A compulsively readable novel about a group of friends and parents destroyed by their own competitiveness when an exclusive school for gifted children opens in the community
Ambitious parents, wilful kids, and the pursuit of prestige... A gripping page-turner, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty's BIG LITTLE LIES.
'More than a touch of Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies' OBSERVER
How far would you go to protect your child's future?
In the peaceful, privileged community of Crystal, Colorado, a group of close friends are raising their families in harmony.
Until one day, news begins to spread that a 'gifted school' will be opening its doors in their town. There are only a few places, and the competition will be ferocious.
As parents and children begin to compete, cracks start to show in their picturesque community as long-buried secrets threaten to detonate under the pressure...
Praise for The Gifted School:
'Snapping with tension'
'Wise and addictive'
NEW YORK TIMES
'Timely and relevant'
'On the pulse of modern times'
MAGIC BOOK CLUB 'Relevant and relatable'
'Exposes how easily a mix of good intentions, self-delusions, and minor sins can escalate'
THE NEW YORKER
More than a touch of Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies - Observer
Snapping with tension - Shari Lapena
Wise and addictive - New York Times
Timely and relevant - Oprahmag.com
Exposes how easily a mix of good intentions, self-delusions, and minor sins can escalate - The New Yorker