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  • Published: 18 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099599494
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $26.00
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I Found You




Two women, twenty years of secrets and a man who can't remember lie at the heart of Lisa Jewell's brilliant new novel.

Two women. Twenty years of secrets. And a man who doesn't remember anything.
Or does he?
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'Fresh and intriguing, with characters so real I ached for them. I loved I Found You'
Clare Mackintosh

'I LOVED I Found You. A proper thriller with wonderful characters'
Sabine Durrant_____________________

Everyone has secrets. What if you can't remember yours?
'How long have you been sitting out here?'
'I got here yesterday.'
'Where did you come from?'
'I have no idea.'

Lily has only been married for three weeks. When her new husband fails to come home from work one night, she is left stranded in a new country where she knows no one.

Alice finds a man on the beach outside her house. He has no name, no jacket, no idea what he is doing there. Against her better judgement, she invites him into her home.

But who is he, and how can she trust a man who has lost his memory?

  • Pub date: 18 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9780099599494
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell was born in London in 1968. Her first novel, Ralph’s Party, was published in 1999. It was the best-selling debut novel of the year. Since then she has published another sixteen novels, most lately a number of dark psychological thrillers, including The Girls and Then She Was Gone (both of which were Richard & Judy Book Club picks).


Lisa is a top 10 New York Times and number one Sunday Times author who has been published worldwide in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two daughters, two cats, two guinea pigs and the best dog in the world.

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Praise for I Found You

“Fresh and intriguing, with characters so real I ached for them. I loved I Found You”

Clare Mackintosh

“I’ve never read a book by Lisa that I didn’t love. In this case, I ended up reading the whole thing in a day which is always a pleasure, and makes you feel as if you’ve had a little holiday from your own life.”

Jojo Moyes

“I LOVED I Found You. A proper thriller with wonderful characters.”

Sabine Durrant

“Lisa Jewell just keeps getting better. I thought nothing could top The Girls, then along came I Found You. Three separate strands, three very different characters with one dark mystery at its core. With another writer, I would be trying to solve the mystery by chapter two, but Lisa’s books are so deliciously immersive, like a warm scented bath, you don’t want to jump ahead to find out what happened, preferring to lie back and let the story wash over you. The plot of I Found You is gripping and compelling but, as always with Lisa. it’s the characters that drive the book. With the possible exception of Anne Tyler, I can’t think of another writer who so gets to the heart of what it is to be human, in all humanity’s flawed decency. I Found You is a wise, compassionate, gripping tale by a storyteller who totally gets people - acting well and acting badly, but mostly muddling through trying our best.”

Tamar Cohen

“I Found You is exciting, entertaining and a crackingly good read … Lisa Jewell knows exactly how to drip feed information that compels the reader to want to read more and more and I found myself unable to put the book down … A perfect read. This is the first time I’ve read one of [Lisa’s] books but it certainly won’t be the last.”

Linda’s Book Bag

“Lisa Jewell is one of Britain’s best-selling writers – and reading her novel, it’s not hard to see why … packed with more twists, and genuine sadness, than anybody could possibly expect.”

Reader’s Digest

“Magnetic characters, a fast-paced plot and a 30-year-old mystery make I Found You, the gripping new book by Lisa Jewell, a must-read.”

Good Housekeeping

“Lisa Jewell’s storytelling is so emotionally truthful, it’s impossible not to become involved in the loves of her characters …Part whodunit, part thriller and part romance, this novel will keep you enthralled.”

Psychologies

“A gripping and at times heart-wrenching read.”

Metro

“A skilful blend of crime, romance and psychological thriller, the result is an engrossing read, at times heartrending, yet hopeful.”

Sunday Mirror

“Gripping, unputdownable page-turning mystery.”

Sunday Express

“Don’t miss this fantastic read that’ll keep you guessing.”

Fabulous, Sun on Sunday

“We love Lisa Jewell and you won’t put this down.”

U Magazine

“We’re big fans of Lisa Jewell’s books and I Found You is up there with her very best … It’s dazzlingly atmospheric and impossible to put down.”

Closer

“This drama is both creepy and thrilling”

Heat

“A brilliantly told story”

Image

“A great holiday read, the sort that makes you want to finish just one more chapter.”

The Bookbag

“Jewell has been notching up bestsellers left, right and centre, and her latest superb offering, I Found You, is sure to join the ranks ... Jewell manages to make the impossible seem possible, expertly pulling off an imaginative feat par excellence … Jewell delivers a stunningly crafted plot to maximum effect and crafts a story that is both incredibly tense and spectacularly redemptive. One absolutely not to be missed.”

The Herald

“Oh my goodness! I sobbed my way through the last few pages after laying in bed finishing this book this morning. So I had to come downstairs and have my breakfast then re-read the last 5% to make sure I hadn’t missed anything through the tears…but it set me off all over again! … I just adored Alice and her story.”

MyChestnutReadingTree

“I Found You doesn’t disappoint … I loved Alice. She is such a wonderful character … Another gem from Jewell!”

Angelnetreviews

“This is brilliantly written, emotionally engaging and stuffed full of gripping plot twists. I loved it.”

Daily Mail

“Jewell delivers a stunningly crafted plot to maximum effect and crafts a story that is both incredibly tense and spectacular redemptive”

Western Daily Press

“Simply a lovely hug of a novel”

Woman's Way

“Jewell delivers a stunningly crafted plot to maximum effect and crafts a story that is both incredibly tense and spectacularly redemptive”

Liverpool Echo

“Jewell manages to make the impossible seems possible, expertly pulling off an imaginative feat par excellence”

Wolverhampton Express and Star

“I was gripped from the beginning and if there was a word for gripped more, then I was that from part two which resulted in total grippedness by the last pages of this book, which had me shedding a small tear or two for all that had gone before.”

Cleopatra Loves Books

“Jewell delivers a stunningly crafted plot to maximum effect”

The Northern Echo

“I loved every single page of I Found You. I laughed, I wanted to cry, my heart was fit to bursting sometimes. I was shocked, amazed, in awe. It's just one of those books you know you'll love”

Bookish Escapes

“A fascinating read as the storylines slowly emerge”

The Irish News

“Jewell keeps you guessing what the connections between threads and subtexts are until they all come gloriously together. A wonderful novel to escape in to.’ Book of the Month”

Love Reading

“A fascinating read as the storylines slowly emerge.”

Western Mail

“One absolutely not to be missed”

Today FM

“Taut and brilliantly exciting; I absolutely raced through it.”

Jenny Colgan

“An involving, well-plotted novel with good twists, surprises and some memorable characters.”

Choice

“A fascinating read as the storylines slowly emerge.”

Manchester Evening News

“Riddled with drama, suspense and intriguing characters, I Found Youis another brilliantly thrilling book.”

Handwritten Girl

“Highly recommended and a great summer read.”

Nudge

“I couldn’t put this book down… another brilliant read from Lisa Jewell.”

Marie Claire

“A fascinating read as the storylines slowly emerge.”

Liverpool Echo

“A story that is incredibly tense and spectacularly redemptive. One absolutely not to be missed.”

Irish Examiner

“A mix of secrets and deception make for a phenomenal tale”

The Sun Scotland

“I found this book a bit scary. Not horror scary, but anticipation scary. That is the biggest compliment I can give to Lisa Jewell. She has written a novel tight on anticipation and suspense. A proper thriller book which can sit alongside Gone Girl.”

Frost Magazine

“Skilfully woven tale”

Peterborough Telegraph

“It is a totally compelling read, deftly structured, peopled with authentic characters, the kind of book you can easily devour in a couple of sittings.”

Yorkshire Post

“Brilliant … couldn’t put it down. I think it is her best book yet and that’s saying something.”

(Mostly) Yummy Mummy

“A one-sit-wonder that’ll have you still guessing with only 50 pages left”

Chosen as one In Style’s June book club reads

“You need to finish it in one sitting”

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