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Something to Hide by Deborah Moggach
  

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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...

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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?


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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.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd July 2015

Author

Deborah Moggach

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Author's Website

www.deborahmoggach.com/

Publisher

Chatto & Windus an imprint of Vintage Publishing

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781784740467

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