Nicole Trope

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. The Secrets in Silence is Nicole's third novel.

Books by Nicole Trope


Published: June 2017

In a single day, a simple mistake will have life-altering consequences for everyone involved... A gripping domestic noir thriller from the author of Blame.


Published: June 2016

A tender and terrifying page-turner from the master of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama.

The Boy Under the Table

Published: May 2013

Being a mother was all-consuming. There were so many mistakes you could make, so many ways to lose a child.

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