Liane Moriarty (born 15 November 1966) is an Australian author. She has written nine novels, including the New York Times best sellers Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, which were adapted into television series for HBO and Hulu, respectively.
After leaving school, Moriarty worked in advertising and marketing at a legal publishing company. She then ran her own company for a while before taking work as a freelance advertising copywriter. In 2004, after obtaining a master's degree at Macquarie University in Sydney, her first novel Three Wishes, written as part of the degree, was published. She has since published eight further novels.
Her novel Big Little Lies was adapted into a television series by HBO, and stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, and Alexander Skarsgård. The series premiered on 19 February 2017, with the first season concluding on 2 April 2017. A second season was announced in December 2017. Season two premiered in June 2019.
In September 2013, CBS Films acquired the rights to an earlier Moriarty novel, The Husband's Secret. In May 2017, it was announced that the film will star Blake Lively.Her novel Nine Perfect Strangers, published November 6, 2018, was adapted into a television series by Hulu, starring and produced by Nicole Kidman.
Moriarty lives in Sydney with her husband, Adam, a former farmer from Tasmania who worked in agricultural marketing. They have two children, George and Anna. She is the older sister of author Jaclyn Moriarty.
Three Wishes (ISBN 0732911966, 2004)
The Last Anniversary (ISBN 1405036842, 2006)
What Alice Forgot (ISBN 9781405038577, 2009)
The Hypnotist's Love Story (ISBN 9781742610603, 2011)
The Husband's Secret (ISBN 9781742612010, 2013)
Big Little Lies (ISBN 9781743530436, 2014)
Truly Madly Guilty (ISBN 9781925479928, 2016)
Nine Perfect Strangers (ISBN 9781250069825, September 2018)
Apples Never Fall (ISBN 9781250220257, September 2021)Children's books
The Space Brigade series (also known as Nicola Berry: Earthling Ambassador):
The Petrifying Problem with Princess Petronella (ISBN 9780330423007, 2007)
The Shocking Trouble on the Planet of Shobble (ISBN 9780330424707, 2009)
The Wicked War on the Planet of Whimsy (ISBN 9780330425391, 2010)References
Liane Moriarty's website
Liane Moriarty's blog