The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

The Family Remains

The Family Upstairs #2

Lisa Jewell

448 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

 Sequel of The Family Upstairs. Early morning. A phone call from a French number. Rachel Rimmer picks up her mobile. It's her husband's housekeeper sobbing loudly. She has just found Michael's corpse in the cellar of his house in Nice. He has been...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,615 reviews

Moods

mysterious 85%
dark 75%
tense 60%
emotional 32%
adventurous 17%
sad 15%
challenging 13%
hopeful 8%
reflective 7%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 30%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 21% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 26% | No: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.77

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