Take It Back

Take It Back

A shocking, twisting courtroom thriller that keeps you guessing until the last page is turned.

The Victim: Jodie Wolfe, a physically flawed 16-year-old girl accuses four boys in her class of something unthinkable.

The Defendants: Four handsome teenagers from hard-working immigrant families, all with corroborating stories.

The Savior: Zara Kaleel, a former lawyer, one of London's brightest legal minds, takes on this case. She believes her client, even though those closest to her do not.

Together, they enter the most explosive criminal trial of the year, where the only thing that matters is justice for Jodie. But this time justice comes at a devastating cost.

Title:Take It Back
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780008314675
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    Take It Back Reviews

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    This is one of the books have blown my mind and shaken me to the core, my emotions all over the place. I’m cursing, crying, clenching my fists, screaming, more crying and I don’t want to do next...

  • Maureen

    *4.5 stars*Jodie Wolfe is a white 16 year old girl with horrific facial deformities - she’s had a really difficult life, the constant taunting and bullying about her looks, not to mention an alcohol...

  • Meredith ( on Semi-Hiatus until February)

    4. 5 stars “Women aren’t born warriors, we learn to fight because we have to.” Take It Back is a complex courtroom drama about a 16-year-old disabled white girl who accuses four Muslim boys of...

  • Paromjit

    Kia Abdullah writes a brilliant, powerful, moving and intelligent psychological thriller and courtroom drama that pushes all the buttons as it lays bare all the ugly divisions and prejudices in our co...

  • Farrah

    Wow. Ok, if I were a publisher and someone came to me and said they had an idea for a book that would shine a harsh light on rape, race, religion, gender, class, the media, drug dependency, disability...

  • jessica

    i dont like telling people what to do, but this book comes out in less than two weeks and it needs to go on everyones TBR list N O W! holy crap. this is a shocking ride. it grabbed my attention right ...

  • Brenda - Traveling Sisters Book Reviews

    HOT DIGGITY DANG!!! I am speechless with that OMG ending!!! If you haven't read this, I highly recommend making this one your next one! Take It Back is a gripping, intense, explosive courtroom drama t...

  • Liz

    5 stars, among the best of 2020This book has a fabulous premise and Abdullah does a great job fleshing this story out. Zara was a hotshot London lawyer before shucking it all to be an advocate for rap...

  • Blaine

    Am I supposed to put my religion ahead of the fact that I’m a woman? Do I owe more loyalty to Islam than a girl who has been victimised?...Can’t you see, Mum? Oppression doesn’t spread through m...

  • Jen

    Ever say something then regret it? Once it’s out though, especially in public, there’s no taking words back. Whether true or false.The penalty can be victimizing and shameful.This story is one ins...