• "Trollope writes about family relationships with intelligence and clear-eyed sympathy, and the outcomes of this terrific novel are always believable as they are surprising. To be relished."

    The Times
  • "Trollope is an extremely assured writer, with a brilliant eye for detail and a finely tuned emotional intelligence ... she writes absorbing, wise stories that dramatise the dilemmas we face. In Balancing Act, she has done it again."

    Sunday Times
  • "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
  • "Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope."

    Good Housekeeping