Thorndike Press

The Trophy Child

  • Paula Daly
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  • ISBN-10: 1410497968
  • ISBN-13: 9781410497963
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.30 lbs ( .59 kgs)
  • 522 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released April 2017



In her unsettling new domestic thriller, Paula Daly digs beneath the serene surface of the idyllic suburban Lake District community, where families strive for perfection. A tale of ambition and murder in Daly’s richly imagined world, this is an absorbing page-turner about the illusions of perfection and the power games between husband and wife, parent and child.

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Customer Reviews

“Daly, a master of psychological thrillers has written another gem. Thriller and suspense lovers will delight in this fast-paced novel with its twists and turns.”

— Library Journal (starred)

“[An] absorbing domestic thriller . . . unexpected plot twists and sly commentary on the bourgeois milieu, will keep readers turning the pages.”

— Publishers Weekly

“A tale of secrecy, control, and the depths of motherly love . . . an enjoyable, well-written tale whose ending readers will not see coming.”

— Booklist