#1New York Timesbestselling author Gregg Olsen’s shocking and empowering true-crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother’s house of horrors.
After more than a decade, when sisters Nikki, Sami, and Tori Knotek hear the wordmom, 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 Tellis 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 more, they found a light in the darkness that made them the resilient women they are today—loving, loved, and moving on.
About the Author
#1New York Timesand Amazon Charts bestselling author Gregg Olsen has written more than thirty books, includingLying Next to Me,The Last Thing She Ever Did, and two novels in the Nicole Foster series,The Sound of RainandThe Weight of Silence. Known for his ability to create vivid and fascinating narratives, he’s appeared on multiple television and radio shows and news networks, such asGood Morning America,Dateline,Entertainment Tonight, CNN, and MSNBC. In addition, Olsen has been featured inRedbook,People, andSalonmagazine, as well as in theSeattle Times,Los Angeles Times, andNew York Post. Both his fiction and nonfiction works have received critical acclaim and numerous awards, including prominence on theUSA TodayandWall Street Journalbestseller lists. Washington State officially selected his young adult novelEnvyfor the National Book Festival, andThe Deep Darkwas named Idaho Book of the Year.
A Seattle native who lives with his wife in rural Washington State, Olsen’s already at work on his next thriller. Visit him at www.greggolsen.com.