Lisa Jewell

  • Tous tes secrets

    Lisa Jewell

    L'histoire glaçante d'une obsession...

    À Melville Heights, il ne se passe jamais rien. Aussi, quand on retrouve dans ce quartier huppé de Bristol, un cadavre lardé de coups de couteau, les résidents sont atterrés. Qui a pu commettre un crime pareil ? Dans le voisinage, tout le monde se connaît : on est entre gens bien. D'ailleurs, on ne fait pas que se côtoyer entre voisins, on s'épie.
    Josephine développe une véritable obsession Tom, le charmant directeur du collège qui vit à deux pas de chez elle. Mais elle n'est pas la seule à guetter ses moindres faits et gestes : Jenna soupçonne le proviseur d'avoir une attirance malsaine pour les adolescentes. Quels sombres secrets cache donc cet homme trop beau pour être honnête ?

    « La première page m'a intrigué. La troisième m'a hameçonné. À la cinquième, j'étais complètement accro. Une lecture addictive qui mêle habilement le drame familial et le roman noir. Extraordinaire ! » - A.J. Finn, auteur du best-seller La Femme à la fenêtre
    « Un livre qui vous prend aux tripes. » - A. J. Finn, auteur du best-seller La Femme à la fenêtre
    « Un roman addictif qui séduira à coup sûr les fans de A.J. Finn et Ruth Ware » - Booklist
    « Captivant... Jewell fabrique une explosive machine à secrets avant d'appuyer sur le détonateur. » - People
    « Un suspense haletant. » - Cosmopolitan
    « Préparez-vous à sursauter ! » - Publishers Weekly
    « Une histoire qui se déroule dans un microcosme à la Petits Secrets et grands mensongesde Liane Moriarty, avec des enjeux aussi impressionnants que le QI d'Amy dans Les Apparences. Un incontournable ! » - InStyle
    « Je te suivrai comme une ombre porte l'obsession à son paroxysme. » - PopSugar
    « Ce roman vous tiendra en haleine jusqu'au bout de la nuit. » - Brouhaha
    « Un roman noir sensationnel. Jewell brouille savamment les pistes et vous réserve un dénouement absolument renversant. Ce roman addictif séduira à coup sûr les fans de A.J. Finn et Ruth Ware » - Booklist

  • Comme toi

    Lisa Jewell


    Une troublante impression de déjà-vu...

    Ellie a disparu à l'âge de quinze ans. Sa mère n'a jamais réussi à faire son deuil, d'autant plus que la police n'a retrouvé ni le coupable ni le corps. Dix ans plus tard, cette femme brisée doit pourtant se résoudre à tourner la page. C'est alors qu'elle fait la connaissance de Floyd, un homme charmant, père célibataire, auquel elle se lie peu à peu. Mais lorsqu'elle rencontre la fille de celui-ci, Poppy, âgée de neuf ans, le passé la rattrape brutalement : cette fillette est le portrait craché de sa fille disparue...
    « Si vous étiez le premier de vos amis à lire La Fille du train et si vous avez lu et relu Les Apparences, vous adorerez ce thriller. » - The Sun
    « L'intrigue de ce nouveau roman est vertigineuse. Comme toi est un livre sombre, sans échappatoire, mais profondément émouvant et sincère. À couper le souffle. » - C. L. Taylor
    « Captivant et bien mené. » - The Sunday Mirror
    « Un thriller psychologique noir, passionnant et exaltant. » - Rachel Rhys
    « Un roman noir aussi intelligent qu'émouvant. » - Mail Online

  • Ils sont chez nous

    Lisa Jewell

    Certains secrets de famille sont plus mortels que d'autres...

    Trois cadavres et un bébé abandonné : c'est la macabre découverte que fait la police dans une belle demeure de Chelsea, celle qu'occupait la famille Lamb. Faute de preuves et de témoignages, les enquêteurs privilégient la piste d'un suicide collectif et l'affaire est classée.
    Vingt-cinq ans plus tard, quand Libby hérite de la maison et se voit révéler les circonstances de son adoption, elle se rend sur les lieux pour percer le mystère de ses origines. Accompagnée par Miller, un journaliste qui a enquêté sur cette terrible affaire, la jeune femme va faire des découvertes troublantes. Mais est-elle prête à découvrir l'effroyable secret qu'on lui cache depuis sa naissance ? Elle ignore encore que quelqu'un, quelque part, donnerait cher pour la retrouver...
    « Cette histoire complètement immersive à la construction sophistiquée fait froid dans le dos. » The Guardian
    « Palpitante et riche en rebondissements, une inoubliable histoire de trahison et de rédemption. » Ian Rankin

  • On se reverra

    Lisa Jewell

    Les souvenirs, c'est comme les cadavres : tôt ou tard, ils refont surface.
    Qui est cet homme assis sur la plage en pleine tempête, sur le lieu d'un crime commis vingt ans plus tôt ? Il n'a pas de nom, pas de manteau, et a perdu la mémoire. Alice prend l'inconnu sous son aile et décide de l'héberger, sans savoir qu'il va bouleverser sa vie à jamais.
    Au même moment, dans la banlieue de Londres, Lily attend en vain le retour de l'homme qu'elle vient d'épouser et dont la police tarde à signaler la disparition. Parviendra-t-elle à retrouver celui pour qui elle a tout abandonné ?

    Un roman haletant au suspense maîtrisé.

    « J'adore les livres de Lisa Jewell, mais On se reverra m'a complètement happée. Je l'ai dévoré en une journée. Ça m'a transportée. » - Jojo Moyes
    « Les lecteurs de Liane Moriarty, Paula Hawkins et Ruth Ware vont adorer. » - Library Journal
    « Une intrigue menée de main de maître ! On retient son souffle jusqu'à la dernière page. » - New York Times
    « Un suspense haletant. » - Sunday Express
    « Une histoire très efficace, un suspense à couper le souffle, une grande humanité. » - Herald
    « Une histoire déchirante et imprévisible. » - Metro

  • Vince & JoyRemember having sex for the very first time?Remember thinking: this is The One?Remember life getting in the way...?Remember wondering: what happened to the person I once was?And what happened to the person I first fell in love with?For Vince and Joy, finding your destiny is easy.Following it, isn't...From teenage love in an eighties holiday park to flatshares, relationships, career crises and children, Vince & Joy is the unforgettable story of two lives lived separately but forever entwined; and asks the question: how do you know when something is really meant to be?

  • Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early thirties, Melody lives in the middle of London with her seventeen-year-old son. She hasn't seen her parents since she left home at fifteen, but Melody doesn't mind. She's better off on her own. And then fragments of her past start to come back. At first her memories mean nothing to her but slowly, day by day, she begins to piece together the real story of her childhood. But with every mystery she solves another one materialises, with every question she answers another appears. And Melody begins to wonder if she'll ever know the truth about her past ...

  • Anglais After the Party

    Lisa Jewell

    Eleven years ago, Jem and Ralph fell in love. They thought it would be for ever, that they'd found their happy ending. Then two became four, a flat became a house. Romantic nights out became sleepless nights in. And they soon found that life wasn't quite so simple any more. Now two people who were so right together are starting to drift apart. As they try to find a way back to each other, back to what they once had, they both become dangerously distracted.But maybe it's not too late to recapture happily ever after ...

  • An uplifting, unforgettable story of two women in two different times from the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of After the Party and The Making of Us.London, 1920. Arlette works in Liberty by day, and by night is caughty up in a glamorous whirl of parties, clubs, cocktails and jazz. But when tragedy strikes she flees the city, never to return.Over half a century later, in the grungy mid-'90s, her graddaughter Betty arrives in London.She can't wait to begin her new life. But before she can do so, she must find the mysterious woman named in her grandmother's will.What she doesn't know is that her search will uncover the heartbreaking secret that changed her grandmother's life, and might also change hers for ever...

  • Anglais Thirtynothing

    Lisa Jewell

    The hugely bestselling romance about the havoc an old flame can set in motion . . .Ever wondered what happened to your first love?Imagine bumping into them twelve years later and realizing you still fancy them rotten. That's exactly what happens to Dig Ryan when he sees Delilah again.Now imagine you're Nadine. You and Dig have been best friends for fifteen years. And you've finally realized that you're in love with him. So when Delilah - who always was your nemesis - returns, you're mad with jealousy and can't help behaving childishly. Like phoning your first love Phil - just to get your own back ...Thirtynothing is a story of ex-boyfriends, ex-girlfriends and friends dabbling with yesterday when they really should be thinking about today.'Will keep you up all night' Times
    'Very entertaining and very funny' Heat

  • Meet the residents of 31 Almanac Road ...Ralph and Smith are flatmates and best mates - until, that is, the gorgeous Jemima moves in. And suddenly they're bickering about a lot more than who drank the last beer. Of course, Jem knows that one of them is the man for her - but is it Ralph or Smith?Upstairs, Karl and Siobhan have been happily unmarried for fifteen years - until, that is, Cheri moves into the flat above theirs. Cheri's got her eye on Karl and doesn't see why she should let a little thing like his girlfriend stand in her way ...Sooner or later its all got to come to a head - and what better place for tears and laughter, break ups and make ups than Ralph's party?

  • Bee Bearhorn had a number-one hit single in 1985 - and was never heard of again. Fifteen years later she is found dead in her flat and nobody seems to care ...But Ana Wills always day-dreamed about the exotic half-sister she hasn't seen in years. And when she comes to London to clear Bee's flat, she uncovers a life more exotic than she imagined: a secret country cottage, mysterious weekends away, and even a missing cat.With Bee's closest friends - mad Lol and strong, silent Flint - Ana sets out to discover exactly what did happen to Bee Bearhorn, the one-hit wonder ...

  • The unforgettable new novel from Top Ten bestseller Lisa Jewell, author of Ralph's Party, The Making of Us and The House We Grew Up In.
    You think you have the perfect life.
    You're successful. Attractive. Well liked.And you've just got married for the third time. But that's OK because everyone's happy. Your children are happy. You're happy. And so is your new wife...London, 3am: a tragic accident, and Adrian's life starts to fall apart. Because everyone has secrets and secrets have consequences.Some of which can be devastating.

  • Meet the Londons, a family in need of a friend ...Gerry and Bernie London are proud parents of Tony, Sean and Ned, three wayward lads whose lives have suddenly reached crisis points:Newly divorced Tony is fantasizing about someone he really shouldn't; prize-winning novelist Sean's got a hot new girlfriend and a dose of writer's block; and Ned's just back from Australia, without the girl he took with him - or a clue what he's going to do with his life.If that wasn't enough for one household, the Londons also have a new lodger - a mysterious rockabilly called Gervase. Will he turn out to be a friend - or foe - to the family?

  • Leah and Toby have lived across the street from one another for years without meeting ... and Leah has been itching to peek behind the front door of Toby's eccentric house, always packed to the rafters with weird and wonderful tenants. When fate finally lets her in, Leah finds that Toby needs her as much as she is surprised to realize she might need him. Sometimes life needs a helping hand and with a sprinkle of romance and their own special magic, Toby and Leah's dreams show the glimmer of a chance of coming true.31 Dream Street is a wonderfully warm and insightful novel that will capture the imagination and soothe the soul.

  • Anglais The Girls

    Lisa Jewell

    Dark secrets, a devastating mystery and the games people play: the gripping new novel from the bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In and The Third Wife.You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people's houses.You've known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly.You think your children are safe.But are they really?Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?Utterly believable characters, a gripping story and a dark secret buried at its core: this is Lisa Jewell at her heart-stopping best.

  • Anglais I Found You

    Lisa Jewell

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

  • The Night She Disappeared Nouv.

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    Conçus par insémination artificielle, trois personnages en quête de leurs origines embarquent pour une histoire extraordinaire.
    Lydia, Robyn et Dean ne se connaissent pas et mènent des vies diamétralement opposées. Chacun d'eux a toujours eu l'impression qu'il manquait quelque chose à son existence... et pour cause : ils sont en réalité frère et soeurs. C'est en s'inscrivant simultanément sur un site Internet permettant de retrouver les personnes nées d'un même don de sperme qu'ils le découvrent. Ensemble, ils vont comprendre ce que l'amour, la famille et l'amitié signifient vraiment. Parallèlement, leur père biologique, Daniel, qui est atteint d'un cancer incurable, a émis le souhait de rencontrer ses " enfants ". C'est une course contre la montre qui s'engage alors pour les retrouver à temps...

  • The stunning new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author.Lydia, Robyn and Dean don't know each other - yet.They live very different lives but each of them, independently, has always felt that something is missing. What they don't know is that a letter is about to arrive that will turn their lives upside down. It is a letter containing a secret - one that will bind them together, and show them what love and familyand friendship really mean...

  • 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.
    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 when something happens one Easter weekend, it is so unexpected, so devastating, that no one can talk about it.The family shatters, seemingly for ever.Until they are forced to return to the house they grew up in. And to confront what really took place all those years ago.

  • BESTSELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE, AND A TOP RICHARD & JUDY SELECTIONNOW WITH 500 5* REVIEWS - this is what readers are saying: 'Grips to the point of OBSESSION''My life STOPPED while I read this book''My heart was THUMPING in my chest''This is EDGE OF YOUR SEAT reading''This book left me BREATHLESS''Cancel all plans and BUY THIS BOOK'
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    She was fifteen, her mother's golden girl.
    She had her whole life ahead of her.
    And then, in the blink of an eye, Ellie was gone.Ten years on, Laurel has never given up hope of finding Ellie. And then she meets a charming and charismatic stranger who sweeps her off her feet.But what really takes her breath away is when she meets his nine-year-old daughter.Because his daughter is the image of Ellie.Now all those unanswered questions that have haunted Laurel come flooding back.
    What really happened to Ellie? And who still has secrets to hide?

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