Play Dead by Harlan Coben is a standalone romantic suspense novel by the bestselling author and was also the first book that he released.
This story was published in June 1990.
Play Dead book description
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….