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Nicole Trope Nicole Trope i(A147351 works by)
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BiographyHistory

Nicole Trope is a former high school teacher with a Masters Degree in Children's Literature. In 2005 she was one of the winners of the Varuna Awards for Manuscript Development. In 2009 her young adult novel titled I Ran Away First was shortlisted for the Text Publishing Prize.

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y separately published work icon Forgotten Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2017 10896322 2017 single work novel thriller

'In a single day, a simple mistake will have life-altering consequences for everyone involved.

'A moment of distraction, an unlocked car and a missing baby. How on earth could this happen?

'All Malia needed was a single litre of milk and now she’s surrounded by police and Zach has disappeared.

'Detective Ali Greenberg knows that this is not the best case for her, not with her history - but she of all people knows what Malia is going through and what is at stake.

'Edna is worried about the new residents at the boarding house. She knows Mary would turn in her grave if she knew the kinds of people her son was letting in.

'And then there is someone else. Someone whose heart is broken. Someone who feels she has been unfairly punished for her mistakes. Someone who wants what she can’t have.

'What follows is a heart-stopping game of cat-and-mouse and a race against the clock. As the hours pass and the day heats up, all hope begins to fade.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2018 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Blame Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2016 9510035 2016 single work novel thriller romance

''I am here because they suspect me of something. I am here because I am a suspect. I know that, she knows that. Everyone knows that.' Anna

''It wasn't my fault. None of this is my fault!' Caro

'Caro and Anna are best friends... they were best friends. Over a decade, Caro and Anna have bonded while raising their daughters, two little girls the same age but living two very different lives. The women have supported each other as they have shared the joys and trials of motherhood, but now everything has changed.

'There's been a terrible car accident, an unimaginable tragedy that leaves both families devastated. Over two days as Caro and Anna each detail their own versions of events, they are forced to reveal hidden truths and closely guarded secrets.

'The complicated lives of wives and mothers are laid bare as both women come to realise that even best friends don't tell each other everything. And when hearts are broken, even best friends need someone to blame.

'A hard- hitting, provocative and gripping read from the queen of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama.' (Publication summary)

2017 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
y separately published work icon Hush, Little Bird Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 8777122 2015 single work novel thriller

'A celebrity wife. A damaged young woman. How did they both end up in prison and what is the secret they share? White-knuckle reading from the queen of domestic suspense.

'Birdy thought she would have to wait until she was free again to see Rose, but now Rose has been convicted of a shocking crime and she and Birdy will be together. Birdy has been saving all her anger for Rose. It is Rose who should have protected her and kept her safe. Birdy was little but Rose was big and she knows Rose could have saved her.

'This is a story about monsters who hide in plain sight and about the secrets we keep from ourselves. It is about children who are betrayed and adults who fail them. This is the story of Birdy who was hurt and Rose who must be made to pay.

'A provocative and compassionate read from the queen of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama. You won't be able to put it down.' (Publication summary)

2016 longlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
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