The Fifth Letter

old friends, hidden betrayals and one dangerous secret

by Nicola Moriarty

On Sale: 20/02/2017


About the Book

How do you know if your friends actually like you?

Joni, Deb, Eden and Trina try to catch up once a year for some days away together. Now in their thirties, commitments have pulled them in different directions, and the closeness they once enjoyed growing up seems increasingly elusive. This year, determined to revive their intimacy, they each share a secret in an anonymous letter to be read out during the holiday. But instead of bringing them closer, the revelations seem to drive them apart. Then a fifth letter is discovered, venting long-held grudges, and it seems that one of the women is in serious danger. But who was the author? And which of them should be worried?

THE FIFTH LETTER examines the bonds of women's friendship groups, and the loyalty and honesty they demand, along with letting go of relationships that once seemed essential but are now outgrown.

'A delightful, heartwarming exploration of the twists and turns of true friendship, The Fifth Letter was simply delicious from the very first page to the last. This is the kind of book I can't get enough of - relatable characters, a fast-moving plot and just the right amount of mystery. I was hooked!' Rachael Johns, author of The Art of Keeping Secrets

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460706008
  • ISBN 10: 1460706005
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 20/02/2017
  • Pages: 336
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General


Nicola Moriarty lives in Sydney's northwest with her husband and two small (but remarkably strong-willed) daughters. She is the younger sister of bestselling authors Liane Moriarty and Jaclyn Moriarty. In between various career changes, becoming a mum and studying at Macquarie University, she began to write. Now, she can't seem to stop.[email protected] (Twitter)@nicmoriarty (Instagram)

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