The Husband's Secret

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 573 pages
14 Reviews
The #1 "New York Times" Bestseller
One of the Best Books of the Year "Entertainment Weekly"

One of theTop Ten Books of the Year "People"magazine

It s a knowing, touching, and entertaining page-turner. What a wonderful writer smart, wise, funny. Anne Lamott
""The Husband's Secret" is so good, you won't be able to keep it to yourself." "USA Today"
Shocking, complex and thought-provoking, this is a story reading groups will devour. A knockout " Emily Giffin, "New York Times" bestselling author

Emotionally astute, immensely smart, and as cinematically plotted as any Tom Perrotta Novel destined for critical accolades and a big-screen adaptation. "Entertainment Weekly"
A novel that s perfect for vacation reading. "People"
"Brilliant." Sophia Hannah, international bestselling author of "The Wrong Mother"


At the heart of "The Husband s Secret "is a letter that s not meant to be read
My darling Cecilia, if you re reading this, then I ve died. . .

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive. . . .
Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all she s an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia or each other but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband s secret.

Acclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping, thought-provoking novel about how well it is really possible to know our spouses and, ultimately, ourselves."

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Review: The Husband's Secret

User Review  - Mandy Crider - Goodreads

What if? That's what comes to mind when I think of this novel. This book definitely wasn't what I imagined. I envisioned an entirely different plot when I read that a woman would read a note to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

NEW REVIEW ETA: Okay, I finished it. I still stand by my original opinion. Three unlikable women are the main characters in this novel. Cecilia is a ninny. She finds this letter in the attic addressed ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Liane Moriarty is the internationally bestselling author of the reading group hit, "What Alice Forgot," as well as "The Hypnotist's Love Story," "Three Wishes, ""The Last Anniversary," and the Nicola Berry series for children. Liane lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two small, noisy children.

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