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  • Published: 27 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473509610
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
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Balancing Act: Free Ebook Sampler


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A free sampler of the new novel from this ever-popular bestselling author, including the first two chapters

Susie Moran is a success. She has founded and run her own highly profitable company, and now her three daughters are all involved in the business. Rooted in the traditions of the Stoke-on-Trent potteries, and producing charming, useable objects of distinctive design, Susie is justly proud of her family and her achievement – and has no intention of letting it change.

But what of the men in the family? Susie’s husband, a musician and artist, has always seemed happy to take a back seat. One of her sons-in-law has few ambitions outside the home. Another daughter, though, has brought her husband into the company - and they want to change things, much to Susie’s distress.

And then, into the mix arrives Susie’s father, an ageing hippy who abandoned Susie as a baby. Now he’s alone, and wants to build bridges , although Susie’s daughters are outraged at the idea. Can the needs of a family business override the needs of the family itself? In wanting to preserve her business, will Susie lose something much more precious?

  • Pub date: 27 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9781473509610
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook

About the Author

Joanna Trollope

Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed bestselling novels. She has also written a study of women in the British Empire, Britannia's Daughters, as well as a number of historical novels.

Born in Gloucesterhire, she now lives in London. She was appointed OBE in the 1996 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

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Praise for Balancing Act: Free Ebook Sampler

“Joanna Trollope, whose evocations of human relationships are as ever penetrating and engaging.”

Daily Express

“With her compassion for her characters, Trollope cuts to the quick of family life, and the difference between men and women. I loved it.”

Fanny Blake, Woman & Home, Jan 14


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