If You Tell



If You Tell 1 New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen s shocking and empowering true crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother s house of horrors Afterthan a decade, when sisters Nikki, Sami, and Tori Knotek hear the word mom, it claws like an eagle s talons, triggering memories that have been their secret since childhood Until now.For years, behind the closed doors of their farmhouse in Raymond, Washington, their sadistic mother, Shelly, subjected her girls to unimaginable abuse, degradation, torture, and psychic terrors Through it all, Nikki, Sami, and Tori developed a defiant bond that made them far less vulnerable than Shelly imagined Even as others were drawn into their mother s dark and perverse web, the sisters found the strength and courage to escape an escalating nightmare that culminated in multiple murders.Harrowing and heartrending, If You Tell is a survivor s story of absolute evil and the freedom and justice that Nikki, Sami, and Tori risked their lives to fight for Sisters forever, victims no , they found a light in the darkness that made them the resilient women they are today loving, loved, and moving on. New Read [ If You Tell ] By [ Gregg Olsen ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 410 pages
  • If You Tell
  • Gregg Olsen
  • English
  • 14 April 2017

12 thoughts on “If You Tell

  1. Ileana Renfroe says:

    Why How How could she have done all those things From the moment I started reading this book I was hooked I kept asking, why did the police not react sooner They are to blame for Ron s death, no question But most importantly, How terrible these girls had to endure all those years of torture However, there is a bright light at the end of the tunnel, and in this story it tells of three sisters who found the courage to finally tell the truth Three strong women who are survivors Thank you Why How How could she have done all those things From the moment I started reading this book I was hooked I kept asking, why did the police not react sooner They are to blame for Ron s death, no question But most importantly, How terrible these girls had to endure all those years of torture However, there is a bright light at the end of the tunnel, and in this story it tells of three sisters who found the courage to finally tell the truth Three strong women who are survi...

  2. Grace Anderson says:

    I m pretty horrified that Shelly was allowed to get away with so much Horrified.

  3. Lisa says:

    A tragic story, butI found it difficult to engage with the story I understand that the author has had to cobble together, many different points of view and try to create a coherent timeline for the story, but if found it clunky and sadly lacking in depth.Don t get me wrong, this is a truly tragic and mind boggling account of terrible acts and my heart goes out to the victims The strength and bond the sisters have retained is incredible On the other hand, the terrible complic A tragic story, butI found it difficult to engage with the story I understand that the author has had to cobble together, many different points of view and try to create a coherent timeline for the story, but if found it clunky and sadly lacking in depth.Don t get me wrong, this is a truly tragic and mind boggling account of terrible acts and my heart goes out to the victims The strength and bond the sisters have retained is incredible On the other hand, the terrible complicity and acts of the father seem to be minimise...

  4. Kathy Barrows says:

    This was a very hard book for me to read Incredibly well writtenGregg Olsen gave these girls their voice back Completely horrific account of the worst child abuse and elder abuse that Ive ever read about Knowing it was all a true account made this even c worse You will find yourself crying at certain points of the book At night I d lay awake and rethink the parts that I read This book will draw you in to gre point you feel like you are right there This is definitely one book a true cri This was a very hard book for me to read Incredibly well writtenGregg Olsen gave these girls their voice back Completely horrific account of the worst child abuse and elder abuse that Ive ever read about Knowing it was all a true account made this even c worse You will find yourself crying at certain points of the book At night I d lay awake and rethink the parts that I read This book will draw you in to gre point you feel like you are right there This is definitely one bo...

  5. Cindy Gelpi says:

    A horrendous and shocking story of a master manipulator and sadist mother who drags her family through one of the most horrible ordeals imaginable But no, that s not quite accurate, it s not really imaginable Only a demented and p...

  6. Christina Renfro says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This heart wrenching tale of what one woman is capable will leave is in shock For most girls, your mother is your friend, confidant, person you can depend on, but for these three girls,...

  7. KD Jones says:

    Once you stayreading this book you won t be able to put it down Just an amazing story

  8. Lynda Kelly says:

    The best book Gregg Olsen has ever written It s the fifth I ve read by him and I ve usually been pretty disappointed as his proofreaders or editors have done an atrocious job, but this one is WAY better presented altogether I see it s been a few years since he wrote a true crime book so the break s done him the world of good as this one is fascinating I did dither a little over selecting it as my Kindle First choice for the month, but I m pleased I gave him this last chance It s not a ca The best book Gregg Olsen has ever written It s the fifth I ve read by him and I ve usually been pretty disappointed as his proofreaders or editors have done an atrocious job, but this one is WAY better presented altogether I see it s been a few years since he wrote a true crime book so the break s done him the world of good as this one is fascinating I did dither a little over selecting it as my Kindle First choice for the month, but I m pleased I gave him this last chance It s not a case that ever reached us over here, and it is a pretty harrowing read Shelly properly is a mother from hell How on earth some people think up the things they do to other people leave me flabbergasted Especially as she s a mother There is a happy ending, however..her girls are all grown up and we...

  9. Jordan Anderson says:

    Having never read Gregg Olsen before, If You Tell kind of came out of the blue for me I had no desire to read a true crime non fiction book I actually wanted to try and focus on cramming in the 3 new Star Wars novels that have been produced since September , but thanks tos First Reads program, If You Tell somehow managed to find its way onto my iPadand I ll admit that I m glad it did.The title makes this one seem like a new Kevin O Brien novel, and it does read quickly like a mysteryHaving never read Gregg Olsen before, If You Tell kind of came out of the blue for me I had no desire to read a true crime non fiction book I actually wanted to try and focus on cramming in the 3 new Star Wars novels that have been produced since September , but thanks tos First Reads program, If You Tell somehow managed to find its way onto my iPadand I ll admit that I m glad it did.The title makes this one seem like a new Kevin O Brien novel, and it does read quickly like a mystery murder thriller, so it s almost hard to remember that this is technically a nonfiction true crime book If ev...

  10. The NotsoSuperMom says:

    Although the subject matter is horrifying, I have always been drawn to the psychology of evil By FAR the best and most well written part of this book is the afterword by Dr Katherine Ramsland She explains the why and how lives like this are lived for so long, undetected and even under suspicion unchallenged Gregg Olsen s telling of this saga, while thorough and unflinchingly brutal, was annoyingly repetitive and somewhat circuitous It seemed like he had enough information to have strung Although the subject matter is horrifying, I have always been drawn to the psychology of evil By FAR the best and most well written part of this book is the afterword by Dr Katherine Ramsland She explains the why and how lives like this are lived for so long, undetected and even under suspicion unchallenged Gregg Olsen s telling of this saga, while thorough and unflinchingly brutal, was annoyingly repetitive and somewhat circuitous It seemed like he had enough information to have strung together alinear timeline than the one he laid out While doubling back on the story can be helpful and sometimes necessary for laying out concurrent events, he frequently repeated his own sentences or...

  11. Traci Wilmoth says:

    I feel a need to put a disclaimer for this book Though I could not put the book down, and found the writing to be most excellent, the reader should definitely be where This is a true crime story about long term physical and mental abuse of children and the victims of the perpetrator If that is the type of book you enjoy, you will love this book Though the actions of the main character are deplorable, I still found the story fascinating and devoured the book in an evening in the morning with I feel a need to put a disclaimer for this book Though I could not put the book down, and found the writing to be most excellent, the reader should definitely be where This is a true crime story about long term physical and mental abuse of children and the victims of the perpetrator If that is the type of book you enjoy, you will love this book Though the actions of the main character are deplorable, I still found the story fascinating and devoured the book in an evening in the morning with only a fitful night s sleep in between.Not only does the book cover what happened to the children, but it also looks into the background of Shelly We see some of the things that let her to be the monster she became, though I still had many unanswered questions about why.The book was written, according to the author s note at the end of the book, with the permission and help of the woman s three daughters After so many years of Silence , I believe they wanted the story told I...

  12. Lesa Tobiason beach says:

    Oh boyGregg Olsen is one of the best true crime writers I ve been a fan since Starvation Heights came out years ago This story, starring Michelle Shelly Knotek, and her clueless 3rd husband shows how they got away with torture and murder for years Shelly s kids had no idea how evil she really was She degraded them, broke them down, so they had no idea what was normal, or what she was truly capable of With his mindless accept ance, compliance, and avoidance, David Knotek made her Oh boyGregg Olsen is one of the best true crime writers I ve been a fan since Starvation Heights came out years ago This story, starring Michelle Shelly Knotek, and her clueless 3rd husband shows how they got away with torture and murder for years Shelly s kids had no idea how evil she really was She degraded them, broke them down, so they had no idea what was normal, or what she was truly capable of With his mindless accept ance, compliance, and avoidance, David Knotek made her job much easier He spent much of his life at work, only coming home weekends He mindlessly carried out whatever she said U...

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