The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell Paperback Book

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Author: Lisa Jewell

Format: Quality Paperback, Unabridged-CD

Publisher: Atria Books

Published: Jun 2020

Genre: Fiction - Thrillers - Psychological

Retail Price: $17.00

Pages: 352

Synopsis

"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) as one family's past returns to haunt them and buried secrets threaten to come to light--from the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone. 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 happy 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. But where? "Intoxicating" (Entertainment Weekly) and filled with shocking twists, The Family Upstairs is "a haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read" (Megan Miranda, New York Timesbestselling author).

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