Melina Marchetta's gripping new novel Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil is a cracking fusion of suspense and heart-rending drama.
8. April 2016, quoteGrinberg
A/NZ: Penguin AUS (Sept. 2016)
8. November 2016, reviewPublishers Weekly *Starred Review*
[A] stunning adult debut… This visceral read manages to capture the emotional aftermath of a mass tragedy while sustaining tension and delivering a scathing indictment of racial profiling, vigilante justice, and the 24-hour news cycle.
8. November 2016, reviewLibrary Journal *Starred Review*
Along with its well-rounded and likable characters, this is more than a crime story; it’s jam-packed with family drama and heartbreak. Highly recommended for suspense and mystery fans.
8. November 2016, reviewBooklist
This timely thriller is the popular young adult author Marchetta’s adult debut; and while her fans will easily make the transition with her, she should gain some adult readers as well.
8. November 2016, quoteMarkus Zusak, author of THE BOOK THIEF
Each new Melina Marchetta novel is a revelation; she’s always changing, always evolving, and each one performs the miracle of somehow bettering the last – and Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil does exactly that…A novel of great scope, of past and present, a