Truth Be Told

Author: Kia Abdullah

Genre: Crime Fiction

Publisher: HQ

Year: Sept 2020

Format: Ebook / Paperback

Blurb: Vividly examines some of the issues that shape (and deform) society . . . A gritty, extremely hard-hitting drama’

Adele Parks, Adele Parks, Platinum magazine

‘Gripping, sensitive, nuanced and heart-breaking, it will stay with you long after you read it’

Roz Watkins, author of Cut to the Bone

Praise for Kia Abdullah:

‘A superb legal thriller…crackles with tension’ Guardian

‘Topical and gritty’ Observer

'Sparklingly intelligent’ Daily Telegraph

‘Much more than a courtroom thriller’ Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX


Kamran Hadid feels invincible. He attends Hampton school, an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, and he has a place at Oxford next year. The world is at his feet. And then a night of revelry leads to a drunken encounter and he must ask himself a horrific question.

With the help of assault counsellor, Zara Kaleel, Kamran reports the incident in the hopes that will be the end of it. But it’s only the beginning…

Powerful, explosive and important, Truth Be Told is a contemporary courtroom drama that vividly captures today’s society. You will not stop thinking about it for a long time to come.