|By (author):||Jewell, Lisa|
|Subject:||FICTION / Contemporary Women|
|FICTION / General|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General|
|FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological|
|Size:||8.25in x 5.31in x 1.00in|
|From The Publisher*||INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER|
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA COVER TO COVER BOOK CLUB PICK
"Rich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect." -Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author
"A haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read." -Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author
From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another page-turning look inside one family's past as buried secrets threaten to come to light.
Be careful who you let in.
Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she's been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am.
She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the sole inheritor of their abandoned mansion on the banks of the Thames in London's fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions. Everything in Libby's life is about to change. But what she can't possibly know is that others have been waiting for this day as well-and she is on a collision course to meet them.
Twenty-five years ago, police were called to 16 Cheyne Walk with reports of a baby crying. When they arrived, they found a healthy ten-month-old happily cooing in her crib in the bedroom. Downstairs in the kitchen lay three dead bodies, all dressed in black, next to a hastily scrawled note. And the four other children reported to live at Cheyne Walk were gone.
In The Family Upstairs, the master of "bone-chilling suspense" (People) brings us the can't-look-away story of three entangled families living in a house with the darkest of secrets.
|Review Quote*||Praise for The Family Upstairs:|
"Lisa Jewell has done it again-rich, dark and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunnit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect." -RUTH WARE, New York Times bestselling author
|Review Quote*||"Your hands quake. Your breath fades. Your heart wallops your ribs. Medical emergency or Lisa Jewell novel? Few writers of psychological suspense devise such swift, slippery plots; fewer still people their stories with characters so human and complex. The Family Upstairs glitters like a blade and cuts even deeper." -A. J. FINN, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window|
|Review Quote*||"A haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read. I was desperate to uncover all the twisting mysteries inside The Family Upstairs, layer by tangled layer. Eerie, suspenseful, and completely consuming." -MEGAN MIRANDA, New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls|
|Review Quote*||"I've just raced through the brilliantly dark and disturbing The Family Upstairs. Absolutely couldn't put it down, it's so good!" -B. A. PARIS, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors|
|Review Quote*||"I'm a big fan of Lisa's books and had hoped to save it for my holiday next week, but failed miserably by devouring The Family Upstairs as soon as it arrived. 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, New York Times bestselling author of Sometimes I Lie|
|Review Quote*||"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, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes|
|Review Quote*||"The perfect poolside read. The perfect anywhere read, tbh. This book is riveting, moving, and out in August. Highest possible level of recommendation." -SOPHIE HANNAH, New York Times bestselling author|
|Review Quote*||"A twisty and engrossing story of betrayal and redemption. Reminiscent of Donna Tartt in scope and quality." -IAN RANKIN, New York Times bestselling author|
|Review Quote*||"An abandoned baby, a surprise inheritance, a cobwebbed Bohemian mansion-The Family Upstairs is rich in mystery from the very first page, and Lisa Jewell's best book yet." -ERIN KELLY, author of He Said, She Said|