Lisa Jewell

The Family Remains
  • The Family Remains


    **The sequel to million-copy bestseller THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS, publishing July 2022. Pre-order now to be one of the first to read it.**

    'Gives us an unforgettable ending' JANE CORRY
    'An artful, slippery and hugely satisfying read ... A rare treat awaits!' LOUISE CANDLISH
    'A fast-paced, cleverly plotted thriller that grips from the first page to last' PAULA HAWKINS
    'ENTHRALLED. I think it is by far Lisa's best yet.' GILLIAN MCALLISTER
    'A gripping read... superb!' SHARI LAPENA
    'Lisa Jewell is a superb writer at the top of her game.' KARIN SLAUGHTER
    'It's a triumph. Brava!' ERIN KELLY
    'Compulsive, gripping and immersive.' CL TAYLOR
    'A sheer pleasure to read.' HARRIET TYCE
    'Simply masterful.' SAMANTHA DOWLING
    'Lisa Jewell is, simply, outstanding.' ALEX MARWOOD
    'Compelling, ingenious, breath-stopping.' TAMAR COHEN
    'A witty and propulsive stunner of a novel.' KATHERINE HEINY
    'This is Lisa Jewell at her absolute best. I loved it!' PAUL BURSTON
    'The story everyone has been waiting for. Wonderfully satisfying.' ADELE PARKS
    'A masterclass in storytelling from one of the best there is.' AMANDA JENNINGS
    'Another masterclass in thriller writing from the current queen of psychological suspense.' MARK EDWARDS


    **Loved THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS? Find out what happened next ...**

    LONDON. Early morning, June 2019: on the foreshore of the river Thames, a bag of bones is discovered. Human bones.

    DCI Samuel Owusu is called to the scene and quickly sends the bag for forensic examination. The bones are those of a young woman, killed by a blow to the head many years ago.

    Also inside the bag is a trail of clues, in particular the seeds of a rare tree which lead DCI Owusu back to a mansion in Chelsea where, nearly thirty years previously, three people lay dead in a kitchen, and a baby waited upstairs for someone to pick her up.

    The clues point forward too to a brother and sister in Chicago searching for the only person who can make sense of their pasts.

    Four deaths. An unsolved mystery. A family whose secrets can't stay buried for ever ...




    Praise for Lisa Jewell...

    'I read it all in one sitting' COLLEEN HOOVER
    'I loved The Family Upstairs!' SARAH JESSICA PARKER
    'Gripping' OLIVIA COLMAN
    'Enthralling' RUTH WARE
    'Engrossing' IAN RANKIN
    'Excellent' GUARDIAN
    'Stupendous' RUTH JONES
    'Brilliant' SARAH PINBOROUGH
    'Unputdownable' C.L. TAYLOR

LISA JEWELL was born in London in 1968. Her first novel, Ralph's Party, was the best- selling debut novel of 1999. Since then she has written another eighteen novels, most recently a number of dark psychological thrillers, including The Girls, Then She Was Gone and The Family Upstairs (all of which were Richard & Judy Book Club picks). Lisa is a New York Times and Sunday Times number one bestselling author who has been published worldwide in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two teenage daughters, one cat, one guinea pig and the best dog in the world.

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