The Family Upstairs is a book I read because I enjoyed Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell.

Her name pops up a lot, so I read this one. What can I say? The title sold me.

Unlike Then She Was Gone, the story moved slowly and had me hoping it would end sooner rather than later.


The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell Book Summary and Review

the family upstairs book summary and reviewThe Family Upstairs Book Summary

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 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.

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the family upstairs book review

My Book Review for The Family Upstairs

If you like literary fiction with some suspense and mystery, you’ll like this book.

It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t one of those books that make you want to keep on reading to see what happens next.

You really need to read for a bit to see how the characters develop and see what secrets slowly reveal themselves.

I’m not one that likes to take time with my books.

I want them to be so good that I finish them in a day or two.

For me, this was not one of those books.

My The Family Upstairs of Her Rating

I give The Family Upstairs 3 out of 5 stars. 

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