Lisa Jewell

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I Found You

book | Fiction | Jul 2016
UK & Comm → Century Hutchinson Limited (Ed. Selina Walker)

East Yorkshire: Single mum Alice Lake 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 in to her home.

Surrey: Twenty-one-year-old Lily Drew 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. Then the police tell her that her husband never existed.

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


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Reviews

As Jewell's novel progresses, the tensions in each story heighten as the characters must confront questions of whether we ever truly know other people or if we always keep part of ourselves hidden away. While these are not new questions, Jewell's page-turner approaches them in a riveting manner. Its numerous twists avoid predictability, and the novel is well-paced as it weaves the three narratives together.

Kirkus

a thoroughly compelling story.....Jewell is a wonderful storyteller. Her characters are believable, her writing is strong and poetic, and her narrative is infused with just enough intrigue to keep the pages turning. Readers of Liane Moriarty, Paula Hawkins, and Ruth Ware will love.

Library Journal

She ratchets up the tension masterfully, and her writing is lively. A cottage has “nicotine beige” walls. A view through a window consists of “a necklace of fat white lights, and beyond that the silvery shadows of the sea.”

New York Times

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