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Play Dead

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June 2010 Book of the Month.

This is actually an old novel published years ago that subsequently went out of print. What a treat then for all Harlan Coben fans that Orion have re-published it as it has all the suspense, mystery and intrigue we have come to love from this great mystery writer. A brilliant thriller.

If you like Harlan Coben you might also like to read books by Kathy Reichs, Linwood Barclay and John Verdon.

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Synopsis

Play Dead by Harlan Coben

Ex fashion model and successful business woman Laura Ayers' perfect world is shattered at a time which should have been the happiest of her life. On her honeymoon, her sports superstar husband goes for a swim - and never returns. But what has happened to David - can he really be dead? Whilst struggling to cope with her almost overwhelming grief, Laura is plagued by questions and doubts. Was it an accident? Or suicide? Or is it some terrible, ill-judged hoax? As events begin to unfold, Laura starts to question David's mysterious disappearance. She begins to uncover a conspiracy which reaches deep into the past, and is now slowly beginning to destroy everyone involved. Someone will do anything to keep Laura away from the awful truth - and she has no idea who she can trust ...

Reviews

Coben tells you in the foreword to throw this book away if you haven't read his others, as it's his first novel. Don't listen to him. It's brilliant. Slick, fast-paced drama - another page turner from the master of suspense, Harlan Coben * MY WEEKLY * Compelling journey through a complex crime - take a deep breath - its a great ride. * BETTY BOOKMARK * Keeps you in suspense until the final page * BIG ISSUE *


About the Author

Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is an international number one bestselling thriller author. He is the winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Awards - the first to receive all three. His books are published in forty languages, with over forty-seven million copies in print worldwide.

Both his standalone thrillers and series featuring the indomitable Myron Bolitar have been number one bestsellers in over a dozen countries, gracing the lists of the Sunday Times and the New York Times. His novel Tell No One was turned into the smash hit French film of the same name, and received the highly coveted Lumiere (French Golden Globe) for best picture as well as four Cesars (French Oscar). Harlan lives in New Jersey with his family.

Harlan Coben photo © Claudio Marinesco

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Book Info

Publication date

24th June 2010

Author

Harlan Coben

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
528 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Books of the Month
Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409120483

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