The Trophy Child

Random House
15

'A terrific page turner' - Guardian

'Kept me guessing right until the end. I devoured it.' - Claire Douglas, author of LOCAL GIRL MISSING

A doting mother or a pushy parent?

Karen Bloom expects perfection. Her son, Ewan, has been something of a disappointment and she won’t be making the same mistake again with her beloved, talented child, Bronte.

Bronte’s every waking hour will be spent at music lessons and dance classes, doing extra schoolwork and whatever it takes to excel.

But as Karen pushes Bronte to the brink, the rest of the family crumbles. Karen’s husband, Noel, is losing himself in work, and his teenage daughter from his first marriage, Verity, is becoming ever more volatile. The family is dangerously near breaking point.

Karen would know when to stop . . . wouldn’t she?

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'Another fantastic twisty-turny novel by one of my favourite authors. I am always enthralled by her books and this is her best yet' Jill Mansell

'The UK's answer to Liane Moriarty. Amazing' Claire McGowan

'Sheer perfection. The Trophy Child is gripping, darkly funny and bound to induce spasms of guilt in even the least pushy parent. I can’t remember the last time I was so enthralled. I want to stand on a mountain top and tell everyone to read this brilliant novel' Mark Edwards

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About the author

Paula Daly is the acclaimed author of six novels. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and her books have been developed for the ITV series, DEEP WATER, starring Anna Friel. She was born in Lancashire and lives in the Lake District with her family.
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Additional Information

Publisher
Random House
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Published on
Jan 26, 2017
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781473525368
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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