Play Dead by Harlan Coben

Play Dead

Harlan Coben

fiction crime mystery thriller mysterious reflective fast-paced

452 pages | first published 1990

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The mysterious drowning death of her husband, Boston Celtics superstar David Baskin, sets fashion model Laura Ayers off investigating his death, and as she draws closer to the truth, her own life is suddenly in danger.
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Summary of 408 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
mysterious 81%
emotional 45%
tense 45%
adventurous 36%
challenging 18%
sad 18%
inspiring 9%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 18%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 77% | A mix: 11% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 37% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 25% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 22%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

3.46

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