The Husband’s Secret
by Liane Moriarty
‘The Husband’s Secret is a staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable‘ – Sophie Hannah
At the heart of the top ten bestselling The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is a letter that’s not meant to be read. Mother of three and wife of John-Paul, Cecilia discovers an old envelope in the attic. Written in her husband’s hand, it says: to be opened only in the event of my death. Curious, she opens it – and time stops. John-Paul’s letter confesses to a terrible mistake which, if revealed, would wreck their family as well as the lives of others.
Cecilia – betrayed, angry and distraught – wants to do the right thing, but right for who? If she protects her family by staying silent, the truth will worm through her heart. But if she reveals her husband’s secret, she will hurt those she loves most.
Perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult, or anyone who enjoyed One Moment, One Morning or The Midwife’s Confession, The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is about the things we know, the things we don’t, and whether or not we ever get to choose. Above all, though, it’s about how we must live with the consequences of our actions – whether we like it or not.
‘The writing is beautiful: sometimes funny, sometimes sad but always compelling‘ – Good Housekeeping
‘The story is cleverly plotted, full of suspense and so well-written that it pulls you in from the first page‘ – Sunday Mirror
‘Dark and compelling, this is a must read‘ – Sun
‘If you like Jodi Picoult, you’ll love this addictive new book‘ – Essentials
‘It’s a tense, page-turning story which gradually draws everyone together in a devastating climax. The writing is insightful on the subjects of families and friends, parents and children, husbands and wives. But what makes this a great read are the agonising dilemmas the characters face over blame and guilt, forgiveness and retribution, love and betrayal‘ – The Mail on Sunday, You Magazine
‘This is such a clever idea. This is powerful, moving and gripping stuff‘ – Star Magazine