Liane Moriarty i(17 works by) (a.k.a. L. M. Moriarty)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

The eldest of six children, Liane Moriarty grew up in Sydney. An advertising copywriter, she has written in a range of styles and formats from websites and catalogues to television commercials and cereal boxes.

Moriarty is the sister of Jaclyn Moriarty and Nicola Moriarty (qq.v.).

Awards for Works

Big Little Lies 2014 single work novel crime

'I guess it started with the mothers.'

'It was all just a terrible misunderstanding.'

'I'll tell you exactly why it happened.'

'Pirriwee Public's annual school Trivia Night has ended in a shocking riot. A parent is dead. Was it murder, a tragic accident... or something else entirely?

'Big Little Lies is a funny, heartbreaking, challenging story of ex-husbands and second wives, new friendships, old betrayals and and schoolyard politics.

'No. 1 New York Times bestselling author turns her unique gaze on the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves every day and what really goes on behind closed suburban doors.

'Let me be clear. This is not a circus. This is a murder investigation.'

(Publication summary)

2015 winner Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2015 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
The Husband's Secret 2013 single work novel 'The Husband's Secret is a funny, heartbreaking novel of marriage, grief, love and secrets. When her husband announces he's in love with her best friend, painfully shy Tess picks up her young son and returns to her mother's house. There she begins an unexpected affair with an old flame. Rachel is a woman in her sixties consumed by grief and anger at the loss of her daughter twenty years earlier. When her son announces he is taking her beloved grandson overseas, Rachel begins a descent into deeper bitterness and pain. Cecilia is the quintessential "I don't know how she does it" woman. A devoted mother to three daughters, she runs her household like clockwork, is President of the P&C, owns an extremely successful Tupperware business and is happy in her fifteen-year marriage. Until she discovers a letter in their attic labelled: "To my wife Cecilia, to be opened in the event of my death"... Her husband's secret is a bombshell beyond all imagining with repercussions across the lives of all three women.'
2014 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
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