Liz Nugent

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Liz Nugent

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in Dublin, Ireland


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May 2013

Liz Nugent worked as a stage manager in theatres in Ireland and toured internationally before writing extensively for radio and television drama.

Unravelling Oliver was published in 2014, hit the number 1 spot for several weeks and won Crime Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards.

Lying in Wait, published in 2016, went straight to number 1 and was chosen for the Richard & Judy Book Club. It won the Radio 1 Ryan Tubridy Listeners Choice Award at the Irish Book Awards.

In October 2017, Liz won the Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Award in Literature.

Skin Deep was published in 2018. It also went straight to number 1 in the bestsellers charts and scooped two awards at the An Post Irish Book Awards in Nov '18: Crime Novel of the Year AND the R

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It's been ages since I updated this blog and let's just say I had an interesting year. I finished Our Little Cruelties -UK and Irl Penguin March 2020. The same book will be published under the title Little Cruelties in USA and Canada by Simon & Schuster in August 2020. So I'm looking at advance reviews here and am pleased to see that most people like it a lot.
I had a great summer, interviewing som Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 13, 2020 14:00
Average rating: 3.82 · 52,639 ratings · 7,358 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Lying in Wait

3.80 avg rating — 21,846 ratings — published 2018 — 30 editions
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Unraveling Oliver

3.81 avg rating — 18,472 ratings — published 2014 — 36 editions
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Skin Deep

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Little Cruelties

3.78 avg rating — 6,824 ratings — published 2020 — 20 editions
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Liz Nugent is now friends with Julie Bell
Liz Nugent and 2 other people liked C Eee's review of Our Little Cruelties:
Our Little Cruelties by Liz Nugent

OMG Liz Nugent! Your best book yet, I’m reeling after just finishing it. Well done Missus. Hurry the next one please!👏👏"
Sleep Tight by C.S. Green
"A fantastic, unique crime thriller with an epic supernatural twist!

I’m going to be screaming from the rooftops about this brilliant book for some time to come! A crime thriller with a difference and what an original difference it is too!

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Sleep Tight by C.S. Green
"Sleep Tight is the first in the DC Rose Gifford series. Rose is investigating a death of a young woman that has been killed in her bed from suffocation. But the last expression on her face is of real fear and Rose thinks that this death is not as str" Read more of this review »
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" Sheila wrote: "I know you're long since back but moules frites is the national dish in Belgium, so try for some research in Brussels!"
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“You don’t have to love a person. You can love the idea of a person. You can idealize them and turn them into the person you need.”
Liz Nugent, Unravelling Oliver

“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers and sisters.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr”
Liz Nugent, Our Little Cruelties

“Diddums. Critics claim that somebody who had no children could”
Liz Nugent, Unravelling Oliver



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Kelli A group of your fans work in an independent bookstore in Columbus, IN! We have read all three of your books-Skin Deep was very hard to get in the US! We are wondering when you will come out with your next book? By the way, Unraveling Oliver is on our best seller list because we keep recommending it!

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Kelli Does anyone know when Skin Deep by Liz Nugent will be out in the United States? Dying to read it! Great author!

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