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Author: Kristen Lepionka Narrator: Allyson Ryan Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Series:The Roxane Weary Mysteries Release Date: July 2019 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781982631734

Publisher Description

The Stories You Tell is Shamus Award–winning and Anthony and Macavity Award–nominated author Kristen Lepionka’s heart-pounding third novel that will keep listeners on the edge of their seats with her signature twists and mile-high stakes.

A late-night phone call is never good news, especially when you’re Roxane Weary. This one is from her brother Andrew, whose evening was interrupted by an urgent visit from Addison, a hip young DJ and one-time fling, who turns up at his apartment scared and begging to use his phone. She leaves as quickly as she appeared, but now Andrew is worried―especially when Addison never makes it home and her friends and family demand to know where she is.

As the police begin to suspect that something may have happened to Addison, and that Andrew is involved, Roxane tracks Addison’s digital footprint as she goes deeper and deeper into the events preceding her disappearance. Meanwhile, a cop is found dead on the opposite side of town, leading to a swirl of questions surrounding a dance club whose staff―which includes Addison―has suddenly gone AWOL. As Roxane struggles to distinguish the truth from the stories people tell about themselves online, it’s clear that the mystery of Addison’s whereabouts is just the beginning.

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  • “Entertaining…Fans of plucky female detectives will look forward to Roxane’s further adventures.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “Building to a chilling and surprising conclusion, the third book in Lepionka’s Shamus Award–winning series is both intricately plotted and character driven, with a complicated protagonist.”

    - Library Journal
  • “Roxane herself, a remarkably well-drawn and interestingly flawed character, continues to command interest.”

    - Booklist
  • “Lepionka’s keen eye for integrating national news and technology into her developing characters’ plotlines produces a story that’s timely in more ways than one.”

    - Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Kristen Lepionka is the author of the Roxane Weary mysteries series. The first book in that series, The Last Place You Look, won a Shamus Award and was a finalist for the Anthony and Macavity awards. She is a co-founder of the feminist podcast Unlikeable Female Characters. The series has drawn praise from Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and starred reviews from several publications.

About the Narrator

Allyson Ryan is an Earphones Award–winning voice actress who can be heard in commercials, promos, animation, and audiobooks. She has extensive experience on stage and television. In New York, she acted in and directed more than thirty plays. Her television credits include roles on Eleventh Hour, Law & Order, and One Life to Live. She has also appeared as “Mom” in several television commercials. Advertising Age nominated her for a Bobby Award in the best actress category for her work as the Duracell mom.