the thrilling, explosive and shocking debut legal crime thriller that has everyone gripped
Kia Abdullah is an author and travel writer. She has contributed to The Guardian, BBC, and Channel 4 News, and most recently The New York Times commenting on a variety of issues affecting the Muslim community. Kia currently travels the world as one half of the travel blog Atlas & Boots, which receives over 200,000 views per month.
Praise for Take It Back
'A superb legal thriller that fairly crackles with
'A topical and gritty story' Observer
'A thought-provoking and sparklingly
intelligent novel, with the welcome bonus of an
'A fresh and compelling read'
'An unflinching, riveting novel'
'With razor-sharp insight into the lives of her
characters, Kia Abdullah gives readers much more than a
courtroom thriller. A timely reminder that the tentacles
of scandal are long - and they touch everyone'
Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX
'Taut, gritty and compelling. This book deserves to be
Louise Jensen, million-copy bestselling author of The Sister
'Intense, shocking and so real you can literally feel its
heartbeat . . . the best book I've read this
Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me and The Party
'Kia's novel is an excellent addition to the court-based
criminal dramas we've come to love. It's made even more
shocking by its basing itself in one of the most challenging
environments; rape and diversity. It's a great
read and draws you in with fast pacing and real
Nazir Afzal OBE, Former Chief Crown Prosecutor, CPS
'I was blown away by Take It Back. From the
explosive premise to the shockingly perfect ending, I loved every
Roz Watkins, author of The Devil's Dice
'Brave and shocking, a real welcome addition to
the crime thriller genre. Kia's is a fresh voice and a
Alex Khan, author of Bollywood Wives