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Three Little Truths

by Eithne Shortall

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults Relationship Stories

Three Little Truths Synopsis

Martha used to be a force of nature: calm, collected, and in charge. But since moving her husband and two daughters to Dublin under sudden and mysterious circumstances, she can't seem to find her footing. Robin was the it girl in school, destined for success. Now she's back at her parents' with her four-year-old son, vowing that her ne'er-do-well ex is out of the picture for good. Edie has everything she could want, apart from a baby, and the acceptance of her new neighbours. She longs to be one of the girls, and to figure out why her perfect husband seems to be avoiding their perfect future. Three women looking for a fresh start on idyllic Pine Road. Their friendship will change their lives, and reveal secrets they never imagined. Liane Moriarty meets Lisa Jewell in this story of the love affairs, rivalries and scandals that hide behind every door...

Three Little Truths Press Reviews

Within a few pages I felt like the newest neighbor on Pine Road, where the women are unique, interesting...and have a lot of secrets. I didn't want to put it down until I knew all of them! By the end, these women felt like friends...or frenemies. - Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife

Eithne Shortall writes a community of neighbours so vividly that I feel like I'm one of them, adjusting my telescope and keeping a glass to the wall for fear that I'd miss anything. Funny, endearing, mysterious and outrageous, this book is wildly entertaining and hugely enjoyable. - Liz Nugent, author of Unravelling Oliver

One of the most enjoyable books I've read in ages. It's so clever. I loved it. - Rachael English, author of The American Girl

A darkly comic and expertly plotted novel, proving we never really know what goes on behind closed doors. - L V Hay, author of Do No Harm

Liane Moriarty meets Maeve Binchy meets Marian Keyes. I laughed, I cried, I shuddered, I was agog. - Jo Spain, author of The Confession


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ISBN: 9781786496195
Publication date: 03/10/2019
Publisher: Corvus
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786496195
Publication date: 3rd October 2019
Author: Eithne Shortall
Publisher: Corvus
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Adult & contemporary romance, Thriller / suspense,

About Eithne Shortall

Eithne Shortall studied journalism at Dublin City University and has lived in London, France and America. Now based in Dublin, she is chief arts writer for the Sunday Times Ireland. She enjoys sea swimming, cycling and eating scones.

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