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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760781088
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 26/02/2019
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Imprint: Pan Australia
  • Pages: 512
  • Price: $16.99

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

Awards

Long-listed for ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2019Long-listed for ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2019.

Long-listed for Indie Book Awards Fiction 2019Long-listed for Indie Book Awards Fiction 2019.

Author Information

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of eight 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.

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of eight internationally bestselling novels, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story and the number one New York Times bestsellers The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty and most recently Nine Perfect Strangers. Her books have sold over fourteen million copies worldwide, including two million in Australia and New Zealand.

Screen rights have been sold to all of Liane Moriarty's novels. A TV series is in development for Three Wishes, Nicole Kidman has bought the rights to The Last Anniversary, film rights to What Alice Forgot have been pre-empted by Sony TriStar with Jennifer Aniston starring as Alice and Heather Graham will star in an adaptation of The Hypnotist's Love Story.

The Husband's Secret was a number one UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has been translated into over forty languages. CBS Films has acquired the film rights with Blake Lively attached as lead actor and executive producer.

With Big Little Lies, Liane became the first Australian author to have a novel debut at number one on the New York Times bestseller list and it has been adapted for television by Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon who also star in the series, scripted by David E Kelley. The first season of the HBO series of Big Little Lies was nominated for sixteen, and won five Emmy Awards, including 'Outstanding Limited Series' and 'Outstanding Lead Actress' for Nicole Kidman's role as Celeste.

Truly Madly Guilty also debuted at number one in its first week of publication on the New York Times bestseller list and both Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty were number one bestsellers in Australia. Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon have also optioned the film rights to Truly Madly Guilty.

Nine Perfect Strangers, also a New York Times Top Ten Bestseller, and also optioned by Nicole Kidman, went straight to no. 1 in Australia and was the highest selling fiction title in 2018, resulting in the third year running that Liane Moriarty was the highest selling fiction author overall.

Liane has also written a children's book series, Nicola Berry and the Petrifying Problem with Princess Petronella, Nicola Berry and the Shocking Trouble on the Planet of Shobble and Nicola Berry and the Wicked War on the Planet of Whimsy.