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The Trophy Child

(2017)
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'Kept me guessing right until the end. I devoured it.' Claire Douglas, author of LOCAL GIRL MISSING

'A terrific page turner' Guardian

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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

Genre: Mystery    

Praise for this book

"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

"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


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April 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 1-4104-9796-8 / 978-1-4104-9796-3 (USA edition)
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February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 0-8021-2594-8 / 978-0-8021-2594-1 (USA edition)
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January 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): PAULA DALY
ISBN: 0-593-07521-8 / 978-0-593-07521-0 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

March 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 0-8021-2767-3 / 978-0-8021-2767-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Trophy Child
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ISBN: 0-552-17163-8 / 978-0-552-17163-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Trophy Child
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ISBN: 0-552-17443-2 / 978-0-552-17443-5 (UK edition)
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March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 0-385-68607-2 / 978-0-385-68607-5 (USA edition)
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January 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 0-593-07522-6 / 978-0-593-07522-7 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

March 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 1-5200-6671-6 / 978-1-5200-6671-4
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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March 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
ISBN: 1-5200-6675-9 / 978-1-5200-6675-2
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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March 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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March 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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March 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Trophy Child: A Novel
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: Grove Press
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January 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Trophy Child
Author(s): Paula Daly
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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