Play Dead, Harlan Coben
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Play Dead

Author: Harlan Coben

Narrator: Scott Brick

Abridged: 7 hr 17 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Published: 09/28/2010

Genre: Fiction - Thrillers

Synopsis

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 the Boston Garden, a rookie phenom makes his spectacular debut….“The modern master of the hook-and-twist.” —Dan Brown, Author of The Da Vinci Code

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About the Author

Author Harlan Coben, was born into a New Jersey Jewish family in 1962, where he eventually graduated from Livingston High School with his childhood friend, Chris Christie, who of course became a prominent politician and the Governor of New Jersey. Coben then went on to study political science at Amherst College where he had a fraternity brother, Dan Brown, who also became a well-known author. It was in his senior year at Amherst that he decided that writing might be the course that he wanted to follow in his career path.

Coben became an American author of mysteries and thrillers. His novels revolved around central characters, and involved a reviewing of unsolved or misinterpreted actions such as fatal accidents, and murders with many twists and turns. His most famous character was Myron Bolitar. He has had several books on several best seller lists around the world. He has also received a like number of awards in several different countries. His books of note include: The Stranger, Missing You, Six Years, Stay Close, Live Wire, Caught, Long Lost, Hold Tight, and his latest book that was released on March 22, 2016, Fool Me Once.

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AudiobooksNow review by Emily on 2011-06-07 14:46:18

Coben begins this book advising the reader that if it's the first of his books you've ever read to put it back and get another one. This is great advice. He's written some very entertaining books but this is not one of them. It's made worse by Scott Brick's narration which is melodramatic and seriously overdone throughout. That's another shame because Brick is usually a fine narrator.

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