False Start - Meli Raine

False Start

Author: Meli Raine

  • Publication Date: 2019-01-15
  • Category: Contemporary
4.5 Score: 4.5
(From 666 Ratings)


This isn't how my life is supposed to end.
Then again, a case of mistaken identity got me here. No one is ever who we think they are. Especially my kidnapper, a man whose entire life is designed to deceive.
Powerful people want my rescuer to die. I'm just a lure. A pawn. An object.
But objects hold meaning. Emotions attach themselves without logic.
Like love.
I now know that Duff will do everything to protect me.
If he gets here in time. And if I can hold on long enough.
Because my body can only handle so much. Pushed to the limits, it's finally giving out. Giving way.
Giving up.
I know Duff, though.
He never will.

Read the stunning conclusion to USA Today bestselling author Meli Raine’s False series, told from both Lily and Duff’s points of view.


  • The rest of the story

    By Pep5iLady
    I really enjoy this author’s use of words to bring scenes alive - it’s like smelling, feeling, hearing and more. The style draws us in like we are experiencing what the characters are experiencing . This is the 3rd book of a series that is lightening fast and keeps you guessing how it’s going to turn out in the end. I couldn’t put it down until I finished it!
  • Awesome!

    By Fullthrottlegirl
  • Series I love

    By Amigee
    I fell upon this series by luck. There are 3 books really woven into one larger series... that's how I see it. So I read the the #2 set first, the #3 set second, The #1 set next and have ore-ordered the next which is "Stateless " (I believe). The fact that I read them all is the review... that's rare. At some point one usually is ready for a different type of storyline, different characters, styles, etc. "Stateless " doesn't come out until October '19 and it feels years away. I've muddled thru other books, authors & genres in the meantime, but just not happy. Though the classification is "Romance" I read as a psych thriller, romance was secondary and still excellent. If I had chosen the search by category first, I wouldn't have found the books. Great job to the author, thanks for a great read!..... I'm still waiting!
  • False Start- the Finale by CincyKid68!

    By JC Cincy Kid
    Fantastic closure to a great (3) part story. Luv the characters but LILY is someone u can’t help but pull for; her “inner dialogue” is something that this author has perfected like no other I’ve ever read. Another (5) Star 🌟 effort- 👏🤩👍 JB
  • False Start

    By slickghh
    Great book. Once again Meli keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way to the end. As always she leaves you wanting more.
  • Brilliant!

    By Cali Jewel
    Wow just wow, this series started so strong and ended even stronger... The emotional trills, action packed chills and gripping story line make this adventure a must read for any romantic mystery lover... Loved it!
  • Full of suspense!

    By Sandialys
    Love this series, full of suspense and twist and turns. It has kept me on my toes, never knowing what is going to happen next. Definitely one of my go to authors.
  • Mind blowing!

    By Troy.taylor0803
    I absolutely love Duff & Lily! They have such a sweet, innocent relationship for most of this series, but oh their chemistry is so hot. This series & it’s companion series are amazing & thought provoking & mind blowing. I’m so excited for Stateless & more revelations!
  • False Start is amazing!

    By Bearbearkitty
    Lily is taken, Duff is drugged and Romeo is in charge. Will Duff be able to find Lily before it’s too late, before Romeo kills her, or worse. This is the fast paced conclusion to the False trilogy featuring Duff macho bodyguard and Lily victim of a gunshot meant for someone else, but they are so much more to each other. This is the end of this trilogy but looks like it may be the beginning of the next.
  • The good guys win!

    By eleark
    Such a great story with so many twists and turns. Lily needs to decide who to trust with her true memory? Finding out someone you should trust, maybe isn’t the one you should. It’s tough knowing who the bad guys are these days. If you’re looking for political intrigue, a past worth remembering, and having so many pieces of your life questioned by you and for you, then read this series.