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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan, Jeanne Kalogridis Narrator: Kate Reading, Xe Sands Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jane Ryland Series Release Date: October 2014 ISBN: 9781427243881
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Truth Be Told, part of the bestselling Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series by Agatha, Anthony, Mary Higgins Clark, and Macavity Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan, begins with tragedy: a middle-class family evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this heartbreaking story—and on other foreclosures— reporter Ryland soon learns the truth behind a big-bucks scheme and the surprising players who will stop at nothing, including murder, to keep their goal a secret. Turns out, there’s more than one way to rob a bank.

Boston police detective Jake Brogan has a liar on his hands. A man has just confessed to the famous twenty-year-old Lilac Sunday killing, and while Jake’s colleagues take him at his word, Jake is not so sure. But he has personal reasons for hoping they’ve finally solved the cold case.

Financial manipulation, the terror of foreclosures, the power of numbers, the primal need for home and family and love. What happens when what you believe is true turns out to be a lie?

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Hank Phillippi Ryan proves herself one of the most adept masters of plot on the planet with her latest, Truth Be Told. Surprises—major surprises—abound, characters live and breathe, and everything comes satisfyingly together in the vortex of a perfect storm that pits the duties of the police against the responsibilities of the news media, and makes it all personal. If crime fiction is your beat, this one is a must read.”

    John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author of Damage

  • Truth Be Told is Hank Phillippi Ryan at her best. She uses all her insider skills to craft a terrific story—smart, edgy, full of more twists and turns than you can ever outguess, and a thrilling read to the very last page. If you love Ryan’s books like I do, you’re in for a great ride, and if you’re picking her up for the first time, you’re starting with a winner.”

    Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of Terminal City

  • “A complex mystery with a very likeable heroine and a clever ending.”

    Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Worthy Brown’s Daughter

  • “Hank Philippi Ryan weaves a taut web of suspense in Truth Be Told. Be prepared to lose sleep once you start reading, because you won’t want to stop. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.”

    Meg Gardiner, Edgar Award–winning author

  • “Smart, well-paced…Ryan, a Mary Higgins Clark Award winner, cleverly ties the plot together, offers surprising but believable plot twists, and skillfully characterizes the supporting cast…Just the right amount of romance.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • A Library Journal Best Book of 2014
  • Nominated for Anthony Awards - Nominee, 2015
  • Winner of Agatha Awards - Winner, 2014
  • Nominated for Agatha Awards - Nominee, 2014
  • Nominated for Agatha Awards - Nominee, 2015
  • Among longlisted titles for Library Journal Best Books of the Year, 2014
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About the Author

Hank Phillippi Ryan, a former US Senate staffer and political campaign aide, is the investigative reporter for Boston’s NBC affiliate, and has won twenty-seven Emmys and almost a dozen Edward R. Murrow awards. A bestselling author of mystery novels, she has won the Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards. Ryan is on the national board of directors of both Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.

About the Narrators

Kate Reading is an Audie Award–winning narrator and has received numerous Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine. She is also a theater actor in the Washington, DC, area and has been a member of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company since 1987. Her work onstage has been recognized by the Helen Hayes Awards Society, among others. She and her husband live in Hyattsville, Maryland, with their two children.

Xe Sands has more than a decade of experience bringing stories to life through narration, performance, and visual art, including recordings of the Nightwalkers series from Jaquelyn Frank. She has received several honors, including several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a coveted Audie Award, and was named Favorite Debut Romance Narrator of 2011 in the Romance Audiobooks poll.