The Husband's Secret
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The Husband's Secret

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At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read

My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died...


Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive. . . .
Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—she’s an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.

Acclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping, thought-provoking novel about how well it is really possible to know our spouses—and, ultimately, ourselves.

Title:The Husband's Secret
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0399159347
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:396 pages

    The Husband's Secret Reviews

  • Marianne
    Oct 16, 2013

    This author has the snappy inner dialogue thing down! She is witty, witty, witty! I was mesmerized with the first few chapters, kept greedily turning the pages. But then I realized that things were ge...

  • Mitch
    Nov 05, 2013

    Wow. I have been so ashamed of many of the newest Best Sellers that have been released. And this hunk of garbage can be added to this list. This year so far has been an overall bummer for me in findin...

  • Jacki (Julia Flyte)
    Jul 28, 2013

    Cecilia Fitzpatrick thinks she knows her husband inside out, so she's surprised to accidentally discover in the attic a dusty sealed envelope with "For my wife - to be opened only in the event of my d...

  • Emily May
    Dec 21, 2013

    Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever. Just ask Pandora. The Husband's Secret is a decent book, but I honestly expected to enjoy it a lot more than I did. I love mysteries that focus on the c...

  • Jennifer
    Aug 14, 2013

    PERFECT SUMMER READ. Full disclosure: I listened to this as an audiobook. Normally I save my audiobooks for cleaning house, but this was so good I took it on runs, slowed down my walks to work, even l...

  • Kristin (KC)
    Dec 06, 2014

    *5+ Stars … A new favorite!*Can I say I effing love this author after having read only two of her books? Because that’s exactly what’s going on right now…I’ve been on a huge Mystery/Psycholo...

  • Carmen
    Jan 02, 2014

    NEW REVIEW ETA: Okay, I finished it.I still stand by my original opinion. Three unlikable women are the main characters in this novel.Cecilia is a ninny. She finds this letter in the attic addressed t...

  • Mary Clarke
    Sep 27, 2013

    I have not read any other Liane Moriarty books and am not inclined to after reading this one. It was predictable, dull, shallow and padded. What was the whole Berlin Wall bit about and why was it incl...

  • Amy
    Oct 07, 2013

    ***Contains Spoilers***Eh. I doubt I would've finished this if it wasn't a book club selection. I just didn't care about any of the characters or how the story was going to end.It's definitely not goi...

  • Nancy
    Jun 28, 2013

    Liane Moriarty is an artist. First of all we have different women that seem to have nothing to do with one another. The book toggles between each of them. Additionally, the prologue is a quick synopsi...

About Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of six internationally best-selling 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 and Big Little Lies. Her breakout novel The Husband's Secret sold over three million copies worldwide, was a number 1 UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has