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Our Secrets and Lies

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If you love Jodi Picoult, Jojo Moyes and Nicholas Sparks, you'll love this heart-breaking novel from Sinead Moriarty. Our Secrets and Lies is a gripping story of motherhood and love that will have you hooked until the very last page.

Having twins at twenty-one changed Lucy Murphy's life forever. Putting aside her dreams of being a lawyer, she devoted her life to bringing up her children, even though it meant choosing them over the man she loved.

Now, as a proud mother to two smart 17-year-olds, Lucy has put her past behind her and is determined they will study hard and have all the opportunities she missed out on. But what if her dreams for her children aren't what they really want? Could Lucy be pushing the children, for whom she gave up everything, to their breaking points?

As her sensitive daughter Kelly struggles to cope, Lucy fails to notice. And when Kelly seems to be heading towards tragedy, the whole family has to face up to some difficult home truths.

Lucy is desperately trying to keep her family together when someone from her past comes unexpectedly back into her life. Can she finally open up about her past and can her family survive the truth?

What readers are saying about Our Secrets and Lies:

'Our Secrets and Lies is an inspirational, heartbreaking and touching story. This novel gripped my heart, sparked my anger, moved me to tears, and made me smile.' Write-Escape

'Beautiful, heartbreaking and thought provoking. Another wonderful story by this author, one which takes the reader on an emotional journey alongside the characters. I loved this stunning, wonderful tale of love and motherhood, friendship and family and highly recommend it to everyone.' Renita D'Silva

'This was a wonderful heartfelt book about love and family! It was such an intriguing read. I thoroughly enjoyed it.' Goodreads Reviewer

'This was a thoroughly modern tale of single parenthood... I got completely emotionally involved with Lucy and for that reason, I think this book deserves 5 stars.' Goodreads Reviewer

'This was such a great book full of lies and secrets. I loved it. The ending is the best!' Goodreads Reviewer

What readers are saying about Sinead Moriarty:

'A real page turner. This emotionally charged book had me reaching for the tissues.' Just Book Talk

'Heart-warming and heartbreaking, Sinead Moriarty has written a winner.' Women's Way magazine

'I love this author - she never disappoints!' Renita D'Silva

'OMG! I'm an emotional wreck after reading this novel, probably not helped by the fact that I pulled an all-nighter to finish it ... I just could not put it down.' RTE review

'Heartfelt and deeply moving ... I couldn't put it down.' Susan Lewis

'Intriguing and thought-provoking ... a great read.' Katie Fforde

'Moriarty has written an extremely emotional novel which only increases in intensity as the novel progresses.' Goodreads Reviewer

'There are so many words that can be used to describe this book, but the best one would have to be BRILLIANT!!! I could not put this book down until the very end.' Goodreads Reviewer

'A powerful read that will leave you hooked.' Goodreads Reviewer

'First book I've read by this author. I loved her story telling.' Goodreads Reviewer

'Sensational. It completely blew me away and was everything I thought it would be and more.' Han's Book Reviews

Genre: General Fiction

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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: Our Secrets and Lies
Author(s): Sinead Moriarty
ISBN: 0-241-98106-9 / 978-0-241-98106-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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March 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: Our Secrets and Lies
Author(s): Sinead Moriarty
ISBN: 1-84488-405-8 / 978-1-84488-405-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Ireland
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Kindle Editions

March 2018 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Our Secrets and Lies
Author(s): Sinead Moriarty
Publisher: Penguin
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March 2018 : USA Kindle edition

Title: Our Secrets and Lies: An absolutely heartwarming novel about relationships, family secrets and a mother's love
Author(s): Sinead Moriarty
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon