The Family Upstairs

by 2 books in this series
#1 - The Family Upstairs
#1 - The Family Upstairs
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
#2 - The Family Remains
#2 - The Family Remains

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

DCI Samuel Owusu 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 which lead DCI Owusu to a mansion in Chelsea where thirty years previously three people lay dead, while a baby upstairs waited for someone to pick her up.

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

'I was ENTHRALLED. Empathetic, gripping, authentic' Gillian McAllister
'A GRIPPING read. Superb!' Shari Lapena
'Fast-paced, cleverly plotted. GRIPS from first page to last' Paula Hawkins
'Artful, slippery, HUGELY SATISFYING. A rare treat awaits!' Louise Candlish
'The story EVERYONE has been waiting for.' Adele Parks

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