Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.85 hours)
Product Number: Z100120438
Released: Oct 24, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478944102
Narrator/s: Zaqi Ismail
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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"More than a crime story; it's jam-packed with family drama and heartbreak. Highly recommended for suspense and mystery fans."-Library Journal In the wake of a devastating bombing, a father risks everything to find out who was responsible. When Bish Ortley, a recently suspended cop, receives word that a bus carrying his daughter has been bombed, he rushes to be by her side. A suspect has already been named-a 17-year-old girl who has since disappeared from the scene. The press has now revealed that she is the youngest member of one of London's most notorious families. Years earlier, they were implicated in an attack that left dozens dead. Has the girl decided to follow in their footsteps? To find her, Bish must earn the trust of her friends and family, including her infamous mother, now serving a life sentence in prison. But even as he delves into the deadly bus attack that claimed five lives, the ghosts of older crimes become impossible to ignore. A gripping fusion of literary suspense and family drama, TELL THE TRUTH, SHAME THE DEVIL is a fast-paced puzzle of a novel that will keep readers feverishly turning pages.

Author(s): Melina Marchetta
Original Publish Date: Oct 11, 2016

All formats/editions

Author(s): Melina Marchetta
Product Number EB00635603
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Mulholland Books
ISBN: #9780316269841

Professional reviews

"Melina Marchetta's first adult novel offers many challenges to Zaqi Ismail as the audiobook narrator, and he handles them all with confidence and ease. The plot centers around the bombing of a tour bus full of school children, then spirals outward into a complex family drama. Ismail captures the flawed narrator's array of emotions--from helplessness to determination--as elegantly as the adolescent's inclination toward sarcasm and rebellion. While his pacing maintains the tempo of the suspenseful story, sometimes his swift reading speed jumbles the clarity of his voice. This is not an audiobook suitable for speed-listening. Kept at the normal play rate, TELL THE TRUTH, SHAME THE DEVIL is a gripping literary thriller. J.F. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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