Books by Liz Nugent

Little Cruelties

NOTE: This title was first published in the UK (March 2020) as Our Little Cruelties. Liz Nugent’s Little Cruelties is a family psychodrama in which Oedipus meets sociopathy.  Darkly funny, but not quite soapy enough to make the very long trip through the lives of these very unlikable people wh ...

Lying in Wait

If you're looking for a chilling novel of psychological suspense this winter, I urge you to look no further than Lying In Wait, the second novel from Irish novelist Liz Nugent. It's set in 1980s Dublin, and it captured my attention from the chilling opening line and refused to let me go until I reac ...

Unraveling Oliver

I have been harping on about this book for months, so if you’ve not been subject to my evangelical zeal about its brilliance, allow me to quickly summarize. Everyone who knows Oliver Ryan is shocked when he beats his wife to the point of a coma. This mild-mannered children’s author who lives in ...