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"After many years of absence, Simon Fulton returns to his hometown. Why he has been away, and where he has been will soon become apparent, as well as why his heart is set on bloody revenge.

Simon is soon recognized by figures from the past when he enters a pub and the locals make it known they don't want him around. But when Gloria Bartlett, the owner of the Bed and Breakf
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Kindle Edition, 209 pages
Published May 3rd 2016 by THE BOOK FOLKS murder mystery suspense publishers
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Anita Rodgers
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mysteries
I’ve become quite a fan of author Diane Dickson and read many of her other books and Twist of Truth doesn’t disappoint.

In the opening, we meet Simon Fulton, a man recently released from prison for the murder of his own sister. He is filled with resentment and bitterness because he has spent years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Returning to his home town he is ripe for revenge and justice.

But avenging the injustice of his situation isn’t nearly as black and white as he believes. And tho
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Erik Empson
May 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a carefully thought-out story which, like many of Dickson's books, has you thinking you know the ending, to then deliver a barely hinted at surprise. In Twist of Truth we follow Simon Fulton who has been made responsible for a crime he did not commit. But beyond his desire for revenge lies a darker, more sinister truth that will threaten everything when revealed.
Compelling crime fiction at its best.
Monica
Jul 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Little slow on the uptake, but the story was riveting!!!
Jeannette
Jun 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Finding the truth

This a well written, thought provoking yet tragic story. Desiring explanations and revenge, he is consumed with his plans. Gloria helps him discover the truth about himself as well as the truth he seeks.
Helen
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
E-Reader. Murder Mystery

Simon Fulton formerly Tommy Webb was released from prison after serving over 15 years.  They had charged him for killing his 14 year old sister Sandie.  He didn't kill her he was a scapegoat. Now he had revenge on his mind.  He had been part of a gang & felt it must have been one of them.

He's staying at the Mill Lodge, owned & run by Gloria Bartlett,a widow.  Her father & brother had been in & out of prison.   When she saw the small bag, smelly clothes tha
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James C. Hillis
May 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Incredible book

Interesting story. Great attention to detail, and enough twist to keep it interesting. Trying to read some of the British "mannerisms" was a little odd at times, but helped with the setting and ideal.
SUE
Jun 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
Good story. The character served his time for a killing that he did not do. Simon was cleared because the killer was discovered. He met a lady that owned a bed and breakfast and became good friends. The story ended good but not the way I would have liked it.
Anouska
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Twist of Truth follows Simon returning to his hometown after several years in prison paying for a crime he did not commit. Hell-bent on getting revenge, he must learn just how much he is capable of and how far he will go in his search for truth.
Good characterisation and twisting plot carry this novel forward. Pacing is excellent with the reader kept in the dark right up until the climax. The reader really empathises with the injustice done to Simon, who goes from motivated by revenge to searchin
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Jack Sakalauskas
Jul 11, 2016 rated it it was ok
The book held my interest, even as I waded through the amateurish writing.
After having spent considerable time in prison and surviving attacks by inmates, the main character should have had more backbone. Too much sorry, sorry.
If you like happy endings, don't read the book.
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