Other People's Husbands

Other People's Husbands

The emotionally gripping story of friendship, love and betrayal from the Sunday Times bestseller of Love, Iris


The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Love, Iris and The Family Holiday

'Beautifully insightful on long term relationships and friendships and the fractures a betrayal can cause. A gorgeous read' JANE FALLON

'A fascinating insight into contemporary coupledom and family politics. A pageturner full of emotion and fabulous lifestyle detail' DAILY MAIL

'Perfectly observed, a reflection of real life we can all learn from' KATIE FFORDE

'A frank and believable account of friendship and a marriage under stress. I was moved' ADELE PARKS, SUN

Sometimes friendship crosses a line . . .

A group of close friends, their bonds forged at the nursery gates two decades ago, have celebrated, commiserated and grown together: they thought they all knew each other so well.

Until the affair.

Now a crack appears in everything.

Could one betrayal really destroy it all?

Other People's Husbands is a story of friendship and love, crossing boundaries and breaking vows, of trying to fix what you believed could never be broken.

'Rich and riveting . . . A perfect observation of the complexities and pitfalls of long-lasting friendships and their impact on family life' HEIDI SWAIN

'Almost painfully real and thoroughly well-written' SUN

'What a stunning story! I absolutely loved this twisty, intriguing tale of strong, loving relationships that begin to buckle under the strain of real life when emotions run out of control. Evocative and intensely moving' CELIA ANDERSON

'Almost painfully real and thoroughly well-written' FABULOUS


'Elizabeth Noble's unerring eye depicts family life in all its forms, good and bad, in a way we will all recognise' KATIE FFORDE

'A great writer. You'll be rooting for Noble's protagonists as soon as you meet them' DAILY MAIL

'A moving and warm-hearted novel about love in all its forms' SUNDAY EXPRESS


  • Beautifully insightful on long term relationships and friendships and the fractures a betrayal can cause. A gorgeous read

About the author

Elizabeth Noble

Elizabeth Noble's previous Sunday Times bestselling novels include: The Reading Group, which reached number one, The Friendship Test (formerly published as The Tenko Club), Alphabet Weekends, Things I Want My Daughters to Know, The Girl Next Door, The Way We Were, Between a Mother and her Child, Love, Iris and The Family Holiday.

Between a Mother and her Child
and Love, Iris were both Richard & Judy Book Club picks.

Elizabeth Noble lives in Surrey with her husband and has two adult daughters.

Other People's Husbands is her tenth novel.
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