The worlds of celebrity and sports are brilliantly dissected and turned upside down in the debut thriller from the bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix drama The Stranger.
Theirs was a marriage made in tabloid heaven, but no sooner had supermodel Laura Ayars and Celtics star David Baskin said “I do” than tragedy struck. While honeymooning on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, David went out for a swim—and never returned.
Now widowed and grieving, Laura has a thousand questions and no answers. Her search for the truth will draw her into a web of lies and deception that stretches back thirty years—while on the court at Boston Garden, a rookie phenom makes his spectacular debut...
About the Author
Harlan Coben is the #1 New York Times and international bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including I Will Find You, The Match, Win, Fool Me Once, Stay Close, and The Stranger, as well as the award-winning Myron Bolitar series. Coben has more than eighty million books in print in more than forty languages worldwide, and several of his novels have been made into Netflix series. The winner of Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Awards, he lives in New Jersey.
Praise for Play Dead
“Coben...keeps the reader off balance with innovative story lines and diabolical bad guys.”—People
“Truly surprising.”—Entertaiment Weekly
“Kept me riveted in suspense and eager anticipation.”—New York Daily News
More Praise for Harlan Coben
“Coben is one of the best authors around at writing page-turning suspense…He has a knack for hooking readers right away and holding their interest as they zoom through his plots.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Nobody writes them better than Coben.”—Associated Press
“What Coben does best is take readers into his characters’ hearts and minds.”—USA Today
“Every time you think Harlan Coben couldn’t get any better at uncoiling a whipsnake of a page-turner, he comes along with a new novel that somehow surpasses its predecessor.”—The San Francisco Chronicle
“Coben is the undisputed modern master of the suburban thriller.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer