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Indecent

(2018)
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Blurring the lines of blame and moral ambiguity, Indecent by Corinne Sullivan is a smart, sexy debut audiobook.

Shy, introverted Imogene Abney has always been fascinated by the elite world of prep schools, having secretly longed to attend one since she was a girl in Buffalo, New York. So, shortly after her college graduation, when she's offered a teaching position at the Vandenberg School for Boys, an all-boys prep school in Westchester, New York, she immediately accepts, despite having little teaching experience - and very little experience with boys.

When Imogene meets handsome, popular Adam Kipling a few weeks into her tenure there, a student who exudes charm and status and ease, she's immediately drawn to him. Who is this boy who flirts with her without fear of being caught? Who is this boy who seems immune to consequences and worry, a boy for whom the world will always provide?

As an obsessive, illicit affair begins between them, Imogene is so lost in the haze of first love that she's unable to recognize the danger she's in. The danger of losing her job. The danger of losing herself in the wrong person. The danger of being caught doing something possibly illegal and so indecent.

Exploring issues of class, sex, and gender, this smart, sexy debut by Corrine Sullivan shatters the black-and-white nature of victimhood, taking a close look at blame and moral ambiguity.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Indecent asks the hard questions about just how low low self-worth can make a person go, and the even harder questions about what it means to truly grow up." - Elisa Albert

"A heart-breaking, entirely believable exploration of an illicit affair. Indecent captures the white-hot haze of first love, as obsessive and delicious as it is blinding and dangerous. You won't be able to put this down." - Georgia Clark

"Indecent is a fresh twist on the prep school novel, a thrilling ride that masterfully explores class, sex and obsession. Sullivan's debut novel is a sharp and complex coming-of-age story that will keep you hooked until the last page." - Jennifer Close

"Indecent is so astutely observed, so expertly crafted, I didn't realize I was riding a roller coaster until I was already buckled in and halfway to the top. A fractured coming-of-age story, a one-two punch about self-sabotage and obsessive love, Indecent is a page-turner of a debut by a ridiculously talented young writer." - Lauren Fox

"A suspenseful and excruciatingly true portrait of what it's like to be young, female, and desperate to be loved - by the wrong person. Corinne Sullivan's style is effortless and completely absorbing." - Swan Huntley

"A page turner with characters so fresh and real it's scary, Indecent will take your breath away. Sullivan explores subject matter that could be merely titillating, sex, power, desire, but is so ruthlessly honest about them that in the end she challenges everything we thought we knew." - Rufi Thorpe


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Hardback Editions

March 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
ISBN: 1-250-14707-7 / 978-1-250-14707-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
ISBN: 1-250-14708-5 / 978-1-250-14708-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Indecent: A taut psychological thriller about class and lust
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
ISBN: 0-00-824478-2 / 978-0-00-824478-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
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Audio Editions

May 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
ISBN: 1-250-31181-0 / 978-1-250-31181-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Indecent
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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March 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Indecent
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Indecent
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Indecent: A Novel
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


March 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Indecent: A taut psychological thriller about class and lust
Author(s): Corinne Sullivan
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU