Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, announced today the long-awaited paperback publication of Liane Moriarty’
s #1 international bestseller The Husband’s Secret
. A trade paperback edition will be released on March 3, 2015.
Since its July 2013 hardcover publication The Husband’s Secret
has sold more than 1.7 million copies (across formats) in the U.S. Liane Moriarty has become a major international bestselling author whose follow-up novel, Big Little Lies
, debuted at #1 on the New York Times
bestseller list this past summer.
“Liane Moriarty’s novels are sharply observed, compulsively readable page-turners that tackle big questions and generate passionate discussion. It’s great to see The Husband’s Secret
join Liane’s books What Alice Forgot
and The Hypnotist’s Love Story
on Berkley’s paperback list,” said Leslie Gelbman, President of The Berkley/New American Library Publishing Group. “Today’s announcement will thrill the many booksellers, book clubs, and readers who have eagerly anticipated the paperback publication of The Husband’s Secret
Several of Moriarty’s novels, including The Husband’s Secret
, have been fast-tracked in Hollywood. CBS Films snapped up film rights to The Husband’s Secret
soon after the hardcover publication. Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman secured film/television rights to Big Little Lies
for their respective production companies. Both actresses have signed on to star in a limited run television series based on the novel and written by David E. Kelley. TriStar owns rights to Moriarty’s New York Times
bestseller What Alice Forgot
with the director of The Devil Wears Prada
In The Husband’s Secret
, Cecilia Fitzpatrick discovers and reads a letter written by her husband that he wanted opened only after his death
. But Cecilia’s husband is still very much alive, and the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not just the life the Fitzpatricks have built, but the lives of several others as well.
Liane Moriarty is an internationally bestselling author whose books have been published around the world and translated into several languages. She lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband, son, and daughter.