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Nine Perfect Strangers : From the bestselling author of Big Little Lies

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One house. Nine strangers. Ten days that will change everything . . .

FROM THE WORLDWIDE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR BEHIND EMMY- AND GOLDEN GLOBE-WINNING HBO SERIES BIG LITTLE LIES AND SMASH-HIT NOVEL THE HUSBAND'S SECRET

The retreat at health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation.

Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and absorb the meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages.

Miles from anywhere, without cars or phones, they have no way to reach the outside world. Just time to think about themselves, and get to know each other.

Watching over them is the resort's director, a woman on a mission. But quite a different one from any the guests might have imagined.

For behind the retreat's glamorous facade lies a dark agenda.

These nine perfect strangers have no idea what's about to hit them . . .

'This wonderful novel by the Big Little Lies author had me utterly hooked' Daily Mail

'Acutely observed, pacey' Sunday Times

'Original, suspenseful and laugh-out-loud funny. Downright brilliant' Clare Mackintosh

'Utter brilliance, with a twist halfway through that blew my mind' Marian Keyes

'A fantastic piece of entertainment . . . Read this witty and fast-moving novel now, before the inevitable TV series' The Times

'I am jealous of anyone who hasn't read this yet' Grazia

'If it was summer, this would be your beach read. As it is, settle under a duvet and begin . . .' Stylist

'Hugely enjoyable. Will grip you from the first page. Brilliantly combines humour with emotional honesty' Sunday Express

'A super-suspenseful page-turner' Mail on Sunday

'Another page-turning belter. An absolute must' Heat
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405919469
  • 9781405919463
  • 961

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What a joy. I'd never read Liane Moriarty before . . . I don't know what I was thinking. This is brilliantly entertaining, a tightly plotted sort-of-but-not-quite thriller. You're in for loads of fun The Pool
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A cracking story cleverly told * Fabulous * Funny and captivating * Closer * I loved every line of it -- Louise Candlish Fascinating and compassionate * Daily Telegraph * A hell of a good book. Funny and scary -- Stephen King Perfect * Hello! * Like drinking a pink cosmo laced with arsenic . . . a fun, engaging and sometimes disturbing read * USA Today * Riveting drama packed with suspense and secrets * Woman & Home * As brilliantly accomplished as it is dark, twisty and compulsive * Heat * Straight-from-life characters, knife-sharp insight and almost unbearable suspense will have you racing through it * Good Housekeeping * Moriarty writes vividly, wittily and wickedly * Sunday Express * Keeps you guessing until the very end - perfect summer read -- Reese Witherspoon Staggeringly brilliant, literally unputdownable -- Sophie Hannah Wise, honest, beautifully observed. One of the few writers I'll drop anything for -- Jojo Moyes Praise for Liane Moriarty * - * Moriarty has an entertainingly keen eye for the absurdities of modern life. She is also as adept at writing laugh-out-loud scenes as tugging on the reader's heartstrings. You'll plough through Nine Perfect Strangers like a warm knife through butter * Daily Express * A really enjoyable thriller * Stylist * The hard-to-put-down psychological thriller will keep you guessing * Evening Standard * The pleasure here is the skill with which Moriarty inhabits her characters, as she carefully builds the suspense * Guardian * Another sure-fire hit . . . Funny yet full of drama, this is a must-read * Fabulous * Funny, captivating and well-observed * Good Housekeeping * A super-suspenseful page-turner * Mail on Sunday * Not so much a psychological thriller as a psychological comedy . . . wit and insight abound * Sunday Times Crime Club * A hugely enjoyable read: a warm and wise take on fractured lives, full of sharp observations about the frailty of human nature * Sunday Express * No one currently writes about the minutiae of women's lives with quite as much insight and pull as Moriarty and, once again, her slow-burn plotting leaves you gasping at the end of the tale. I am jealous of anyone who hasn't read this yet * Grazia * From the delicious imagination of Big Little Lies' Liane Moriarty, Nine Perfect Strangers is the razor-sharp thriller of the autumn . . . Moriarty lands a very contemporary tale that bristles with her unmistakable brilliance -- Waterstones What a joy it is. Brilliantly entertaining, tightly plotted. You're in for loads of fun -- Sam Baker * The Pool * A fantastic piece of entertainment . . . Read this witty and fast-moving novel now, before the inevitable TV series * The Times * This wonderful novel had me utterly hooked * Daily Mail * Another page-turning belter of a book . . . with wit, charm, emotion, drama and mystery aplenty, this is an absolute must * Heat * Utter brilliance, with a twist halfway through that blew my mind -- Marian Keyes Original, suspenseful and laugh-out-loud funny. Nine Perfect Strangers is downright brilliant -- Clare Mackintosh Astutely observed, pacey fiction. The characters and observations are acute - and often a hoot. Nicole Kidman has already bought the film rights * Sunday Times * What a joy. I'd never read Liane Moriarty before . . . I don't know what I was thinking. This is brilliantly entertaining, a tightly plotted sort-of-but-not-quite thriller. You're in for loads of fun * The Pool *
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About Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the bestselling author of eight novels: Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story, The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies, Truly Madly Guilty and Nine Perfect Strangers. The Husband's Secret is a worldwide bestseller which has sold more than three million copies and been translated into over forty languages. Big Little Lies is now an Emmy and Golden Globe-winning HBO series, produced by and starring Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon. Liane lives in Sydney with her husband, son and daughter.
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