A Version Of The Truth by B. P. Walter Review

When I read the synopsis for this book, I expected it to be a psychological thriller but it wasn't exactly that. 

The narrative is told in two timelines and flows effortlessly between 1991 and 2019. Julianne and Holly are two important characters in the novel. Though they weren't particularly good friends at Oxford University, they do share a secret that both of them would prefer to leave in the past.

This was a tough book to review because of it's dark and disturbing storyline. The subject of gang rape was graphicly written and even though the subject is repulsive and I did skip a few paragraph here and there to spare some gruesome details, the author did manage to write an addictive read in which the reader wants to discover what will Julianne and Holly do with the secrets of the past, as well as the ones from the present.

Thank you to NetGalley and Avon Books UK for my copy in exchange for an honest review. 

My rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 

Here's a quick synopsis:
2019: Julianne is preparing a family dinner when her son comes to her and says he’s found something on his iPad. Something so terrible, it will turn Julianne’s world into a nightmare and make her question everything about her marriage and what type of man her husband is or is pretending to be.

1990: Holly is a fresher student at Oxford University. Out of her depth and nervous about her surroundings, she falls into an uneasy friendship with a group of older students from the upper echelons of society and begins to develop feelings for one in particular. He’s confident, quiet, attractive and seems to like her too. But as the year progresses, her friends’ behaviour grows steadily more disconcerting and Holly begins to realise she might just be a disposable pawn in a very sinister game. (Reference : Goodreads)

Happy reading,

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