Nine Perfect Strangers (Paperback)Liane Moriarty (author)
Tightly-plotted, impossibly twisty and wickedly funny, this sundrenched page-turner from the creator of Big Little Lies sees nine stressed out city dwellers descend upon an island paradise to recuperate, little suspecting what sinister goings-on await them there.
Waterstones Thriller of the Month for April 2019
One house. Nine strangers. Ten days that will change everything...
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.
Miles from anywhere, without cars or phones, they have no way to reach the outside world. Just time to think about themselves, and get to know each other.
Watching over them is the resort's director, a woman on a mission. But quite a different one from any the guests might have imagined. For behind the retreat's glamorous facade lies a dark agenda.
These nine perfect strangers have no idea what's about to hit them...
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
'Astutely observed, pacey fiction. The characters and observations are acute - and often a hoot. Nicole Kidman has already bought the film rights.' - The Sunday Times
'Original, suspenseful and laugh-out-loud funny. Nine Perfect Strangers is downright brilliant.' - Clare Mackintosh
'Utter brilliance, with a twist halfway through that blew my mind.' - Marian Keyes
'Another page-turning belter of a book... with wit, charm, emotion, drama and mystery aplenty, this is an absolute must.' - Heat
'This wonderful novel had me utterly hooked.' - The Daily Mail
'A fantastic piece of entertainment... Read this witty and fast-moving novel now, before the inevitable TV series.' - The Times
'I've discovered the brilliant Liane Moriarty and couldn't be happier. Her books really are the definition of unputdownable.' - Nina Stibbe
'What a joy it is. I've never read Liane Moriarty before... I don't know what I was thinking. Brilliantly entertaining, tightly plotted. You're in for loads of fun.' - Sam Baker, The Pool
'No one currently writes about the minutiae of women's lives with quite as much insight and pull as Moriarty and, once again, her slow-burn plotting leaves you gasping at the end of the tale. I am jealous of anyone who hasn't read this yet.' - Grazia
'One of the best books of 2018.' - Cosmopolitan
'A hugely enjoyable read: a warm and wise take on fractured lives, full of sharp observations about the frailty of human nature.' - Sunday Express
'Not so much a psychological thriller as a psychological comedy... wit and insight abound.' - The Sunday Times Crime Club
'Another sure-fire hit... Funny yet full of drama, this is a must-read.' - Fabulous
'A super-suspenseful page-turner.' - The Mail on Sunday
'Funny, captivating and well-observed.' - Good Housekeeping
'The pleasure here is the skill with which Moriarty inhabits her characters, as she carefully builds the suspense.' - The Guardian
'The hard-to-put-down psychological thriller will keep you guessing.' - The Evening Standard
'A really enjoyable thriller.' - Stylist
'Moriarty has an entertainingly keen eye for the absurdities of modern life. She is also as adept at writing laugh-out-loud scenes as tugging on the reader's heartstrings. You'll plough through Nine Perfect Strangers like a warm knife through butter.' - The Daily Express
'Liane Moriarty serves up laughs, thrills and surprises.' - Mail Online UK
'A witty and poignant novel - Moriarty's storytelling is worth every penny.' - People
'Fantastic.' - Best
'Liane Moriarty's latest novel is a hoot.' - Daily Mail
'I absolutely devoured this book. Moriarty's main strength lies not (just) in the absolute compelling need to know how the story will end but in the perfectly crafted characters and a mix of humour with social observation. One of the best writers around.' - Jenny Blackhurst
'A suspenseful novel that makes you laugh out loud. Brilliantly drawn characters make this a compelling read.' - Clare Mackintosh, Good Housekeeping
'The scene is set for a great unravelling. People running from their pasts, presents and futures - what more could one ask for?' - Connaught Telegraph
'A brilliant book.' - The Sun
Praise for Liane Moriarty:
'Wise, honest, beautifully observed. One of the few writers I'll drop anything for.' - Jojo Moyes
'Staggeringly brilliant, literally unputdownable.' - Sophie Hannah
'Like drinking a pink cosmo laced with arsenic... a fun, engaging and sometimes disturbing read.' - USA Today
'Keeps you guessing until the very end - perfect summer read.' - Reese Witherspoon
'Moriarty writes vividly, wittily and wickedly.' - Sunday Express
'Straight-from-life characters, knife-sharp insight and almost unbearable suspense will have you racing through it.' - Good Housekeeping
'As brilliantly accomplished as it is dark, twisty and compulsive.' - Heat
'Riveting drama packed with suspense and secrets.' - Woman & Home
'Perfect.' - Hello!
'A hell of a good book. Funny and scary.' - Stephen King
'Fascinating and compassionate.' - Daily Telegraph
'I loved every line of it.' - Louise Candlish
'Funny and captivating.' - Closer
'A cracking story cleverly told.' - Fabulous
'This wonderful novel had me utterly hooked. Hilarious reading at first, but then the tone becomes darker and more dangerous...' - Mail Online
'Fantastic.' - Times
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