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Liane Moriarty has returned to the screen with another successful series adapted from one of her best-selling novels. Following “Big Little Lies” in 2017, Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers” premiered on August 18 with three animated episodes.
The series, which stars Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Michael Shannon, Bobby Cannavale and Regina Hall, takes place in a tropical wellness center where a bizarre retreat chef promises nine broken strangers (none of whom know each other) that they will leave happier than they came. But it quickly becomes clear that she has a plan for them that neither of them could have expected.
Episodes will continue to drop on Hulu weekly through September 22, but if you’re still looking for a Moriarty-style thriller after your frenzy, you’re in luck: the bestselling author has eight other turners from captivating pages to satisfy the itch.
Check out all of Moriarty’s novels below.
Moriarty’s debut novel follows three 33-year-old triplets as they weave their way through their respective struggles, dating and heartbreak to sibling rivalry and secrets. Through all of the chaos, the Kettle sisters cope together in the heartwarming and charming pages of the bestselling novel.
Buy: Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty $ 12.59
“The last birthday”
Sophie Honeywell finds herself in touch with her ex after unexpectedly inheriting her Aunt Connie’s home on Scribbly Gum Island, home of the famous Munroe Baby mystery. Now she finds herself in the throes of a peculiar island life surrounded by eccentric characters: Grace, who plans a secret escape from her perfect family, Margie who has formed a confusing relationship with a stranger, and Aunt Rose who finally begins to take charge. own life in an unexpected turn of events.
Buy: Liane Moriarty’s Last Birthday $ 7.98
“The hypnotist’s love story”
In this fun romantic novel, Moriarty tells the story of Ellen O’Farrell, a professional hypnotherapist troubled by her tumultuous relationship history. After finally forming a seemingly perfect relationship with the right guy, she finds out that his ex-girlfriend is harassing him – and that she already knows who it is.
Buy: The Hypnotist’s Love Story By Liane Moriarty $ 7.48
“What Alice Forgot”
Alice Love has the perfect life: she is a carefree 29-year-old in love with her husband and pregnant with her first child. But one day, she wakes up to find that she is 39, divorced and separated from her family with no memory of the past ten years. In this # 1 bestseller, one of Moriarty’s most beloved characters attempts to determine whether forgetting is a curse or a blessing.
Buy: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty $ 8.99
“The husband’s secret”
At the heart of this exciting page turner is a letter that is not meant to be read. Cecilia Fitzpatrick’s life is turned upside down when she stumbles upon a note in which her husband details a heartbreaking secret she was not supposed to read until he died. Now she must figure out what to do with this information – and the circle of other women she understands.
Buy: The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty $ 7.70
‘Big little lies’
Adapted from the HBO hit show of the same name, one of Moriarty’s most popular books transports readers to a seaside elementary school where an eclectic group of mothers hide secret lives behind a perfect facade. However, each character’s walls are forced to crumble when a murder occurs during School Trivia Night and the small town is dedicated to finding the killer.
Buy: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty $ 6.64
“Really madly guilty”
Moriarty turns his sharp gaze on three seemingly happy families in “Truly Madly Guilty,” which challenges the foundations of marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship after attending a regular Sunday afternoon barbecue that sort of causes uninterrupted rain for the next two months. They keep wondering, What if we don’t go? But the puzzling consequences of this ordinary Sunday lead to much larger philosophical questions for each character.
Buy: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty $ 9.99
“Apples never fall”
The Delaney’s are staples in their community: Parents Joy and Stan are superstar tennis players and are still in love after 50 years of marriage, with grandchildren on the horizon. But things take a turn for the worse when a stranger named Savannah knocks on their door one evening. After she and Joy disappear the next day, there’s only one logical suspect: Stan.
Buy: Apples Never Fall By Liane Moriarty $ 18.15
“Nine Perfect Strangers”
Settle in for the animated thriller, in which nine strangers come together at a health and wellness center whose existential questions are answered by others they meet. The Hulu series, which premiered on August 18, stars Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, and Luke Evans, among others.
Buy: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty $ 9.99
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