Book giveaway: The Girls by 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 13-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.
Praise for Lisa Jewell
"The words just dance off the page and sweep you up in a literary waltz... stunning." – Heat
"Compelling, humane, heartbreaking. I couldn't put it down." – Jojo Moyes
"Heartbreakingly good." – Marie Claire
"Enchanting, intriguing and completely unputdownable." – Katie Fforde
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About the Author
Lisa Jewell had always planned to write her first book when she was 50. In fact, she wrote it when she was 27 and had just been made redundant from her job as a secretary. Inspired by Nick Hornby's High Fidelity, a book about young people just like her who lived in London, she wrote the first three chapters of what was to become her first novel, Ralph's Party. It went on to become the bestselling debut novel of 1998.
12 bestselling novels later, she lives in London with her husband and their two daughters. Lisa writes every day in a local cafe where she can drink coffee, people-watch and, without access to the internet, actually get some work done.
We're giving away 20 copies of The Girls. Fill in the form below to apply for a free copy.
This giveaway closes 10am, Monday 8 June, so apply now.
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