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Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen
  

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What if your child wanted you dead? Julia is terrified by her daughter's aggressive behaviour. Lily has changed from an angelic little girl into someone she is afraid to be alone with. What scares Julia most, though, is that she knows why Lily is acting this way, but no-one will believe her.

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Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen

What if your child wanted you dead? Julia is terrified by her daughter's aggressive behaviour. Lily has changed from an angelic little girl into someone she is afraid to be alone with. What scares Julia most, though, is that she knows why Lily is acting this way, but no-one will believe her. If she is going to help Lily, she will have to find the answers alone, embarking on a search that will take her to the shadowy back streets of Venice. There Julia finds far more than just answers, and uncovers a heartbreaking, long-buried tale of tragedy and devastation. And this discovery has put her in serious danger... I defy you to read the first chapter and not singe your fingers reading all the rest. It's that compelling. It's that good. (David Baldaccci).

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I defy you to read the first chapter and not singe your fingers reading all the rest. It's that compelling. It's that good. DAVID BALDACCI Tess Gerritsen is at the top of her game. Compelling and satisfying, this eerie, suspenseful novel had me turning the pages until the early hours. Paula Daly Deeply creepy, seriously clever. Sharon Bolton Highly original thriller...Works brilliantly well as a thriller written across two timelines, with a heartfelt back story. Really gripping stuff. Sunday Mirror


About the Author

Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, and was awarded her M.D. in 1979. After completing her internal medicine residency, Tess worked as a physician in Honolulu, Hawaii.

While on maternity leave, she began to write fiction. On a whim, she submitted a literary short story to Honolulu Magazine’s statewide fiction contest¯and won first place!

In 1987, Tess`s first novel was published. She has now written 19 novels and is a Sunday Times bestseller. She also wrote a screenplay, ""Adrift,"" which aired as a 1993 CBS Movie of the Week starring Kate Jackson.

Having lived in Hawaii, she now resides in Camden, Maine, with her husband and two sons.

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Publication date

28th July 2016

Author

Tess Gerritsen

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Publisher

Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780857502940

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