A Reader’s Guide to Lisa Jewell
Lisa Jewell was born in North London in 1968, and has not strayed too far from home since. At the age of 30, she gained a strong position among the best writers in contemporary fiction with her bestselling debut novel, Ralph’s Party. Since then, Jewell has published a wide range of books. Her first contemporary fiction books which she now refers to as ‘lager, curry, and flatmates’ written and set in the 90s and 00s explore the lives of the young and free navigating adulthood.
In more recent years, Lisa Jewell has turned her hand to psychological thrillers, quickly becoming a household name among the likes of Lee Child and Gillian Flynn. Jewell’s thrillers are well known for being ‘unputdownable’. Ideal as holiday reads and book bingeing. Many of her recent works have been described as dramatic thrillers and domestic noir. Her genre bending abilities enable readers with any taste to enjoy her meticulous writing. Her novels have been published across the world and translated in over 25 different languages.