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  • Dramatic, mysterious and compelling . . . it's easy to read this book in one sitting

  • Younger sister Nicola gives novelists Liane and Jaclyn Moriarty a serious run for the literary awards in this pacey, circle-of-friends thriller, which accelerates in its intensity and sheer originality with every page . . . An Agatha Christie Mousetrap of a "who-wrote-it?" to solve

    Australian Women's Weekly
  • The premise in this third novel from one of the clever Moriarty sisters is irresistible . . . You'll be hard pressed not to giggle and compare these girls to your own besties

    Daily Telegraph
  • Page-turning mystery

  • It's hard not to get roped into this delightfully twisted tale of suspicion and mystery intertwined with a frank look at how relationships evolve and sometimes become obsolete. Moriarty has a knack for making you feel like one of the girls, compelling you to solve the mystery of the author of the fifth letter

    My Weekly Preview
  • The brilliant unraveling of this sisterhood of secrets will leave you wondering how well you really know the best friends you've known forever. A must-read before your next Girl's Night

    Mary Hogan
  • Lifelong friendships, secrets, and pages I couldn't turn fast enough. The Fifth Letter is one of my favorite books this year, and Nicola Moriarty is now on my short list of favorite women's fiction authors

    Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Readers . . . will race to the end as a credit to Nicola's fine sense of pacing and suspense. An author to watch

    Tracy Babiasz, Booklist
  • The meandering stories of these women are held together with the powerful question of who wrote the last letter, which reveals just how precarious childhood friendships are . . . the book adeptly exposes the striking differences among the four friends and the five letters

    Publishers Weekly
  • A delightful, heartwarming exploration of the twists and turns of true friendship, The Fifth Letter was simply delicious from the very first page to the last. Relatable characters, a fast-moving plot and just the right amount of mystery. I was hooked!

    Rachael Johns

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