The Family Upstairs

The Family Upstairs

The #1 bestseller. ‘I read it all in one sitting’ – Colleen Hoover


Prepare to be hooked . . . A compulsive thriller from Lisa Jewell.


'I read it all in one sitting.' Colleen Hoover
'I loved The Family Upstairs!' Sarah Jessica Parker
'Really good, gripping. I couldn't bear for it to finish...' Olivia Colman
'A twisty and engrossing story of betrayal and redemption.' Ian Rankin
'Rich, dark and intricately twisted' Ruth Ware

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.

More love for The Family Upstairs . . .

'My eyes were glued to this book!' Hayley Morris
'You don't read a Lisa Jewell book, you fall into it.' Erin Kelly
'I swear I didn't breathe the whole time I was reading it.' Clare Mackintosh
'Creepy, intricate and utterly immersive.' Guarian
'I had a thrilling for-God's-sake-tell-me-what-happened sensation in my stomach for the entire read' Ruth Jones
'Absolutely brilliant.' Sarah Pinborough
'Glitters like a blade and cuts even deeper.' AJ Finn
'I was hooked from the first page.' Alice Feeney
'Utterly compelling. Deliciously dark and twisty .' Jane Corry
'It's absolutely bloody brilliant.' Tammy Cohen
'I genuinely struggled to put this one down.' The Unmumsy Mum

About the author

Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell's first novel, Ralph’s Party, was published in 1999 and was the best-selling debut novel of the year. Since then she has published another twenty-one novels, most lately a number of dark psychological thrillers, including Then She Was Gone, The Family Upstairs and None of This is True. Lisa is a number one New York Times and Sunday Times author who has sold over ten million books worldwide and been published in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two daughters and a lovely dog called Daisy. @lisajewelluk on Twitter @lisajewelluk on Instagram @lisajewellofficial on Facebook.
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