The Secret to a Good Book is in the Title: 6 Titular Teases
The release of Australian author Liane Moriarty’s The Husband’s Secret (Putnam) got us thinking: What’s so thrilling about a dark, delectable, juicy secret? Moriarty’s interest in the psychology of secrets is actually what inspired the idea behind her newest novel. Citing neuroscientist David Eagleman, Moriarty noted that secrets create a “neural conflict”; the brain is torn between wanting to do the right thing and needing to spill the beans to ease the mental and emotional burden. Read on for a look at The Husband’s Secret and five other surreptiously delicious mysteries — as teased on the front covers of the books.