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Waiting on Wednesday: Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil by Melina Marchetta

From Goodreads:
Bashir “Bish” Ortley is a London desk cop. Almost over it. Still not deaing with the death of his son years ago, as well as the break up of his marriage. 

Across the channel, a summer bus tour, carrying a group of English teenagers is subject to a deadly bomb attack, killing four of the passengers and injuring a handful of others. Bish’s daughter is one of those on board. 

The suspect is 17 year old Violette LeBrac whose grandfather was responsible for a bombing that claimed the lives of dozens of people fourteen years ago; and whose mother, Noor, has been serving a life sentence for the part she was supposed to have played in the attack.

As Bish is dragged into the search for the missing Violette, he finds himself reluctantly working with Noor LeBrac and her younger brother, Jimmy Sarraf.

And the more he delves into the lives of the family he helped put away, the more Bish realizes that they may have got it wrong all those years ago, and that truth wears many colours. Especially when it comes to the teenagers on board the recent bus bombing. Including his daughter. 

Tell the truth. Shame the devil. Bish can’t get Violette LeBrac’s words out of his head. But what he may get is some sort of peace with his own past as the worlds of those involved in two bombings, years apart, collide into the journey of his life.
I would always be excited by a new Melina Marchetta and this one sounds amazing!  Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil is scheduled to be released on October 11, 2016, and I can't wait to read it!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


  1. That's totally new to me! Hope you enjoy it!

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  2. I know this one -- I actually know one, lol! Doesn't it sound amazing?! I'm with you, I can't wait to read it! Here's mine:

  3. Woah, I didn't know Melina Marchetta has a new book coming out! Thanks for this :)

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  4. I've never heard of her before, but it does sound like something ranking high on the conspiracy-darkness scale -- and I hope you enjoy. =)
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  5. I'm yet to read any book by this author, but this one does sound great!! Hope you enjoy it, Eva- it's really promising :))

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  6. I've only read one Marchetta book, and I LOOOOVED it. I'm really excited for this one because it seems darker than her usual books.
    Can't wait!!

  7. Never read anything by this author before. I hope it's an awesome read!
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  8. This one is new to me. I hope you enjoy it

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  9. Not familiar with the book or author, and the blurb has me kinda undecided. I think I'll wait for your review first. :-)

    Great pick this week...

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    Diayll @Mother/Gamer/Writer

  10. I'm definitely looking forward to this. I love anything Melina writes! :)

    Sorry I've been so out of it lately. I've been gone the last two weekends, (well more than the weekend Thurs-Sunday San Francisco and then Palm Springs for Stagecoach) and I'm just playing catch up in between. I'm so tired and I got sick with a sore throat and cold on Sunday night. :( I'm totally shot now, lol! I'm slowly making my rounds. :)

    I've been wondering what you thought of The Raven King. I need to start listening to that soon. :)

    1. I hope you feel better soon R! Going to send you a message on GR to catch up!!

  11. This one sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing and enjoy. Here's mine: “SIRACUSA”

  12. This is the first I've heard of this one. Sounds like it'll be very engrossing. I hope you love it!

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  13. Sounds like an interesting book. Thanks so much for spotlighting it today!

    Happy Reading! Dani @ Paulette’s Papers

  14. LOL! I love the title - one of my favorite sayings. I hope you enjoy this book when you get to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a lovely week, Eva. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  15. This does look good, I hope you love it!

  16. I like this author, so I'll have to check out this book. I hope you enjoy reading it.
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  17. I don't think I've heard of this one or the author! Sounds good though. Great pick and I hope you love it!

  18. This is a new one to me! Interesting concept though :)

    Happy Reading!
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    Peyton @A Bookish Mess

  19. This looks great! I haven't read a mystery in quite a while. Will definitely be adding this to the list. Thank you for sharing and thank you for stopping by our blog!


  20. I haven't read this author yet but this sounds amazing!!! Thanks for sharing!!

  21. This one does look good! I wonder who really did the bombing, were the wrong people put away?

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  22. Oh, that sounds good! Definitely adding it to my TBR. Great WoW pick -- thanks for sharing :)

  23. I don't think I've heard of this author. At least not that I recall. The book sounds really good, though!

  24. I have never heard of this, but it sounds so good!!

  25. I love London and this wounds like an edge of your seat sort of mystery. Thanks for stopping by my WoW and sharing. I will probably enjoy this one and I hope you do as well!

  26. Oooh sounds interesting!! I hope you love it :)
    Danielle @ Life With Two Boys

  27. YAAASSS A new Melina Marchetta book out this year WOOP WOOP! Now only if she'll get onto that Jimmy book and I'll be 100% satisfied!


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