The Family Remains

The Family Remains

from the author of the million copy bestseller The Family Upstairs



'I was ENTHRALLED. Empathetic, gripping, authentic' Gillian McAllister
'A GRIPPING read. Superb!' Shari Lapena
'Dark menace, consummate plotting. A sheer PLEASURE to read' Harriet Tyce
'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

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 and sister in Chicago searching for the only person who can make sense of their pasts.

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



More love for The Family Remains . . .

'The queen of compulsively readable psychological thrillers returns with another up-all-night page-turner' Metro
'Another brilliantly plotted and paced book from the much love psychological suspense novelist' PRIMA
'The sequel to The Family Upstairs has the same propulsive plot but you don't need to have read the first to enjoy this' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
'A riveting, rollicking read, guaranteed to send your blood pressure soaring' RED MAGAZINE
'Jewell is a master of the art of keeping her readers gripped' LIVING EDGE MAGAZINE
'A fiendishly well plotted, compulsively readable novel, teeming with secrets and lies' DECLAN HUGHES, THE IRISH TIMES
'Gives us an unforgettable ending' JANE CORRY
'It's a triumph. Brava!' ERIN KELLY
'Compulsive, gripping and immersive.' CL TAYLOR
'A sheer pleasure to read.' HARRIET TYCE
'Simply masterful.' SAMANTHA DOWNING
'Lisa Jewell is, simply, outstanding.' ALEX MARWOOD
'Compelling, ingenious, breath-stopping.' TAMAR COHEN
'A witty and propulsive stunner of a novel.' KATHERINE HEINY
'This is Lisa Jewell at her absolute best. I loved it!' PAUL BURSTON
'The story everyone has been waiting for. Wonderfully satisfying.' ADELE PARKS
'A masterclass in storytelling from one of the best there is.' AMANDA JENNINGS
'Another masterclass in thriller writing from the current queen of psychological suspense.' MARK EDWARDS
'A compulsive, dark, satisfying tale that will pick you up and refuse to put you down.' CATHERINE STEADMAN
'This is perfection on a page.' ALICE FEENEY
'Twisty, intriguing and utterly compelling!' ANDREA MARA
'Compelling, intriguing and entirely entertaining, I absolutely loved it!' LIZ NUGENT
'A complex, beautifully written and addictive read' SINEAD CROWLEY

Praise for Lisa Jewell . . .

'I read it all in one sitting' COLLEEN HOOVER
'I loved The Family Upstairs!' SARAH JESSICA PARKER
'Enthralling' RUTH WARE
'Engrossing' IAN RANKIN
'Excellent' GUARDIAN
'Stupendous' RUTH JONES
'Unputdownable' C.L. TAYLOR

About the author

Lisa Jewell

LISA JEWELL was born in London in 1968.

Her first novel, Ralph's Party, was the best- selling debut novel of 1999. Since then she has written another eighteen novels, most recently a number of dark psychological thrillers, including The Girls, Then She Was Gone and The Family Upstairs (all of which were Richard & Judy Book Club picks).

Lisa is a New York Times and Sunday Times number one bestselling author who has been published worldwide in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two teenage daughters and the best dog in the world.
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