Die for You: Book summary and reviews of Die for You by Lisa Unger

Die for You

by Lisa Unger

Die for You
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2009
    368 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Isabel and Marcus Raines are the perfect couple. She is a well known novelist; he is a brilliant inventor of high-tech games. They’ve been married for five years and still enjoy a loving romance.

But one morning, Marcus says he loves her, leaves for work, and disappears into thin air.

Isabel relentlessly tried to reach him when he doesn't return home. But when his call finally comes, she hears only a man's terrified scream. The police are of no use. The screams she heard may be a television show, a prank, they tell her. Men leave. They leave all the time.

Isabel races to Marcus's office, trying to find some answers. Instead she finds herself in the middle of an FBI raid, and she is knocked unconscious.When she awakes in a hospital, she learns that everyone Marcus worked with is dead.

She returns home to find their apartment ransacked, and the police are there. They urge her to check her bank accounts. Her money—their money—is gone.

Then the police discover that Marcus Raines is a dead man. Long dead. Years dead. Isabel has been married to a stranger.

And now the chase is on, because Isabel will not rest until she finds the truth about the man she loved, who he was, where he’s gone, and how he was able to deceive her so completely.

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"Usually adept at juggling multiple plot lines, Unger dilutes Isabel's story with point-of-view shifts and unnecessary subplots." - Publishers Weekly

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Callee Nichols

Die for you; Lisa Unger
I loved this book. It gives the reader a sense of how life can really be. It has many side stories that create suspense. I wouldn't recommend this book for readers who don't like flowery writing. Lisa Unger doesn't just get to the point. It's a very thick book but very interesting. I love mystery books and this book "Die for you" is definitely that. You'll be in for a surprise towards the end.

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Lisa Unger Author Biography

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Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of fourteen novels, including Darkness, My Old Friend, Fragile, Die For You, Black Out, Sliver of Truth, Beautiful Lies, also her latest thriller Ink and Bone.

Her books are published in twenty-six languages worldwide, have sold millions of copies and have been named "Best of the Year" or top picks by the Today show, Good Morning America, Walmart Book Club, Target, Harper's Bazaar, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Publishers Weekly, Washington Life, New York Daily News, Entertainment Weekly, Sun Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Suspense Magazine, Amazon and Independent Booksellers.

She has been a finalist in or winner of numerous literary awards including the Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Book, ...

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