Unbelievable (aka A False Report)

Author(s): T. Christian Miller; Ken Armstrong

vice + crime

Previously published as 'A False Report'

The real-life investigation behind the forthcoming NETFLIX series: two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists uncover the story of Marie, an eighteen-year-old girl who was branded a liar after reporting her brutal rape, and the detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth.


One of Stylist Magazine's 20 Must-Read Books of 2018


***SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLD DAGGER AWARD***

She said she was raped.
Police said she lied.


On 11 August 2008, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man had broken into her home and raped her. Within days, police - and even those closest to Marie - became suspicious of her story. Confronted by inconsistencies and doubt, Marie broke down and said her story was a lie. The police convicted her of making a false report.


More than two years later, Colorado detective Stacy Galbraith was assigned to a case of sexual assault. It bore an eerie resemblance to a rape that had taken place months earlier in a nearby town. Joining forces with the detective on that case, Edna Hendershot, the two soon discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist, and yet another victim.


Unbelievable is a chilling tale of doubt, lies, and the hunt for justice, unveiling the disturbing reality of how sexual assault is investigated and the long history of scepticism toward its victims.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781786090072
  • : penguin random house
  • : Windmill Books
  • : July 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : T. Christian Miller; Ken Armstrong
  • : Paperback
  • : 304