FOUR FRIENDS. FIVE LETTERS. ONE SECRET . . .
The gripping novel from the author of THE EX-GIRLFRIEND
'Amazing. Had me hooked from the first page' 5***** Reader Review
Joni, Trina, Deb and Eden have been best friends since school, but growing up has meant drifting apart.
So when they're reunited on holiday, they each write an anonymous letter sharing everything that is really going on in their lives.
And that's when the confessions begin . . . Anger. Accusations. Desires. Deceit.
Then Joni finds a fifth letter.
One containing a secret its writer tried to destroy . . .
Did she ever really know her friends at all?
'A colourful tangle of intrigue and neuroses' 5***** Reader Review
'A fast, gripping page-turner with constant guessing' 5***** Reader Review
'Intrigue, hatred and accusations - phew, it kept me guessing to the end' Sun
'A truly magnificent read from start to finish' 5***** Reader Review
'Entertaining and easy to read' Sunday Mirror
'A darkly humorous story about friendship' Best
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
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
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
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
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
Readers . . . will race to the end as a credit to Nicola's fine sense of pacing and suspense. An author to watch
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
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!
Nicola Moriarty, the author of Those Other Women, reflects on the meaning of 'happily ever after' and explains why she finds herself adding disclaimers to the end of fairytales.
In this extract from Nicola Moriarty's Those Other Women, three women deal with secrets and lies