Play Dead - Gemma Halliday

Play Dead

By Author Gemma Halliday

  • Release Date: 2017-10-17
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

Play Dead - Gemma Halliday Book Description

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Gemma Halliday, whose books have been downloaded over a million times, comes a novel with the physiological thrill of Gone Girl and the suspenseful twists of Big Little Lies...

She faked her death to escape life in a war torn country. But now her enemies have tracked her down, and this time they want her to stay dead.
Anya Danielovich lives with the guilt of what she had to do to survive when her native country divided against itself. But that was a long time ago. Today she’s become Anna Smith, a single, thirtysomething woman living in San Francisco with a simple desire to lead a better life. Even if she is still haunted by her past—the enemies she made, the mentor she betrayed, the woman she was. She’s taken care to cover her tracks over the years, but she’s beginning to feel like she’s being watched…
Nick Dade is a hired gunman, the best of the best. He’s read Anya’s file, knows the unspeakable acts she committed, and after weeks of surveillance, he’s ready to pull the trigger on his latest target. That is until someone else beats him to the punch. With his agenda shattered, Dade is suddenly thrown together with the woman he’s been sent to eliminate. Who is she really? Who hired the second hit? And who can he trust?

What critics are saying:

"Exciting first in a thriller series replete with hit men, high-speed chases, and international crime."
—Publishers Weekly

"Starts with a bang and doesn’t let up. The action is gripping and the characters are compelling. Four stars!"
—RT Book Review

"Halliday combines investigation with the inevitable romance for a mystery that’s enjoyably 'by the book.'"
—Kirkus Review

Note: This is a second edition re-release of a work previously titled "Play Nice."

Book Reviews

  • Gemma did it again!

    5
    By PJPWCPB
    Wow, another great book. Didn’t stop reading from page 1 until the last page. You won’t be able to put this down! Can’t wait until the next book.