Read Between the Lies


Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret.

Tommy is talented, cool, a young offender, and dyslexic.

Ryan is smart, uncool, well-behaved, and dyslexic.

The two develop an unlikely friendship.

As Ryan helps Tommy to read, a secret is revealed that will change their lives forever.

Prize-winning Malcolm Duffy's third novel explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia in a story full of his hallmark heart and humour. For 12+.

Reviews for Read Between the Lies:

'A grippingly unfolding domestic drama... The book's two engaging narrators learn and teach the value of empathy with others' Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week

'An honest, open family drama shining a light on dyslexia' Sunday Express

'An engaging book for young readers... with lies, secrets, and dyslexia at the heart of the story'Armadillo Magazine