You think you have the perfect life.
You're successful. Attractive. Well liked.
And you've just got married for the third time.
But that's OK, because everyone's happy. Your children are happy. You're happy. And so is your new wife.
But one tragic accident smashes your perfect life to pieces. Because everyone has secrets, and secrets have consequences.
Some of which can be devastating.
Another unforgettable novel from top 10 bestseller Lisa Jewell, author of Then She Was Gone and The Family Upstairs.
The Family Upstairs was the #1 Bestseller in the UK, Sunday Times, August 2019
An emotionally intelligent, brilliantly plotted and beautifully written examination of a very modern family that will keep you gripped until the end.
Something of a moral fable about modern relationships, this is a smart and enjoyable story
The narrative dips back and forth with various points of view from stunningly drawn characters and I devoured it in one long sitting. Take this to the beach, or indeed anywhere — I promise you won’t regret it.
Prepare to totally forget about your family as you become immersed in someone else’s.
There are so many psychological thrillers around right now – but this is one of the best.
In The Family Remains, Lisa Jewell shows readers what happened after the events of her bestseller The Family Upstairs. In this exclusive extract, enjoy the prologue and first two chapters of the hotly anticipated sequel.
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