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The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

“To err is human; to forgive, divine”!!!!

With this being the first quote in the book, one already knows that someone has erred and someone is going to try being divine by forgiving!!!!

If you have enjoyed watching Desperate Housewives or Packed to the Rafters on television, then The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is not the book for you. It seems like an extension of the soaps, with the characters assuming the same faces as Susan Mayer, Julie Rafter and the rest of the cast from the two soaps. The story line is very predictable and makes you wonder whether people really live their lives in a haze,oblivious to the red herrings and tell tale signs that something is definitely wrong.

Cecilia Fitzpatrick makes the grave error of letting curiosity take the best of her and her perfectly stacked Tupperware life gets hit by a secret. Does she survive? If you are curious then go ahead and read The Husband’s Secret!!!!!
Tess O’ Leary and Rachel Crowley, two other characters from the same neighbourhood are also links of the chain that get pulled when Cecilia discovers her HUSBAND’S SECRET.
The Epilogue however redeems Liane to some extend with a bit of twist added to make all pieces of the jumbled puzzle fit.
On the positive side, the book is a quick read and interesting enough to keep you occupied till you find a better book to read.

Rating 3/5

The Husband’s Secret 
Liane Moriarty 
Published by G.P.Putman and Penguin 
394 pages 
Available as hardcover and ebook at Amazon and other online stores and bookstores

 

 

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This entry was posted on September 1, 2014 by in Book Reviews, Contemporary and tagged , .
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