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False Hearts

(2016)
(The first book in the False Hearts series)
A novel by

 
 
To save her twin, she must take her identity.

One night Tila stumbles home, terrified and covered in blood. She's then arrested for murder, the first by a civilian in decades. The San Francisco police suspect involvement with Verve, a powerful drug, and offer her twin sister, Taema, a chilling deal. Taema must assume Tila's identity and gather information to bring down the drug syndicate. The police may then let her sister live. However, Taema's investigation raises ghosts from the twins' past.

The sisters were raised by a cult which banned modern medicine - yet as conjoined twins, they needed lifesaving surgery to replace their failing heart. And with help from coconspirators, they escaped. Taema now discovers that Tila had found links between the cult and the city's criminal underworld. The twins were once unable to keep secrets but will learn the true cost of lies.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"That rarest of things - a fast-paced thriller with tons of heart and soul. Set in a chillingly believable future, it's bursting with original concepts and unforgettable characters. I defy anyone to put it down." - Sarah Lotz

"Just fantastic. Rarely have I torn through a book so quickly. Dark, smart, fast-paced and sexy." - Samantha Shannon

"Riveting." - F Paul Wilson


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Used availability for Laura Lam's False Hearts

Hardback Editions

2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
ISBN: 1-4472-8642-1 / 978-1-4472-8642-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: False Hearts: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lam
ISBN: 0-7653-8205-9 / 978-0-7653-8205-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: False Hearts: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lam
ISBN: 0-7653-8206-7 / 978-0-7653-8206-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
ISBN: 1-4472-8644-8 / 978-1-4472-8644-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
ISBN: 1-4472-8643-X / 978-1-4472-8643-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: False Hearts: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: False Hearts
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: False Hearts: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lam
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA