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Playing With Death : the terrifying new thriller from the number one bestselling author, Hardback Book

Playing With Death : the terrifying new thriller from the number one bestselling author Hardback



'This fast, furious, twisty thriller kept me on the edge of my seat' Chris Ryan'If Stephen King had collaborated with Michael Crichton on a thriller, it might have been as good as this' Peterborough Evening TelegraphA UNEXPLAINED DEATHThe discovery of a horribly mutilated corpse launches FBI Agent Rose Blake into a puzzling investigation.

The victim was alone at home with no signs of forced entry.

Who - or what - burnt him to death?THE GAME BEGINSStrips of rubber melted to the body emerge as evidence that the victim was wearing The Skin, an innovation that takes users deep into the virtual world. ESCAPE OR DIE... When a body with identical wounds is discovered, Rose realises that in the darkest corners of the Dark Web, a brutal killer is playing a deadly game.

A game with no rules - and no mercy. To stop it, Rose must play too... What readers are saying about Playing with Death: 'An edgy, pacy, futuristic and oh so very polished cyber thriller...intelligent, perceptive...exciting''[A] fast-paced thriller of the highest quality...The pace of the story is relentless...Would highly recommend' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars'Grips you from the beginning and races to a most exciting and enigmatic ending.

It was one of those books that call you back every time you are dragged away.

I absolutely loved it', 5 stars'A leading-edge thriller...My skin crawled quite a bit whilst reading this...A great novel that explores some brilliant concepts' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars'Addictive...thought provoking...Definitely recommended' Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars'Makes you lie in bed and go over every possible theory in your head...I can't recommend this book enough.

If you're a fan of Simon Scarrow or just love a good crime thriller then do not hesitate to read this book' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars'A terrific thriller' Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars




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