By Harlan Coben
International No. 1 bestseller Harlan Coben returns with a standalone thriller that explores the depth and passion of a lost love...and the secrets and lies at its heart.
Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone, and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband, Todd.
But six years haven't come close to extinguishing his feelings, and when Jake comes across Todd's obituary, he can't keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd's wife he's hoping for...but she is not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is, she's been married to Todd for more than a decade, and with that fact everything Jake thought he knew about the best time of his life - a time he has never gotten over - is turned completely inside out.
As Jake searches for the truth, his picture-perfect memories of Natalie begin to unravel. Mutual friends of the couple either can't be found or don't remember Jake. No one has seen Natalie in years. Jake's search for the woman who broke his heart - and who lied to him - soon puts his very life at risk as it dawns on him that the man he has become may be based on carefully constructed fiction.
Harlan Coben is an international No. 1 bestselling thriller author. He is the winner of the EDGAR, SHAMUS and ANTHONY AWARDS - the first to receive all three. His books are published in over 40 languages, with more than 47 million copies in print worldwide. www.harlancoben.com
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- ISBN: 9781409144571
- Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
- Page count: 368
One of the most gripping and clever mysteries we've read in ages. An instant classic. — HEAT
"Coben's in the top of his game in this gripping mystery thriller" — BELFAST TELEGRAPH
"Gripping and professional popular entertainment of the very highest order." — IRISH INDEPENDENT - Myles McWeeney
The taut and action-packed thriller from the bestselling American writer is gripping. — SUNDAY MIRROR
Every chapter ends on a tense cliffhanger, so save this one for a rainy Sunday and read it in one sitting. — BELLA
'Every bit as suspenseful as his ticktock thrillers . . . Coben's artful depiction of his protagonist makes for riveting reading' — BOOKLIST
Coben is one of the best thriller writers in the business, and he delivers another amazing novel that will resonate with readers long after the final page is turned. The narrative is immersive, and the well-drawn characters and twisting plotting are stellar. With such a cool hook and a surprising and satisfying payoff, don't wait six years to read what might be Coben's best since Tell No One. — LIBRARY JOURNAL