Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of seven internationally bestselling novels, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist's Love Story and the number 1 New York Times bestsellers The Husband's Secret, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty. Her books have been read by more than six million people worldwide, including one million in Australia.
Film rights to What Alice Forgot have been pre-empted by Sony TriStar with Jennifer Aniston starring as Alice.
The Husband's Secret was a number 1 UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has been translated into over 40 languages. CBS Films has acquired the film rights.
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, with HBO winning the distribution rights after a battle with Netflix. The series will screen in the first half of 2017. Truly Madly Guilty also debuted at no. 1 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.
Writing as L.M. Moriarty, Liane has also written a children's book series, The Petrifying Problem with Princess Petronella, The Shocking Trouble on the Planet of Shobble and The Wicked War on the Planet of Whimsy.
Liane lives in Sydney with her husband, son and daughter.