Take It Back

by Kia Abdullah

On Sale: 23/09/2019


About the Book

A thrilling, brave and explosive novel, perfect for fans of Anatomy of a Scandal and He Said/She Said.

‘Razor-sharp…Much more than a courtroom thriller' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX

‘Taut, gritty and compelling. This book deserves to be HUGE' Louise Jensen

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The Victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable.

The Defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating stories.

Whose side would you take?

Zara Kaleel, one of London's brightest young legal minds, shattered the expectations placed on her by her family and forged a glittering career at the Bar. All before hanging up her barrister's wig to help the victims who needed her most. Victims like Jodie Wolfe.

Jodie's own best friend doesn't even believe her claims that their classmates carried out such a crime. But Zara does. And Zara is determined to fight for her.

Jodie and Zara become the centre of the most explosive criminal trial of the year, in which ugly divisions within British society are exposed. As everything around Zara begins to unravel she becomes even more determined to get Jodie the justice she's looking for. But at what price?

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008314675
  • ISBN 10: 0008314675
  • Imprint: HQ Fiction - GB
  • On Sale: 23/09/2019
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price: 32.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Political / legal thriller


Kia Abdullah is an author and travel writer. She has contributed to <i>The Guardian</i>, BBC, and Channel 4 News, and most recently <i>The New York Times </i>commenting on a variety of issues affecting the Muslim community. Kia currently travels the world as one half of the travel blog <i>Atlas & Boots</i>, which receives over 200,000 views per month. <b>kiaabdullah.com</b>

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