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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.'

Other books by Liz Nugent

Skin Deep The most gripping thriller of 2018

Skin Deep The most gripping thriller of 2018

Author: Liz Nugent Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2018

'Bloody brilliant!' Denise Mina 'Extraordinary' A.J. Finn 'A twisted thriller, reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith.' Ian Rankin, Guardian Books of the Year 'Absorbing, beautifully written' The Times, Crime Books of the Year 'Every bit as amazing as her first two [novels]' Lisa Jewell IBA Crime Fiction Book of the Year Winner 2018 From the No 1 bestselling author of Richard and Judy Book Club pick, Lying in Wait 'I could probably have been an actress. It is not difficult to pretend to be somebody else. Isn't that what I've been doing for most of my life?' Cordelia Russell has been living on the French Riviera for twenty-five years, passing herself off as an English socialite. But her luck, and the kindness of strangers, have run out. The arrival of a visitor from her distant past shocks Cordelia. She reacts violently to the intrusion and flees her flat to spend a drunken night at a glittering party. As dawn breaks she stumbles home through the back streets. Even before she opens her door she can hear the flies buzzing. She did not expect the corpse inside to start decomposing quite so quickly . . . 'The finest psychological thriller writer currently at work' Tammy Cohen 'Dark, brutal and brilliant' Colette McBeth 'Dazzling ... chilling, mesmerising and, ultimately, devastating. Pure storytelling genius' Mark Edwards

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.'

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