A story about marriage, siblings and family secrets,
and how the ones we love the most are the ones who hurt us the most.
The members of the Delaney family love each other, only sometimes they feel like murdering each other... and when one day their mother goes missing, fourThe children get involved in a dilemma: what to tell the police, while the natural suspect is their father.
The Delaney family is well known in their community. The parents, Stan and Joy, who own a famous tennis club, are the object of envy. Happily married, with four successful children. So why are they unhappy?
One night, a stranger named Savannah knocks on their door. She is bleeding following a fight with her friend. The innocent couple host her kindly. Unfortunately, this is not enough.
Later, when Joy disappears and Savannah is nowhere to be found, the police investigate the only one left: Stan. He claims he is innocent, but it seems that like many husbands, he has a lot to hide. The children are divided among themselves on who to believe, and in this confrontation all the family members will re-examine their shared history in a completely different light.
Liane Moriarty, an Australian author, has written eight international bestsellers, including The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies (which was adapted into a successful TV series starring Nicole Kidman). Lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband, son and daughter. Apples Never Fall is already slated for TV production.
"A point, a game, a murder... a stunt that combines the drama of married life, fraud, possible murder - and professional tennis. Everything Moriarty touches turns to gold!”
"Moriarty returns again to her most favorite topic - what is family really? Do yourself a favor and read the book as soon as possible. Soon it will surely become the next binge series on television." E! Online