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Liz Nugent - Author

About the Author

Before becoming a full-time writer Liz Nugent worked in Irish film, theatre and television. In 2014 her first novel, Unravelling Oliver, was a No.1 bestseller and won the Crime Fiction prize in the 2014 Irish Book Awards. Her second novel, Lying in Wait, went straight to No 1 in the Irish bestseller charts, remained there for nearly two months and won her a second IBA. She lives in Dublin with her husband.

Featured books by Liz Nugent

Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait

Author: Liz Nugent Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/12/2016

From the award-winning author of the No 1 bestseller, Unravelling Oliver.'My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it.'

ebook of the month

Other books by Liz Nugent

Our Little Cruelties

Our Little Cruelties

Author: Liz Nugent Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Three brothers are at the funeral. One lies in the coffin. Will, Brian and Luke grow up competing for their mother's unequal love. As men, the competition continues - for status, money, fame, women ... They each betray each other, over and over, until one of them is dead. But which brother killed him?

Unraveling Oliver

Unraveling Oliver

Author: Liz Nugent Format: eBook Release Date: 22/08/2017

In this ';compelling, clever, and dark' (Heat magazine) thriller, a man's shocking act of savagery stuns a local communityand the revelations that follow will keep you gripped until the very last page. This work of psychological suspense, a #1 bestseller in Ireland, is perfect for fans of Patricia Highsmith and Ruth Ware.';I expected more of a reaction the first time I hit her.' So begins Liz Nugent's astonishing debut novela chilling, elegantly crafted, and psychologically astute exploration of the nature of evil. Oliver Ryan, handsome, charismatic, and successful, has long been married to his devoted wife, Alice. Together they write and illustrate award-winning children's books; their life together one of enviable privilege and easeuntil, one evening after a delightful dinner, Oliver delivers a blow to Alice that renders her unconscious, and subsequently beats her into a coma. In the aftermath of such an unthinkable event, as Alice hovers between life and death, the couple's friends, neighbors, and acquaintances try to understand what could have driven Oliver to commit such a horrific act. As his story unfolds, layers are peeled away to reveal a life of shame, envy, deception, and masterful manipulation. With its alternating points of view and deft prose, Unraveling Oliver is ';a page-turning, one-sitting read from a brand new master of psychological suspense' (Sunday Independent) that details how an ordinary man can transform into a sociopath.

Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait

Author: Liz Nugent Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/12/2016

From the award-winning author of the No 1 bestseller, Unravelling Oliver.'My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it.'

ebook of the month

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