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  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. 'Mum, there's some people here from college, they asked me back to theirs. Just for an hour or so. Is that OK?' Midsummer 2017: teenage mum Tallulah heads out on a date, leaving her baby son at home with her mother, Kim. At 11pm she sends her mum a text message. At 4.30am Kim awakens to discover that Tallulah has not come home. Friends tell her that Tallulah was last seen heading to a pool party at a house in the woods nearby called Dark Place. Tallulah never returns. 2018: walking in the woods behind the boarding school where her boyfriend has just started as a head-teacher, Sophie sees a sign nailed to a fence. A sign that says: DIG HERE ....read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. PREPARE TO BE HOOKED 'A twisty and engrossing story of betrayal and redemption.' IAN RANKIN 'Rich, dark and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunnit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.' RUTH WARE 'Really good, gripping. I couldn't bear for it to finish... I don't want to move onto the next book too soon as it feels like a betrayal.' OLIVIA COLMAN FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF INVISIBLE GIRL 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...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Watching You by Lisa Jewell. YOU'RE NOT THE ONLY ONE WATCHING ‘Page one intrigued me. Page three hooked me. By page five, I was consumed. This compulsive, propulsive novel is both a seize-you-by-the-throat thriller and a genuinely moving family drama. Stellar.’ – A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window 'Jewell writes wonderfully engaging characters who weave plausibly tangled webs and the whodunit was largely incidental until the closing pages. She masterfully draws all her threads together throwing in some cunning twists for good measure…The countdown is on for the next Lisa Jewell novel.' - Daily Express You’re back...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin From the number one best-selling author of The Family Upstairs and The Night She Disappeared comes an engrossing, twisty tale of betrayal when an outsider is accused of murder. You don't see her, but she sees you. MIDNIGHT. In the bad part of town, where cats prowl and foxes shriek, a girl is watching... When Saffyre Maddox was ten, something terrible happened, and she's carried the pain of it ever since. The man who she thought was going to heal her didn't, and now she hides and watches him, learning his secrets, invisible in the shadows. Owen Pick is invisible too. He's never had a girlfriend; he's never even had a...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell, read by Emma Gregory. 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 Watching...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. From #1 bestselling author Lisa Jewell, author of The Family Upstairs, Watching You and Then She Was Gone AN UNFORGETTABLE STORY ABOUT A FAMILY WITH A TERRIBLE SECRET When a tragedy breaks a family apart, what can bring it back together? The Birds seem to be the perfect family: mother, father, four children, a picture-book cottage in the country. But one Easter weekend, something happens – something so unexpected, so devastating, that no-one can bring themselves to talk about it. The family shatters, seemingly for good. Until, years later, they are forced to return to the house they grew up in, and to confront what really broke the family...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. **Loved THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS? Find out what happened next ...** LONDON. Early morning, June 2019: on the foreshore of the river Thames, a bag of bones is discovered. Human bones. DCI Samuel Owusu is called to the scene and 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, in particular the seeds of a rare tree which lead DCI Owusu back to a mansion in Chelsea where, nearly thirty years previously, three people lay dead in a kitchen, and a baby waited upstairs for someone to pick her up. The clues point forward too to a brother...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people's houses. You've known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really? Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square. What really happened to her? And who is responsible? Utterly believable characters, a gripping story and a dark secret buried at its core: this is Lisa Jewell at her heart-stopping best. © Lisa Jewell 2015 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. The hit romance about the havoc an old flame can create, from the bestselling author of I Found You and Then She Was Gone This blast from the past will knock them off their feet . . . Dig Ryan hasn't seen Delilah for twelve years, but when she bursts back into his life he can't help falling for his first love all over again. Nadine has been in love with Dig for fifteen years, so she can't help feeling cheated when her best friend has his head turned again by her old nemesis Delilah. But how low will Nadine stoop in order to make Delilah go away? And how can she make Dig realize who he really loves? 'Will keep you up all night in a sweaty,...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. BESTSELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE, AND A TOP RICHARD & JUDY SELECTION She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl. She had her whole life ahead of her. And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone. Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet. But what really takes her breath away is when she meets his nine-year-old daughter. Because his daughter is the image of Ellie. Now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back. What really happened to Ellie? And who still has secrets to hide? 'Both utterly...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    The emotional and intriguing story of life, love and loss from the No. 1 bestseller of Then She Was Gone, brought to you by Penguin. After her number-one single, she was never heard of again . . . Fifteen years later, Bee Bearhorn is found dead in her flat. Shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments. Ana Willis always day-dreamed about the exotic half-sister she hadn't seen in years. When she comes to London to sort through Bee's possessions, she uncovers a life more surprising and mysterious than even she imagined. Along with Bee's closest friends, Ana sets out to discover exactly what happened to her half-sister, Bee Bearhorn, the one-hit wonder . . . Narrated...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin Meet the Londons, a family in need of a friend ... Gerry and Bernie London are proud parents of Tony, Sean and Ned, three wayward lads whose lives have suddenly reached crisis points: Newly divorced Tony is fantasizing about someone he really shouldn't; prize-winning novelist Sean's got a hot new girlfriend and a dose of writer's block; and Ned's just back from Australia, without the girl he took with him - or a clue what he's going to do with his life. If that wasn't enough for one household, the Londons also have a new lodger - a mysterious rockabilly called Gervase. Will he turn out to be a friend - or foe - to the family? © Lisa Jewell 2003 (P)...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Ralph's Party by Lisa Jewell, read by Imogen Church. The smash-hit bestseller from the author of The Girls and Then She Was Gone Six people, one big house and the party that brings it all down . . . Ralph and Smith are flatmates and best mates. Nothing can come between them - until the gorgeous Jemima moves in. They're both falling for her, but which one of them does Jem want? Upstairs, Karl and Siobhan are happily unmarried and have been for fifteen years - until Cheri moves into the flat above, and fixes her sights on Karl. Why should a little problem like his girlfriend get in her way? Sooner or later this house is bound to...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Vince and Joy by Lisa Jewell, read by Antonia Beamish and Leighton Pugh. 'You know that was the best thing that ever happened to me, don't you?' She smiled. 'Me, too.' July, 1986. Vince and Joy have their whole lives ahead of them on the day they meet. Two weeks later they must part, each having lost a piece of their heart to the other. They won't see one another for seven years. Where will they be then? And in the years that follow? What will become of Vince and...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of After the Party by Lisa Jewell, read by Imogen Church. Eleven years ago, Jem and Ralph fell in love. They thought it would be for ever, that they’d found their happy ending. Then two became four, a flat became a house. Romantic nights out became sleepless nights in. And they soon found that life wasn’t quite so simple any more. Now two people who were so right together are starting to drift apart. As they try to find a way back to each other, back to what they once had, they both become dangerously distracted. But maybe it’s not too late to recapture happily ever after...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Truth of Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell, read by Antonia Beamish. Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early thirties, Melody lives in the middle of London with her seventeen-year-old son. She hasn’t seen her parents since she left home at fifteen, but Melody doesn't mind. She’s better off on her own. And then fragments of her past start to come back. At first her memories mean nothing to her but slowly, day by day, she begins to piece together the real story of her childhood. But with every mystery she solves another one materialises, with every question she answers another appears. And...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. London, 1920. Arlette works in Liberty by day, and by night is caughty up in a glamorous whirl of parties, clubs, cocktails and jazz. But when tragedy strikes she flees the city, never to return. Over half a century later, in the grungy mid-'90s, her graddaughter Betty arrives in London. She can't wait to begin her new life. But before she can do so, she must find the mysterious woman named in her grandmother's will. What she doesn't know is that her search will uncover the heartbreaking secret that changed her grandmother's life, and might also change hers for ever... © Lisa Jewell 2012 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    Brought to you by Penguin. Lydia, Robyn and Dean don't know each other - yet. They live very different lives but each of them, independently, has always felt that something is missing. What they don't know is that a letter is about to arrive that will turn their lives upside down. It is a letter containing a secret - one that will bind them together, and show them what love and family and friendship really mean... © Lisa Jewell 2011 (P) Penguin Audio...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The page-turner will sate fans and win over new readers alike…a solid stand-alone tale of mystery and suspense.” —USA TODAY From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell comes an intricate and affecting novel about twisted marriages, fractured families, and deadly obsessions in this stand-alone sequel to the “brilliantly chilling” (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) The Family Upstairs. Early one morning on the shore of the Thames, DCI Samuel Owusu is called to the scene of a gruesome discovery. When Owusu sends the evidence for examination, he learns the bones are connected to a cold...read more

  • Lisa Jewell

    “Quickly and assuredly, Jewell builds an ecosystem of countervailing suspicions…Tricky, clever, unexpected.” —New York Times Book Review “Brace yourself as Jewell stacks up the secrets, then lights a long, slow fuse.” —People “A seize-you-by-the-throat thriller and a genuinely moving family drama.” —A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window The instant New York Times and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Then She Was Gone delivers another suspenseful page-turner about a shocking murder in a picturesque and well-to-do English town, perfect “for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl...read more