Play Dead

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New American Library, 2004 - Fiction - 372 pages
157 Reviews
No one understands the dark side of Savannah better than homicide detective Elise Sandberg. As an infant, she was thought to be the daughter of a famous root doctor and was abandoned in the ancient Lowcountry cemetery. Growing up, she was haunted by her possible connection to the local Gullah culture with its spells and voodoo. Now there's a twisted killer on the loose, and the city is gripped by terror. Someone is using a substance that leaves its victims in a state that mimics death. As their bodies slip into irreversible paralysis, their minds remain fully, shockingly awake. Step by step, Elise's relentless chase for the killer draws her straight back into the world she most fears. To stop a murderer, she must confront the truth about her past in ways she never imagined.

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Interesting female character. - Goodreads
Great narration and good character development. - Goodreads
Loved the characterization and sense of place. - Goodreads
Compelling plot that kept me reading. - Goodreads
Fast pace and very hard to put down. - Goodreads
The story, the plot the characters were really good. - Goodreads

Review: Play Dead (Elise Sandburg #1)

User Review  - Janet Robel - Goodreads

Creepy as hell! But in a good way. Elise is a good, strong homicide detective and doesn't dismiss any rumors or unusual stories in Savannah. Her partner David is the skeptic. They both must work ... Read full review

Review: Play Dead (Elise Sandburg #1)

User Review  - Jennifer Irving - Goodreads

I'm one of those strange people who love zombies, hoodoo, and New Orleans history and mythology. This book promised to give me all of that. I won't say it failed miserably, but it left me very ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Anne Frasier is the pseudonym used by Theresa Weir. Using this name she has written the Elise Sandburg Series and the Cool Cat Trilogy.

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