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Lisa Jewell Biography & Facts

Lisa Jewell (born 19 July 1968) is a British author of popular fiction. Her books include Ralph's Party, Thirtynothing, After The Party (a sequel to Ralph's Party), and later Then She Was Gone, The Family Upstairs, Invisible Girl and The Night She Disappeared. Her latest book None of This Is True was published in July 2023. Life Jewell was born in London and educated at St. Michael's Catholic Grammar School in Finchley, north London, leaving school after one day in the sixth form to do an art foundation course at Barnet College followed by a diploma in fashion illustration at Epsom School of Art & Design. She worked in fashion retail for several years, namely Warehouse and Thomas Pink.After being made redundant, Jewell accepted a challenge from her friend, Yasmin Boland, to write three chapters of a novel in exchange for dinner at her favourite restaurant. Those three chapters were eventually developed into Jewell's debut novel Ralph's Party, which then became the UK's bestselling debut novel in 1999.In 2008 she was awarded the Melissa Nathan Award For Comedy Romance for her novel 31 Dream Street.She currently lives in Swiss Cottage, London with her husband Jascha, and daughters Amelie Mae (born 2003) and Evie Scarlett (born 2007). Bibliography Novels Ralph's Party (1999) Thirtynothing (2000) One Hit Wonder (2001) A Friend of the Family (2004) Vince and Joy (2005) 31 Dream Street (2007) Roommates Wanted (2008) – alternative title for 31 Dream Street The Truth About Melody Browne (2009) After The Party (2010) The Making of Us (2011) Before I Met You (2012) The House We Grew Up In (2013) The Third Wife (2014) The Girls (aka The Girls in the Garden) (2015) I Found You (2016) Then She Was Gone (2017) Watching You (2018) The Family Upstairs (2019) Invisible Girl (2020) The Night She Disappeared (2021) The Family Remains (2022) None of This is True (2023)References External links Lisa Jewell's official Facebook Page Lisa Jewell's Twitter profile Lisa Jewell official site. Discover the Lisa Jewell popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Lisa Jewell books.

Best Seller Lisa Jewell Books of 2024

  • The Other Passenger synopsis, comments

    The Other Passenger

    Louise Candlish

    One of CrimeReads’s Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2021 Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier 2021 Crime Novel of the Year The “queen of the suckerpunch twist” (Ruth Ware, #1 ...

  • The Other Wife synopsis, comments

    The Other Wife

    Michael Robotham

    The ninth thriller in the Joe O'Loughlin series, the inspiration for the major ITV series The Suspect starring Aidan Turner.'Superbly constructed . . . a breathtaking twist' Daily ...

  • The Family Remains synopsis, comments

    The Family Remains

    Lisa Jewell

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Other authors are at a ten out of ten, for me, and Lisa is a solid hundred.” Gillian McAllister, The Sunday Times (London) bestselling author of W...

  • Her One Mistake synopsis, comments

    Her One Mistake

    Heidi Perks

    What should have been a funfilled day takes a tragic turn for one mother when her best friend’s child goes missing in this “seriously pageturning” (Lisa Jewell, New York Times best...

  • Dirty Little Secrets synopsis, comments

    Dirty Little Secrets

    Jo Spain

    'Dark, funny, wellplotted, sinister. Superb' WILL DEANSix neighbours. Six secrets. Six reasons to want Olive Collins dead.In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people'...

  • Twenty Years Later synopsis, comments

    Twenty Years Later

    Charlie Donlea

    “Excellent…Donlea tells a propulsive tale.” – The New York TimesThe New York Times Best Thrillers This Season | E! NewsRecommended Books | Overdrive Biggest Books of the MonthFans ...

  • Greenwich Park synopsis, comments

    Greenwich Park

    Katherine Faulkner

    This “gloriously tangled game of cat and mouse” (Ruth Ware, #1 New York Times bestselling author) explores the anxieties of impending motherhood, unreliable friendship, and the hig...

  • Invisible Girl synopsis, comments

    Invisible Girl

    Lisa Jewell

    AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“I absolutely loved Invisible GirlLisa Jewell has a way of combining furiously twisty, utterly gripping plots with wonderfully rich characteriza...

  • The Appeal synopsis, comments

    The Appeal

    Janice Hallett

    INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Named a Best Book of 2022 by The New York Times, Air Mail, and more!“[W]itty, original…a delight.” The New York TimesPerfect for fans of Ruth Ware and Lisa...

  • The Party synopsis, comments

    The Party

    Robyn Harding

    Robyn Harding’s domestic drama, hailed as “tense and riveting” by Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls, explores the aftermath of a sweet sixte...

  • The Vanishing Year synopsis, comments

    The Vanishing Year

    Kate Moretti

    “The Vanishing Year is a stunner. A perfectly compulsive read that's impossible to put down.” –Mary Kubica“A chilling, powerful tale of nerveshattering suspense.” –Heather Gudenkau...

  • I Found You synopsis, comments

    I Found You

    Lisa Jewell

    “Readers of Liane Moriarty, Paula Hawkins, and Ruth Ware will love.” Library Journal (starred review)“Jewell’s novel explores the space between going missing and being lost….how th...

  • The House We Grew Up In synopsis, comments

    The House We Grew Up In

    Lisa Jewell

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone…OUR HOUSE. OUR FAMILY. OUR SECRETS.Meet the pictureperfect Bird family: pragmatic Meg, dreamy Beth, and towheaded tw...

  • The Wife Before synopsis, comments

    The Wife Before

    Shanora Williams

    Fans of Verity will be engrossed by this unpredictable novel of suspense as a new bride’s fairytale marriage becomes a prison of secrets. From the New York Times and USA Today best...

  • After the Party synopsis, comments

    After the Party

    Lisa Jewell

    "Lisa Jewell’s writing is like a big warm hug. After the Party is a touching, insightful, and gripping story which I simply couldn’t put down." Sophie Kinsella From the New York Ti...

  • Then She Was Gone synopsis, comments

    Then She Was Gone

    Lisa Jewell

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Invisible Girl and The Truth About Melody Browne comes a “riveting” (PopSugar) and “acutely observed famil...

  • No Choice But Seduction synopsis, comments

    No Choice But Seduction

    Johanna Lindsey

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey brings the ninth novel following the aristocratic Malory familya passionate, witty, and highspirited tale that provides startli...

  • Anatomy of a Scandal synopsis, comments

    Anatomy of a Scandal

    Sarah Vaughan

    NOW A HIT NETFLIX SERIESInstant International Bestseller“A nuanced story line perfectly in tune with our #metoo times.” People, Book of the Week“One of the season’s most buzzedabou...

  • Ill Will synopsis, comments

    Ill Will

    Dan Chaon

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER Two sensational unsolved crimesone in the past, another in the presentare linked by one man’s memory and selfdeception in this chilling novel of literary suspe...

  • One in Three synopsis, comments

    One in Three

    Tess Stimson

    ‘O!M!G! This just blew me away…. Gripping, compelling… I could not put this down… Be prepared to be amazed… 5 very excited stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Both of them loved him. ...

  • The Girl Who Was Taken synopsis, comments

    The Girl Who Was Taken

    Charlie Donlea

    The bestselling author of Twenty Years Later delivers a chilling thriller where nothing is at it seems and each reveal is more shocking than the last…right up to the jawdropping fi...

  • The Third Wife synopsis, comments

    The Third Wife

    Lisa Jewell

    “The Third Wife is a summer gem. The story is complex…the many characters well drawn... Readers of Donna Tartt and Tana French will recognize Jewell’s pacing for what it is: essent...

  • All the Missing Girls synopsis, comments

    All the Missing Girls

    Megan Miranda

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A New York Times Book Review “Editors’ Choice” Entertainment Weekly Thriller RoundUp The Wall Street Journal 5 Killer Books Hollywood Reporter Hot S...

  • Watching You synopsis, comments

    Watching You

    Lisa Jewell

    “Quickly and assuredly, Jewell builds an ecosystem of countervailing suspicions…Tricky, clever, unexpected.” New York Times Book Review“Brace yourself as Jewell stacks up the secre...

  • Everything You Want Me to Be synopsis, comments

    Everything You Want Me to Be

    Mindy Mejia

    Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to...

  • Big Summer synopsis, comments

    Big Summer

    Jennifer Weiner

    A deliciously funny, remarkably poignant “beach read to end all beach reads” (Entertainment Weekly) about the power of friendship, the lure of frenemies, and the importance of maki...

  • The Family Upstairs synopsis, comments

    The Family Upstairs

    Lisa Jewell

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA COVER TO COVER BOOK CLUB PICK“Rich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domesti...

  • Creep synopsis, comments


    Jennifer Hillier

    Pulsing with the dark obsession of Radiohead’s song “Creep,” Jennifer Hillier’s superb debut thriller is a terrifying catandmouse game between a woman with everything to lose, and ...

  • Before I Met You synopsis, comments

    Before I Met You

    Lisa Jewell

    “Lisa Jewell leaves the chicklit tag firmly behind with Before I Met You, a poignant story about a young woman uncovering her grandmother’s bohemian life in 1920s Londonand finding...

  • The Housemate synopsis, comments

    The Housemate

    C. L. Pattison

    YOU SHOULD NEVER HAVE LET HER IN.A gripping and twisting psychological thriller with an ending you'll never forget, THE HOUSEMATE is perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Jane Corry, ...

  • Truth Games synopsis, comments

    Truth Games

    Caroline England

    'Stunning . . . dark undercurrents and sinister twists' AMANDA ROBSON'Truth Games is in the very top tier of psychological thrillers' M W CRAVEN'The duchess of dark domestic noir s...

  • The Key synopsis, comments

    The Key

    Kathryn Hughes

    From the #1 bestselling author of The Letter Kathryn Hughes comes The Key, an unforgettable story of a heartbreaking secret that will stay with you for ever. 'A wonderful, enthrall...

  • Mirrorland synopsis, comments


    Carole Johnstone

    “Unnerving.” People “Unsettling...unlocks its mysteries slowly.” The New York Times Book Review “A dark, twisty, and richly atmospheric exploration of the power of imagination” Rut...

  • The Last Thing He Told Me synopsis, comments

    The Last Thing He Told Me

    Laura Dave

    Don’t miss the #1 New York Times bestselling blockbuster and Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick that’s sold over 2 million copies–now an Apple TV+ limited series starring Jennifer Ga...

  • The Perfect Neighbors synopsis, comments

    The Perfect Neighbors

    Sarah Pekkanen

    The New York Times bestselling coauthor of the “creepycrawly tale” (The New York Times Book Review) An Anonymous Girl and The Wife Between Us questions just how well we really know...

  • A Wedding Wager synopsis, comments

    A Wedding Wager

    Jane Feather

    The New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather delights with the second in the scintillating and sexy Blackwater Brides trilogy featuring three noble brothers who must marry a ...

  • The Night She Disappeared synopsis, comments

    The Night She Disappeared

    Lisa Jewell

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes “her best thriller yet” (Harlan Coben, New York Times bestselling author) about a young couple’s disappeara...

  • The Playdate synopsis, comments

    The Playdate

    Louise Millar

    TAKE NOTHING FOR GRANTED. . . . In a quiet London suburb, a group of mothers relies on each other for friendship, favors, and gossip. But some of them shouldn’t be trusted, and oth...

  • The Perfect Lie synopsis, comments

    The Perfect Lie

    Jo Spain

    'Will keep you guessing and guessing' Cara HunterHe jumped to his death in front of witnesses. Now his wife is charged with murder.Five years ago, Erin Kennedy moved to New York fo...

  • The Guilty Wife synopsis, comments

    The Guilty Wife

    Elle Croft

    THE TOP 10 EBOOK BESTSELLER 'A gripping tale of betrayal, deceit, and duplicity. Fabulous.' Jenny Blackhurst, author of How I Lost You 'Relentless and intense...I loved the final ...

  • The Girl in the Letter synopsis, comments

    The Girl in the Letter

    Emily Gunnis

    'A great book, truly hard to put down. Fast paced, brilliantly plotted and desperately sad at times all hallmarks of a bestseller' Lesley Pearse on The Girl in the Letter 'I was g...

  • In a Cottage in a Wood synopsis, comments

    In a Cottage in a Wood

    Cass Green

    Her dream home will become her worst nightmare…A dark and twisty psychological thriller from the No.1 ebook bestselling author of The Woman Next Door.A strange encounterNeve comes ...

  • The Girls in the Garden synopsis, comments

    The Girls in the Garden

    Lisa Jewell

    “A pageturner for readers who like beach reads on the dark side” (People), this unputdownable domestic thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone a...

  • My Other Husband synopsis, comments

    My Other Husband

    Dorothy Koomson

    'A brilliant rollercoaster of a thriller about obsessive love and hidden secrets. Tense, twisty and unputdownable. I loved it!' CLAIRE DOUGLASCleo Forsum is a bestselling novelist ...

  • The Making of Us synopsis, comments

    The Making of Us

    Lisa Jewell

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes a “compelling and heartbreaking” (Jojo Moyes) novel about three strangers who are brought together by the fath...

  • A Loving Scoundrel synopsis, comments

    A Loving Scoundrel

    Johanna Lindsey

    This “delightfully engaging” (RT Book Reviews) entry in New York Times bestselling author Johanna Lindsey’s MaloryAnderson Family series follows the son of a gentleman pirate as he...

  • The It Girl synopsis, comments

    The It Girl

    Ruth Ware

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe #1 New York Times bestselling author of the “claustrophobic spinetingler” (People) One by One returns with an unputdownable mystery following a...