Watching You

Watching You Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Bristol England home to doctors and lawyers and old money academics It s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own

  • Title: Watching You
  • Author: Lisa Jewell
  • ISBN: 1501190075
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Bristol, England home to doctors and lawyers and old money academics It s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret And everyone is watching you.As the headmaster credited with turning around the local school, Tom Fitzwill Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Bristol, England home to doctors and lawyers and old money academics It s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens But it is the sort of place where everyone has a secret And everyone is watching you.As the headmaster credited with turning around the local school, Tom Fitzwilliam is beloved by one and all including Joey Mullen, his new neighbor, who quickly develops an intense infatuation with this thoroughly charming yet unavailable man Joey thinks her crush is a secret, but Tom s teenaged son Freddie a prodigy with aspirations of becoming a spy for MI5 excels in observing people and has witnessed Joey behaving strangely around his father.One of Tom s students, Jenna Tripp, also lives on the same street, and she s not convinced her teacher is as squeaky clean as he seems For one thing, he has taken a particular liking to her best friend and fellow classmate, and Jenna s mother whose mental health has admittedly been deteriorating in recent years is convinced that Mr Fitzwilliam is stalking her.Meanwhile, twenty years earlier, a schoolgirl writes in her diary, charting her doomed obsession with a handsome young English teacher named Mr Fitzwilliam Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or b

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    About “Lisa Jewell

    • Lisa Jewell

      Lisa was born in London in 1968 Her mother was a secretary and her father was a textile agent and she was brought up in the northernmost reaches of London with her two younger sisters She was educated at a Catholic girls Grammar school in Finchley After leaving school at sixteen she spent two years at Barnet College doing an arts foundation course and then two years at Epsom School of Art amp Lisa was born in London in 1968 Her mother was a secretary and her father was a textile agent and she was brought up in the northernmost reaches of London with her two younger sisters She was educated at a Catholic girls Grammar school in Finchley After leaving school at sixteen she spent two years at Barnet College doing an arts foundation course and then two years at Epsom School of Art Design studying Fashion Illustration and Communication.She worked for the fashion chain Warehouse for three years as a PR assistant and then for Thomas Pink, the Jermyn Street shirt company for four years as a receptionist and PA She started her first novel, Ralph s Party, for a bet in 1996 She finished it in 1997 and it was published by Penguin books in May 1998 It went on to become the best selling debut novel of that year.She has since written a further nine novels, as is currently at work on her eleventh.She now lives in an innermost part of north London with her husband Jascha, an IT consultant, her daughters, Amelie and Evie and her silver tabbies, Jack and Milly.Lisa s Facebook page



    386 thoughts on “Watching You

    • A clever play on perspective, taking things out of context and assumptions something most of us are quick to make collide in this compulsively readable watchable storyline.The central theme of being watched or being the watcher is what elevates this novel from what I consider typical suspense to something much creepier in feel There s a host of participants running rampant throughout, the mystery found in deciphering which of the watchers watched are in fact driven by dark m [...]


    • 4.5 starsWatching you is a fabulous title for this book I grew up in a community where neighbors kept an eye out for others They also knew your business and you knew theirs at least you thought you did So, what happens when a new family moves into your quiet, safe neighborhood What is their story What are they up to Tom Fitzwilliam is an educator who frequently moves his family from town to town as his job involves coming into troubled schools and fixing them His wife, Nicola, is a fr 4.5 starsW [...]


    • I m between 4 4.5 STARSMy love affair with the Lisa Jewell novel goes back years, and I actually have my UK blogger friends to thank for it Before her books really took off in the US, I received copious recommendations from Facebook groups stating that Jewell s novels had become a staple in their reading repertoire, so I hastily headed over to Book Depository and searched through her blessed backlist I believe my first of her books was The Girls in the Garden, but I ve also enjoyed I F [...]


    • I m very selective when it comes to phychological thrillers, I need to not only feel some kind of thrill or overall tenseness in order to like them but I also want them to be well written I am now definitely a Lisa Jewell fan, I think I would read anything she wrote This is the fourth book of hers that I have read and she never disappoints.O.K the cast of characters is quite large so you should set aside enough time that you can read a large part of the book at one time I found if I tried to I m [...]


    • 4 You Have No Idea What s REALLY Going On Behind Closed Doors Stars Welcome to Melville Heights an idyllic, family based, wealthy neighborhood that is the kind of place everyone wishes they could live Except for the fact that nothing is as it seems Behind the picturesque closed doors of these painted beauty houses lies dark, ugly and sinister secrets The kind of secrets that inevitably make it to the light of day through MURDER The book opens with a murder scene We know someone was killed 4 You [...]


    • Watching You is a multi genre character driven mystery that plays on perspective The story opens with a murder in the exclusive enclave in Melville, Bristol The reader only knows that someone has been killed and a red boot tassle has been found at the scene of the crime.Tom Fitzwilliam is considered to be a superstar in the world of education Brought in to fix a school on the brink of failure, Tom has charmed both the locals and the students Women throw themselves at him and men want to [...]


    • Entrancing, irresistible and compelling WATCHING YOU by LISA JEWELL is a clever, unputdownable, and suspenseful psychological thriller novel that immediately drew me in and had me totally engrossed and interested right from the very first page The opening scene had me so intrigued in finding out who was murdered and why that I was racing through those pages as fast as I possibly could We the readers aren t privy to any of that information and that is definitely the strong point of this novel Ent [...]


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