Nicola Moriarty

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Narrated By: Simone Gescheit

Duration: 9 hours and 54 minutes

What to expect

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Finally, Georgia has found the one. Luke is kind, handsome, and makes her feel safe - which is what she needs after everything she's been through.

The only problem is his ex-girlfriend.

Luke says Cadence just can't accept the breakup, and that explains the texts, the emails, the notes...

But then things start to go very wrong - will Cadence really do whatever it takes to get what she wants?

Fans of Lisa Jewell, Rachel Abbott and Adele Parks will love this gripping and twisty psychological suspense.


Family life fiction, Contemporary lifestyle fiction, Psychological thriller, Contemporary romance, Thriller / suspense fiction, Crime & mystery fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction, Romantic suspense

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Aussie noir is all the rage at the moment and The Ex-Girlfriend is as grand guignol a slice as anyone could wish for

Buzz Magazine


Sunday Mirror

Expect dark themes and plot twists a plenty in this intense, creepy thriller


Gripping, dramatic and with twists you won't see coming, this book held me in its spell from the first page. I loved this book

Sally Hepworth, author of The Mother-in-Law

It kept me guessing to the end


I devoured it, loved it and totally escaped into it

A pacy, gripping thriller, but also full of heart and plenty of laughs for comic relief. Key themes of mental health and the different ways humans control each other and the importance of friendship shine brightly, wrapped in an absorbing, terrifying tale that perfectly captures the zeitgeist

Sunday Telegraph (Australia)

This cleverly written book by Moriarty sucks you in right from the first page. If you love a gripping read, with twists around the corner, then this is one for your reading list

My Weekly

Praise for Nicola Moriarty


A darkly, thrilling surprise


Accelerates with intensity and sheer originality with every page

Australian Women's Weekly

Darkly humorous


Will grab readers and refuse to let go. An author to watch


I thought it was fresh, atmospheric, feminist and had me turning the pages into the small hours. A total treat

Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of How To Disappear

A fast-paced pulpy psychological thriller with Netflix written all over it

Sydney Morning Herald

A very modern love story with an eerily prescient twist

Daily Mail


Sun on Sunday

Dramatic, mysterious and compelling


An extremely twisty tale of obsession and revenge, this psychological thriller will quickly get under your skin - be prepared for some late nights 'til you finish it!


A darkly droll page-turner