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Play Nice

(Play Dead)
(The first book in the Anna Smith and Nick Dade Mystery series)
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She faked her death to escape life as an assassin. But now her enemies have tracked her down, and this time they want her to stay dead

Anya Danielovich was an assassin in her former life. But that was a long time ago. Today she's just Anna Smith - a single, thirtysomething woman living in San Francisco with a simple desire to lead a better life. But she's still haunted by her past - the people she killed, the mentor she betrayed, the woman she was. She's taken care to cover her tracks, 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 and, after weeks of surveillance, he's ready to pull the trigger.until someone else beats him to the punch. With his agenda shattered, Nick suddenly finds himself 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? Together Nick and Anna find themselves embroiled in a web of deceit and desire as an unknown enemy closes in. To unravel the truth, Anna must face her past even if that means risking both Nick's life and her own.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Gemma Halliday's Play Nice

Hardback Editions

March 2012 : USA Hardback

Title: Play Nice (Anna Smith and Nick Dade Mysteries)
Author(s): Gemma Halliday
ISBN: 0-312-65607-6 / 978-0-312-65607-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

October 2017 : Paperback

Title: Play Dead: a suspense thriller
Author(s): Gemma Halliday
ISBN: 1-974005-69-0 / 978-1-974005-69-7
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Play Dead: a novel of suspense
Author(s): Gemma Halliday
Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU