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The Family Upstairs: A Novel


Jewell, Lisa

FROM THE BOOK JACKET: Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter shes 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 Londons fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions. Everything in Libbys life is about to change. But what she cant 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 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.

Image result for lisa jewell AUTHORAUTHOR INFO: Lisa Jewell is a popular British author of chick lit fiction. Her books include Ralph's Party, Thirtynothing, After The Party, a sequel to Ralph's Party, and most recently The House We Grew Up In.


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