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'Really good, gripping. I couldn't bear for it to finish... I don't want to move onto the next book too soon as it feels like a betrayal.' OLIVIA COLMAN
'I swear I didn't breathe the whole time I was reading it. Gripping, pacy, brilliantly twisty.' CLARE MACKINTOSH
'A twisty and engrossing story of betrayal and redemption.' IAN RANKIN
FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF INVISIBLE GIRL
In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up.
In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note.
They've been dead for several days.
Who has been looking after the baby?
And where did they go?
Two entangled families.
A house with the darkest of secrets.
A compulsive thriller from Lisa Jewell.
'Rich, dark and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunnit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.' RUTH WARE
'You don't read a Lisa Jewell book, you fall into it. It takes huge talent to establish a whole world in the turn of two pages.' ERIN KELLY
'Creepy, intricate and utterly immersive: an excellent holiday read.' GUARDIAN
'I had an unrelentingly pleasurable and thrilling for-God's-sake-tell-me-what-happened sensation in my stomach for the entire read ... Stupendous!' RUTH JONES
'Absolutely brilliant. Great characterisation, a fascinating and dark set up and a great conclusion. She's always great but this is next level stuff.' SARAH PINBOROUGH
'Few writers of psychological suspense devise such swift, slippery plots; fewer still people their stories with characters so human and complex. Lisa's Jewell's The Family Upstairs glitters like a blade and cuts even deeper.' AJ FINN
'Whenever I pick up a Lisa Jewell novel I know I'm in for a compelling, immersive and unputdownable read and The Family Upstairs is one of her very best' CL TAYLOR
'I had hoped to save The Family Upstairs for my holiday, but failed miserably ... I was hooked from the first page. I think it's her best yet and hands down my favourite book so far this year.' ALICE FEENEY
'Utterly compelling. Deliciously dark and twisty with characters who live on in your head. Lisa Jewell just keeps getting better and better.' JANE CORRY
'It's absolutely bloody brilliant and I can't tell you much I wish I'd written it.' TAMMY COHEN
'It's SO GOOD!' INDIA KNIGHT
'I loved The Family Upstairs
BESTSELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE, AND A TOP RICHARD & JUDY SELECTION
OVER 1,000 5* REVIEWS – this is why readers love this book:
'Grips to the point of OBSESSION'
'My life STOPPED while I read this book'
'My heart was THUMPING in my chest'
'This is EDGE OF YOUR SEAT reading'
'This book left me BREATHLESS'
'Cancel all plans and BUY THIS BOOK'
She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl.
She had her whole life ahead of her.
And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone.
Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.
But what really takes her breath away is when she meets his nine-year-old daughter.
Because his daughter is the image of Ellie.
Now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back.
What really happened to Ellie? And who still has secrets to hide?
From the #1 bestselling author of THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS and THEN SHE WAS GONE comes an engrossing, twisty story of dark family secrets and betrayal.
'Dark, furiously twisty and utterly gripping.' LUCY FOLEY
YOU DON'T SEE HER. BUT SHE SEES YOU.
MIDNIGHT: In an area of urban wasteland where cats hunt and foxes shriek, a girl is watching...
When Saffyre Maddox was ten, something terrible happened, and she's carried the pain of it ever since. The man who she thought was going to heal her didn't, and now she hides, learning his secrets, invisible in the shadows.
Owen Pick is invisible too. He's never had a girlfriend; he's never even had a friend.
Nobody sees him. Nobody cares.
But when Saffyre goes missing from opposite his house on Valentine's night, suddenly the whole world is looking at Owen.
Accusing him. Holding him responsible for Saffyre's disappearance...
INVISIBLE GIRL: an engrossing, twisty story of how we look in the wrong places for bad people while the real predators walk among us in plain sight.
'I've really struggled with reading during lockdown but this weekend I finished Lisa Jewell's gripping Invisible Girl and it was such a joy not to be able to put a book down. Her best yet.' JOJO MOYES
'A masterclass in how to write with pace and tension.' HARRIET TYCE
'Lisa Jewell's dark and twisty thriller explores the murkier reaches of the human psyche, confounding expectations as it reaches a shocking denouement.' DAILY MAIL
'An engrossing and compelling read.' MIRROR
'Another twisty, turny and tangled thriller from Lisa Jewell, which also manages to deliver a really satisfying and shocking denouement.' RED
'She isn't afraid of plunging an icy blade into her readers' hearts whilst examining the cruel realities of the world.' ADELE PARKS
'Compelling and surprisingly moving - Lisa Jewell never lets you down.' CLARE MACKINTOSH
'A masterclass in character... A wonderful slow-burn gripper - I loved it.' LOUISE CANDLISH
'An up-all-night gripping story with characters who feel as real as you and me.' ERIN KELLY
'Not only is her plotting masterful, Lisa has the rare ability to make you care - passionately - about all her characters... Invisible Girl is quite brilliant in every way.' JANE CASEY
'Dark, gripping, emotionally intense. My heart hurt from being squeezed so tight.
YOU'RE NOT THE ONLY ONE WATCHING
‘Page one intrigued me. Page three hooked me. By page five, I was consumed. This compulsive, propulsive novel is both a seize-you-by-the-throat thriller and a genuinely moving family drama. Stellar.’ – A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window
You’re back home after four years working abroad, new husband in tow.
You’re keen to find a place of your own. But for now you’re crashing in your big brother’s spare room.
That’s when you meet the man next door.
He’s the head teacher at the local school. Twice your age. Extraordinarily attractive. You find yourself watching him.
All the time.
But you never dreamed that your innocent crush might become a deadly obsession.
Or that someone is watching you.
Family secrets, illicit passion and an unexplained murder? It can only be the gripping new novel from Lisa Jewell, #1 bestselling author of Then She Was Gone.
'I was totally gripped by this excellent psychological thriller. Set in Bristol, it opens with a dead body, then moves into the head of Joey, a newly-married 27-year-old who gets a sudden crush on one of her new neighbours, which quickly becomes obsessive. Hugely enjoyable.' – Marian Keyes, author of The Break
'If you only pick one summer read this year, make it Watching You. I inhaled it in one sitting. A gripping plot, characters you love but can't trust, and a thumping emotional heart, Lisa Jewell has done it again.' – Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes and 13 Minutes
'If you loved The Woman in The Window and The Girl on the Train then this is for you!' – the Hotlist, U Magazine
'Then She Was Gone was my favourite thriller last year and this is even better. Brilliantly plotted and impossible to put down, it kept me guessing until the very end.' - Alice Feeney, author of Sometimes I Lie
'She's done it again! Lisa Jewell has penned the page-turner of the summer. Emotionally-engrossing and utterly compelling, with a mystery that keeps you gripped until the last heart-wrenching page.' - Tammy Cohen, author of They All Fall Down
'Jewell writes wonderfully engaging characters who weave plausibly tangled webs and the whodunit was largely incidental until the closing pages. She masterfully draws all her threads together, throwing in some cunning twists for good measure…The countdown is on for the next Lisa Jewell novel.
Lydia, Robyn and Dean don't know each other - yet.
They live very different lives but each of them, independently, has always felt that something is missing.
What they don't know is that a letter is about to arrive that will turn their lives upside down.
It is a letter containing a secret - one that will bind them together, and show them what love and family and friendship really mean...
Two women. Twenty years of secrets. And a man who doesn't remember anything.
Or does he?
'Fresh and intriguing, with characters so real I ached for them. I loved I Found You'
'I LOVED I Found You. A proper thriller with wonderful characters'
Everyone has secrets. What if you can't remember yours?
'How long have you been sitting out here?'
'I got here yesterday.'
'Where did you come from?'
'I have no idea.'
Lily has only been married for three weeks. When her new husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left stranded in a new country where she knows no one.
Alice finds a man on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, no idea what he is doing there. Against her better judgement, she invites him into her home.
But who is he, and how can she trust a man who has lost his memory?
From #1 bestselling author Lisa Jewell, author of The Family Upstairs, Watching You and Then She Was Gone
AN UNFORGETTABLE STORY ABOUT
A FAMILY WITH A TERRIBLE SECRET
When a tragedy breaks a family apart, what can bring it back together?
The Birds seem to be the perfect family: mother, father, four children, a picture-book cottage in the country.
But one Easter weekend, something happens – something so unexpected, so devastating, that no-one can bring themselves to talk about it.
The family shatters, seemingly for good.
Until, years later, they are forced to return to the house they grew up in, and to confront what really broke the family apart...
Dark secrets, a devastating mystery and the games people play: the gripping new novel from the bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In and The Third Wife.
You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people’s houses.
You’ve known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly.
You think your children are safe.
But are they really?
Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?
Utterly believable characters, a gripping story and a dark secret buried at its core: this is Lisa Jewell at her heart-stopping best.
From the Number One bestselling author of Then She Was Gone, comes a romance about neighbours brought together by fate . . .
31 Silversmith Road.
For years, Toby has opened his door to the people who needed his help.
For years, Leah has watched the house across the street, wondering who the unusual assortment of occupants might be.
They've never met - until one day, they're brought together by a letter. A letter which makes Toby realize he needs to move on with his life - and help his tenants move on with theirs, too.
Leah offers to help them each find a new way to be happy.
But can she make Toby's dreams come true, too?
'Another jewel from Lisa' Heat
'A big warm-hearted book' Marie Claire
'A life-affirming tale studded with Jewell's trademark warmth and humour' Red
The huge bestseller from the author of The Family Upstairs and The Girls - a love story for anyone who adored One Day in December and David Nicholls.
'Vince and Joy got me through a hard time. Gave me the strength to walk away from my situation. When we read books about characters we can relate to, it makes us feel less alone. An awakening' C L Moore
Right person. Wrong time . . .
Vince and Joy have their whole lives ahead of them on the day they meet as teenagers, and instantly fall in love.
But two weeks later, a misunderstanding forces them apart.
When they cross paths seven years later they've been living very different lives.
Yet neither of them has been able to let go of their first love.
What happens when you meet the right person at the wrong time?
'A gem of a read' Grazia
'One of those rare books with the variety, complexity and unexpectedness of real life. A book you simply disappear into. And you emerge two days later on a cloud of cosy memories' Sunday Telegraph
'A Must Buy Book - classy, evocative, intelligent and insightful' Company
An emotional, uplifting story about sisters, secrets, and second chances, from No. 1 bestselling author of Richard & Judy pick THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS
Bee Beahorn had it all - a successful music career, fabulous friends, and a glamorous celebrity lifestyle.
At least, that's what her estranged sister, Ana, had always believed.
Their lives were worlds apart. Bea was beautiful, extravagant and full of life. Ana was awkward, shy, and destined to live in Bea's shadow.
But when Bea is found dead in her flat, Ana realises that everything she knew about her sister had been a lie.
Ana is determined to find out the truth about her sister - and she might just find herself along the way . . .
'A compelling story packed with intriguing characters' The Times
'Written with intelligence, verve and wit . . . a triumph' Hello
'Inventive and moving, with definite charms and a real sense of poignancy' Sunday Times
THE GRIPPING BESTSELLER FROM THE NO. 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS
'A heart-warming page-turner from start to finish' Heat
'The perfect summer read' Marie Claire
A stranger in your home can only mean trouble . . .
The London family is in crisis.
Newly-divorced Tony is fantasizing about someone he shouldn't.
Prize-winning writer Sean has a hot new girlfriend, and a dose of writer's block.
Their brother Ned has just come back from Australia, leaving his girlfriend behind.
And now they have a new lodger - a mysterious stranger.
But is he the friend this family needs, or a troublemaker they could do without?
'Terrific stuff: touching, funny and sentient' Sunday Times
'Funny and emotionally satisfying' Times
'A heart-warming page-turner from start to finish' Heat