The House We Grew Up In
From the number one bestselling author of The Family Upstairs
The unforgettable story about a family with a secret at its core, from Top Ten bestseller Lisa Jewell, author of Ralph's Party,The Making of Us and Before I Met You.
From the #1 bestselling author of The Night She Disappeared, The Family Upstairs and Then She Was Gone
AN UNFORGETTABLE STORY ABOUT A FAMILY WITH A TERRIBLE SECRET
When a tragedy breaks a family apart, what can bring it back together?
The Birds seem to be the perfect family: mother, father, four children, a picture-book cottage in the country.
But one Easter weekend, something happens - something so unexpected, so devastating, that no one can bring themselves to talk about it.
The family shatters, seemingly for good.
Until, years later, they are forced to return to the house they grew up in, and to confront what really broke the family apart . . .
Praise for The House We Grew Up In
Masterfully plotted, beautifully written ... I absolutely loved it.Louise Millar, author of Accidents Happen
A powerful family sagaCandis Magazine
Clever, intelligent and believable on a subject few of us really understand. Lorrie is one of the most vivid - and complex - characters I've read in years. Wonderful.Jojo Moyes
Simply stunning.Daily Mail
Poignant, heart-wrenching & beautifully told, the author's best tale yet.The Sun
A poignant page-turner.Fabulous Magazine, Sun on Sunday
Her best novel to date.... It's an evocative, thought-provoking and fascinating book that gets under your skin. Just brilliant.Fabulous.co.uk
Jewell cleverly and thoughtful portrays her steady decline and the effect it has on her family which has other secrets waiting to emerge. Imaginative and well executed.Sunday Mirror
Completely captivating.The Lady
Top of the women's fiction list this summer should be Lisa Jewell's The House We Grew Up In.Press Association
Compelling. possibly the author's best yet. An intensely moving study of grief and family relationships, this is also a fantastically gripping story with a couple of powerful shocks.Hello!
The House We Grew Up In is a truly brilliant novel, it had me hooked from start to finish.mebookshelfandi.co.uk
A cracking summer read-family drama, illicit relationships and a bit of mystery.stephinlondon.com
Raw and sincere, Lisa Jewell writes another winner with this bestseller-worthy novel.prettylittlememoirs.co.uk
a perfect beach readSunday Express
possibly the author's best yet ... An intensely moving study of grief and family relationships, this is also a fantastically gripping story with a couple of powerful shocksHello Magazine
thought-provoking and rivetingI Heart Chick-Lit
modern moving dramaMetro
With descriptive prose and strong, likeable characters, this - her 11th novel - once again proves that she's a cut above. An easy read and tear-jerking to boot: it's a top flop and drop companionEasyjet Traveller
We love the darker direction Lisa Jewell has taken in her past few books. More please!Good Housekeeping
It's an absolute gem; it's one of those books that you simply can't put down and have to keep reading until your eyes sting with tiredness. Quite simply a perfect read and one that will stay with me for a long time.Jaffareadstoo
Completely compelling ... dark enough to shock you, yet light enough that you never want to put it downNo 1 Magazine
A thought-provoking - and at times tear-jerking - tale which her legions of fans will no doubt enjoyWoman's Way