Digital List Price: $9.99
Kindle Price: $7.99

Save $3.00 (27%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Learn more

Buying and sending eBooks to others


Single copy
(Sent by Amazon)
Amazon emails the eBook to a recipient on your behalf.
Learn more

Multiple copies
(Send on your own)
You send redemption links to your recipients.
Learn more


These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold.

Quantity:
This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

The Truth by [Johnston, Jeffry W.]
Kindle App Ad

The Truth Kindle Edition

4.3 out of 5 stars 26 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$7.99

Length: 256 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up—Chris Russo wakes up in a dark basement tied to a chair. He is being held captive by Derek Brannick, who demands the truth about the shooting death of his younger brother Caleb at Chris's hands. He threatens to cut all of Chris's fingers off with garden shears if not told the truth. Eight nights ago, Caleb broke into Chris's home. Chris felt he had no choice but to shoot him in self-defense to protect his mom and younger brother, Devon. He appointed himself the man of the house after his police officer dad was killed in the line of duty. He focused his life on Devon's Little League games and overall well-being. He became an overnight local hero for shooting Caleb, whom he learned was a 13-year-old runaway. The teen was instantly invited into the popular cliques and received by his crush Rita before his kidnapping. Chris eventually tells the truth, and the reveal will be unexpected for readers. This YA thriller by Edgar Award nominee Johnston often feels predictable and redundant. Some readers may have issues with the background roles that the parents have. Detective Fyfe may be accused of perpetrating dirty and crooked police stereotypes. VERDICT Recommended for readers who enjoy edgy thrillers.—Donald Peebles, New York Black Librarians Caucus

Review

"A tough, fast, twisty little brawler of a book."" - Booklist

"This captivating thriller keeps the pacing fast, the tension high, and the emotions raw" - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Recommended for readers who enjoy edgy thrillers" - School Library Journal

"An excellent novel that will keep the reader going and guessing up until the very end."
" - VOYA Magazine

Product details

  • File Size: 1786 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire (February 2, 2016)
  • Publication Date: February 2, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0169AK2M0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,096,278 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer Reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

May 18, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
April 4, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
January 14, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
September 9, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
February 6, 2016
Format: Paperback
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
February 5, 2016
Format: Paperback
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
February 21, 2016
Format: Paperback
2 people found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The Truth
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The Truth