eleanor oliphant
Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

Something to Hide by Deborah Moggach
  

Lovereading view...

Petra's romantic life has always been a car-crash, and even in her sixties she's still capable of getting it disastrously wrong. But then she falls in love with Jeremy, an old chum, visiting from abroad. The fatal catch? Jeremy is her best friend's husband...

If you like Deborah Moggach you might also like to read books by David Nobbs, Maeve Binchy and Charlotte Mendelson.

Synopsis

Something to Hide by Deborah Moggach

'Nobody in the world knows our secret...that I've ruined Bev's life, and she's ruined mine.' Just as Petra is beginning to relax into her happy ever after, she finds herself catapulted to West Africa, and to Bev, her best friend who she's been betraying so spectacularly. Meanwhile, on opposite sides of the world, two other women are also struggling with the weight of betrayal: Texan Lorrie is about embark on the biggest deception of her life, and in China Li-Jing is trying to understand exactly what it is her husband does on his West African business trips...It turns out that no matter where you are in the world, everyone has something to hide. Can Bev - can anyone - be trusted?


Browse inside this book

Reviews

This is a great read, full of humour, insight and exotic foreign flavour -- Wendy Holden * Daily Mail * This is an absorbing read, with surprises and moments of tension that make it a genuine page-turner -- Shirley Whiteside * Independent On Sunday * Pulling the reader along on a fast-paced transcontinental journey, Something to Hide is engaging, poignant and prompts snorts of laughter -- Catherine Scott, 4 stars * Daily Telegraph * An unpredictable tale of love loss and deception * Red * A skillful and genuinely moving page-tuner with plenty of surprises * Sunday Express *


About the Author

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach is the prize-winning author of numerous screenplays including STOLEN, GOGGLE-EYES, SEE-SAW and CLOSE RELATIONS, and FINAL DEMAND (starring Tamsin Outhwaite) will be shown on BBC 1 this Easter. Her many novels include the bestselling TULIP FEVER and PORKY. She is Chairman of the Society of Authors and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She lives in North London.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

2nd July 2015

Author

Deborah Moggach

More books by Deborah Moggach
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

www.deborahmoggach.com/

Publisher

Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Family Drama
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781784740467

I love Lovereading because I get to read great books and then get to tell everybody how good they are.

Sally Doel

It's a lively, independent website with reviews, recommendations and more - with a huge range of books available to buy in all formats.

Alison Layland

I recommend Lovereading because you get honest reviews on a whole range of genres-there's something for everyone. It's the only site I need.

Sian Spinney

I love that Lovereading handpicks very special debut reads.

Magda North

Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?

Gavin Dimmock

Why I love @lovereadinguk? It's in the name - as dedicated lovers of reading, they are perfect matchmakers for helping me find my next read!

Catherine Jenkins

Lovereading is an amazing place to be, the website is wonderful and to me if I'm sad I'll go here and it cheers me up!

Sophia Upton

I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.

Rachel Aygin

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools