Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of seven internationally bestselling 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, Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty. Her books have sold over fourteen million copies worldwide, including two million in Australia and New Zealand.
Film rights to What Alice Forgot have been pre-empted by Sony TriStar with Jennifer Aniston starring as Alice.
The Husband’s Secret was a number one UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has been translated into over 40 languages. CBS Films has acquired the film rights with Blake Lively attached as lead actor and executive producer.
With Big Little Lies, Liane became the first Australian author to have a novel debut at number one on the New York Times bestseller list and it has been adapted for television by Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon who also star in the series, scripted by David E Kelley. The HBO series of Big Little Lies screened in the first half of 2017 and was nominated for sixteen, and won five, Emmy Awards, including ‘Outstanding Limited Series’ and ‘Outstanding Lead Actress’ for Nicole Kidman’s role as Celeste.
Truly Madly Guilty also debuted at number one in its first week of publication on the New York Times bestseller list and both Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty were number one bestsellers in Australia. Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon have also optioned the film rights to Truly Madly Guilty.
Liane has also written a children’s book series, Nicola Berry and the Petrifying Problem with Princess Petronella, Nicola Berry and the Shocking Trouble on the Planet of Shobble and Nicola Berry and the Wicked War on the Planet of Whimsy.
Liane lives in Sydney with her husband, son and daughter.