Gifted musician Clemency Thompson is playing for tourists on the streets of southern France when she receives an urgent text message. Her childhood friend, Lucy, is demanding her immediate return to London.
It's happening, says the message. The baby is back.
Libby Jones was only six months old when she became an orphan. Now twenty-five, she's astounded to learn of an inheritance that will change her life. A gorgeous, dilapidated townhouse in one of London's poshest neighborhoods has been held in a trust for her all these years. Now it's hers.
As Libby investigates the story of her birth parents and the dark legacy of her new home, Clemency and Lucy are headed her way to uncover, and possibly protect, secrets of their own. What really happened in that rambling Chelsea mansion when they were children? And are they still at risk?
Jewell's novels have been praised as sure to please fans of Ruth Ware and A.J. Finn (Library Journal, starred review) and her latest is no exception. The Family Upstairs will keep you guessing until the very last page. Simon & Schuster Fall 2019 Adult Author Tours
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Atria Books, October 2019
Product Dimensions: 9 L × 6 W × 0 H
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