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Stay Close

By Harlan Coben

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The brilliant SUNDAY TIMES bestseller from 'one of America's masters of the hook, the twist and the surprise ending' LITERARY REVIEW

The brilliant SUNDAY TIMES bestseller from 'one of America's masters of the hook, the twist and the surprise ending' LITERARY REVIEW

A suburban wife and mother of two - with a dark and dangerous past.

A promising photographer who now panders to celebrity-obsessed rich kids.

A detective who can't let go of a cold case . . .

Three ordinary people, who discover that when the past refuses to stay buried, the American dream can be a nightmare . . .

Biographical Notes

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 40 languages, with over 47 million copies in print worldwide.

Both his standalone thrillers and series featuring the indomitable Myron Bolitar have been No.1 bestsellers in over a dozen countries, gracing the lists of the SUNDAY TIMES and the NEW YORK TIMES. His novel TELL NO ONE was turned into the smash hit French film of the same name, and received the highly coveted LUMIERE (French Golden Globe) for best picture as well as four CESARS (French Oscar). Harlan lives in New Jersey with his family.

Find out more at www.harlancoben.com or follow him on Twitter @HarlanCoben

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  • ISBN: 9781409117223
  • Publication date: 14 Mar 2013
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Orion
[An] atmospheric, tense and constantly twisting novel. The perfect introduction to the brilliance of US crime master Coben. — HEAT
Harlan Coben specialises in rousing the snake that lurks in the perfectly cut grass of American suburbia. STAY CLOSE brings the secrets and lives of three people into collision. Coben makes you care about them but never neglects a plot that is full of his trademark shocks. — SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Coben weaves together the different strands of the narrative skillfully, with plenty of twists and shocks to keep interest piqued... compelling reading, gaining in suspense as the novel draws to its unexpected conclusion — BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH
For quite some time, Harlan Coben has been considered one of the master storytellers of the American crime genre, with an infallible hotline to readers' requirements. The solidarity of his unerring grasp of narrative is once again demonstrated in Stay Close... Further proof that Harlan Coben - let's face it - can do no wrong — GOOD BOOK GUIDE
A stroll in excellent company — SUNDAY EXPRESS
A classy thriller — BELLA
In all of his writing he brings a unique voice to stories that entertain and enthrall the reader . . . The story is intense, the characters are interesting, and the writing is magnificent. Coben's talent is in high gear — HUFFINGTON POST
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The first in an exciting series of YA thrillers from the master of the hook-and-twist.When tragic events tear him away from his parents, 15-year-old Mickey Bolitar is sent to live with his estranged uncle, Myron. For a while, it seems his train wreck of a life is finally improving - until his girlfriend, Ashley, goes missing without a trace. Unwilling to let another person he cares about walk out of his life, Mickey follows Ashley's trail into a seedy underworld, revealing a conspiracy so shocking it will leave him questioning everything about the life he thought he knew.

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It's a profile, like all the others on the online dating site. But as NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focuses on the accompanying picture, she feels her whole world explode, as emotions she's ignored for decades come crashing down on her. Staring back at her is her ex-fiancé Jeff, the man who shattered her heart eighteen years ago.Kat feels a spark, wondering if this might be the moment when past tragedies recede and a new world opens up to her. But when she reaches out to the man in the profile, her reawakened hope quickly darkens into suspicion and then terror as an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light, in which monsters prey upon the most vulnerable.As Kat's hope for a second chance with Jeff grows more and more elusive, she is consumed by an investigation that challenges her feelings about everyone she ever loved - her former fiancé, her mother, and even her father, whose cruel murder so long ago has never been fully explained. With lives on the line, including her own, Kat must venture deeper into the darkness than she ever has before, and discover if she has the strength to survive what she finds there.Read by Kerry Shale(p) 2014 Orion Publishing Group

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Seconds Away

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Following on from SHELTER comes the second novel in the fantastic, action-packed Mickey Bolitar series from the master of the hook-and-twist.When tragedy strikes close to home, teenager Mickey Bolitar and his loyal new friends - sharp-witted Ema and the ever-charming Spoon - find themselves at the centre of a murder investigation involving their friend Rachel. Now, not only does Mickey have to continue his quest to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of his father, he also needs to figure out what happened to Rachel - no matter what it takes. Mickey has always been ready to sacrifice everything to help the people he loves. But how can he protect them when he's not even sure who - or what - he's protecting them from?

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Six Years

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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. 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 - and Jake's world 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.Read by Kerry Shale(p) 2013 Orion Publishing Group

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