[BOOKS] ✫ The Family Upstairs ✵ Lisa Jewell – Android-point-of-sale.info

The Family Upstairs From The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Then She Was Gone And Watching You Comes Another Page Turning Look Inside One Family S Past As Buried Secrets Threaten To Come To Light 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 Cheyne Walk With Reports Of A Baby Crying When They Arrived, They Found A Healthy Ten Month Old Happily Cooing 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 In The Family Upstairs, The Master Of Bone Chilling Suspense People Brings Us The Can T Look Away Story Of Three Entangled Families Living In A House With The Darkest Of Secrets

About the Author: Lisa Jewell

Lisa was born in London in 1968 Her mother was a secretary and her father was a textile agent and she was brought up in the northernmost reaches of London with her two younger sisters She was educated at a Catholic girls Grammar school in Finchley After leaving school at sixteen she spent two years at Barnet College doing an arts foundation course and then two years at Epsom School of Art Design studying Fashion Illustration and Communication.She worked for the fashion chain Warehouse for three years as a PR assistant and then for Thomas Pink, the Jermyn Street shirt company for four years as a receptionist and PA She started her first novel, Ralph s Party, for a bet in 1996 She finished it in 1997 and it was published by Penguin books in May 1998 It went on to become the best selling debut novel of that year.She has since written a further nine novels, as is currently at work on her eleventh.She now lives in an innermost part of north London with her husband Jascha, an IT consultant, her daughters, Amelie and Evie and her silver tabbies, Jack and Milly.Lisa s Facebook page

10 thoughts on “The Family Upstairs

  1. says:

    432 engrossing pages of pure psychopathic heaven and I read every one of them in the last 10 hours I have been walking around our house all day resenting anyone who needed me for anythingthis book is THAT good We re ordering pizza tonight Sorry, not sorry.Don t worry if, as you start this, you feel a little confused by the introduction of different characters and different time periods, it only feels like you don t know what s going on and it only lasts a

  2. says:

    It all happened so slowly, yet so extraordinarily quickly, the change to our parents, to our home, to our lives after they arrived But that first night, when Birdie appeared on our front step with two large suitcases and a cat in a wicker box, we could never have guessed the impact she would have, the other people she would bring into our lives, that it would all end the way it did We thought she had just come to stay for the weekend

  3. says:

    Imagine inheriting an eight bedroom property in London s SW3 in the heart of Chelsea it s an area of multi million pound homes well let s face it, you d be over the moon to say the least This wonderful inheritance is Libby Jones 25th birthday present, but the house or mansion to be precise is pretty dilapidated, and it has a very sinister past too.Told from the points of view of Libby, Lucy, and Henry, in both the past and present, this compelling family drama begins w

  4. says:

    3.5 stars The Family Upstairs is a compulsively readable psychological thriller that features multiple storylines, three POV s, an unreliable narrator, a sociopath, several mysteries, many murders, a crazy cult, a sick obsession, and muchNeedless to say, there s a whole lot going on When Libby, who was adopted when she was a baby, discovers that she will inherit a mansion on her 25th birthday, she is stunned She wants to knowabout her birth parents and why she is the sole he

  5. says:

    Lisa Jewell ventures into horror infested psychological thriller territory in this disturbing and unsettling novel 25 years ago in Chelsea, London, the police enter 16 Cheyne Walk, the mansion of the wealthy Lambs, the home of the famous Martina, wife, model and mother, with her young children, Henry and Lucy What they discover is the dead, decomposing bodies of the Lamb parents, and that of another mystery man, with a note that suggests a cult suicide, but strangely they find a 10

  6. says:

    2.5 stars rounded up to 3 stars.This book was very confusing too me so I am just going to use the blurb as the plot I thought it was written well 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 als 2.5 stars rounded up to 3 stars.This book was

  7. says:

    This was one of my most anticipated reads of 2019, since I m a huge Lisa Jewell fan For me this book was a frustrating read The four other novels by this author which I have previously read were favorites of mine and I never had any problems with the flow of the story This book has so many characters, switches back and forth in time and I found the characters, with the exception of Libby, to be unpredictable and not very believable In the beginning I actually took notes to keep the character This

  8. says:

    Well, it looks as though I may be in the minority on this one Libby is shocked after being notified she s just inherited a massive house One that comes with a mysterious and tragic history Libby was found abandoned as a baby in this home Having been adopted, Libby has since blossomed into a 25 year old, well adjusted, content young lady Anxious to keep her life moving along on the timetable she s set for herself Well, Miss Libbythis new inheritance thing may just change up your original life pl Well, it

  9. says:

    3.5 STARS Lisa Jewell is one of my favorite authors I have read all of her thrillers and my expectations were so high for her newest possibly too high I love how she writes, builds tension, and weaves a story.Her books are so easy to read and fall into This one did seem a bit too long though and I was beginning to tire of the complex plot It focuses on a highly dysfunctional family and there are a lot of characters to sort out It took some time before I was able to make all the connections, b possibly 3.5 STAR

  10. says:

    3 Stars.Creepy and Disturbing Par for the Course with Lisa Jewell, Right The Past Houseguests They are never pleasant Unless they are temporary For a family living in a mansion in Chelsea, a ringing of the doorbell signals a whole host of changes that influences their entire lives, forever Call it dark, eerie and downright strange.The Present On Libby Jones twenty fifth birthday, she inherits a house Not just any house, a mansion in Chelsea Though dilapidated and vacant, it Creepy 3 Stars.Creepy and Disturbing Par fo

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