Nine Perfect Strangers

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Pan Macmillan Australia, Sep 18, 2018 - Fiction - 300 pages

From the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies.

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.

Watching over them is the resort's director, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired bodies and minds.

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

With her wit, compassion and uncanny understanding of human behaviour, Liane Moriarty explores the depth of connection that can be formed when people are thrown together in... unconventional circumstances.

LONGLISTED FOR THE ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019
LONGLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 2019

PRAISE FOR NINE PERFECT STRANGERS

"She is...both hugely popular yet subversive...Nine Perfect Strangers shows Moriarty still taking risks with fiction...weighty issues writ with humour and a light touch. The hammer is still in the handbag, ready to smash a glass window or two." Lucy Sussex, The Australian

"Welcome to Tranquillum House where those Perfect Strangers ... have come to sort out their lives ...This gives Moriarty the opportunity to do what she does best, write about the human condition and connections that bind us all, with wicked humour, empathy and compassion - and a little bit of danger thrown in." Frances Whiting, Courier Mail


PRAISE FOR LIANE MORIARTY

"One of the few writers I'll drop anything for. Her books are wise, honest, beautifully observed..." Jojo Moyes

"Moriarty is a deft storyteller who creates believable, relatable characters." Washington Post

"Moriarty is brilliant at her craft, all the time cranking up the suspense." The Age

"funny and scary" Stephen King

"Sharply intelligent" Entertainment Weekly

"Mistress of the razor-sharp observation" Kate Morton

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Tranquillum House is a retreat that nine people have paid to go to to change their lives: weight, personal issues, etc. The main character is Frances, a romance author who needs to lose some weight ... Read full review

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A group of strangers (some singles, some couples, one family) pay a lot of money to visit a remote health/wellness spa in Australia that promises customized results for those seeking improved ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of seven internationally bestselling novels, including the no. 1 NYT bestsellers The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty. Her books have sold over fourteen million copies worldwide, including two million in Australia and New Zealand. The Husband's Secret was a no.1 UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has been translated into over 40 languages. Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty reached no.1 on the NYT bestseller list in their first week of publication - the first time this has been achieved by an Australian. Liane is also the author of the Space Brigade series for children.

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