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Harlan Coben - Author


Harlan Coben is an international number one 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 forty languages, with over forty-seven million copies in print worldwide.

Both his standalone thrillers and series featuring the indomitable Myron Bolitar have been number one 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.

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If you like Harlan Coben you might also like to read books by James Patterson, Kathy Reichs and John Verdon.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Harlan Coben

Home by Harlan Coben
Home
Harlan Coben
'ANOTHER INSTANT COBEN BOLITAR CLASSIC' Michael J Fox For ten long years two boys have been missing. Now you think you've seen one of them. He's a young man. And he's in trouble. Do you approach him? Ask him to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017
Home by Harlan Coben
Home
Harlan Coben
Drawing on his singular talent, Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving thriller about friendship, family, and the meaning of home. For ten long years two boys have been missing. Now you think you've seen one of them. He's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017
Home by Harlan Coben
Home
Harlan Coben
Drawing on his singular talent, Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving thriller about friendship, family, and the meaning of home. For ten long years two boys have been missing. Now you think you've seen one of them. He's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
Reader Reviewed Fool Me Once
Harlan Coben
An outrageously stunning read, that takes a tight hold from the outset and continues to squeeze until the shockingly intense end. Maya, a former Army Captain, finds herself caught up in a nightmare scenario after her husband is gunned down...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
Reader Reviewed Fool Me Once
Harlan Coben
April 2016 Book of the Month. An outrageously stunning read, that takes a tight hold from the outset and continues to squeeze...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016
The Stranger by Harlan Coben
The Stranger
Harlan Coben
The Sunday Times number one bestselling author delivers a shocking thriller that proves that a well-placed lie can help build a comfortable life - and a secret has the same explosive power to destroy it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2016
Missing You by Harlan Coben
Missing You
Harlan Coben
A fast-paced thriller with intertwining plots that keep you guessing almost to the end. The pace is relentless and very topical as it highlights the dangers that can lurk behind online dating encounters. It stars Kat Donovan, a NYPD detective,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
Missing You by Harlan Coben
Missing You
Harlan Coben
A fast-paced thriller with intertwining plots that keep you guessing almost to the end. The pace is relentless and very topical as it highlights the dangers that can lurk behind online dating encounters. It stars Kat Donovan, a NYPD detective,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014
Found by Harlan Coben
Found
Harlan Coben
Mickey Bolitar and Co with more twists and thrills, the third in the series. Very plot driven, with little breathing space for the characters to develop. It is written for teenagers but I know Coben’s many fans will lap it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Woods by Harlan Coben
The Woods
Harlan Coben
A great stand alone thriller from Harlan Coben with two plot lines to follow. One is the case that lawyer, Paul Copeland, is prosecuting now and the other the murder investigation he was involved in as a teenager. Thoroughly gripping,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
Live Wire by Harlan Coben
Live Wire
Harlan Coben
January 2012 Book of the Month. Sports agent and part time detective Myron Bolitar and his aristocratic and sociopathic side kick Windsor Horne Lockwood III (Win) are a brilliant crime thriller double...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2014
Missing You by Harlan Coben
Missing You
Harlan Coben
A fast-paced thriller with intertwining plots that keep you guessing almost to the end. The pace is relentless and very topical as it highlights the dangers that can lurk behind online dating encounters. It stars Kat Donovan, a NYPD detective,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2014
Six Years by Harlan Coben
Six Years
Harlan Coben
Fans of Harlan Coben may feel a slight sense of déjà vu in reading Six Years as this territory has been covered by him before, but it is, nonetheless, a pacy, enjoyable, intriguing mystery that will hook you in and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Miracle Cure by Harlan Coben
Miracle Cure
Harlan Coben
Following the success of his debut PLAY DEAD, another classic Coben is re-released for his huge army of fans. First published about 20 years ago, it doesn't quite have the non-stop suspense that his more recent books have but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
Seconds Away by Harlan Coben
Seconds Away
Harlan Coben
August 2013 Book of the Month. The sequel to his new series aimed squarely at teen readers, but all Coben fans will still love, picks up right where Shelter ended and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2013
Seconds Away by Harlan Coben
Seconds Away
Harlan Coben
August 2013 New Gen Book of the Month. The sequel to his new series aimed squarely at teen readers, but all Coben fans will still love, picks up right where Shelter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2013
Six Years by Harlan Coben
Six Years
Harlan Coben
May 2013 eBook of the Month. The latest top-notch page-turner from Harlan Coben is a compelling psychological thriller exploring the power and passion of lost love. Told exclusively from the viewpoint of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2013
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Stay Close
Harlan Coben
March 2013 Book of the Month. Harlan Coben is back with another one of his superb stand-alone thrillers exploring the darker side of the American dream. Three unrelated people brought together by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
Seconds Away by Harlan Coben
Seconds Away
Harlan Coben
The sequel to his new series aimed squarely at teen readers, but all Coben fans will still love, picks up right where Shelter ended and moves with breakneck speed into a new adventure. Full of twists and turns and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2012
Shelter by Harlan Coben
Shelter
Harlan Coben
Life for the wise-cracking sports agent PI Myron Bolitar takes a new turn when he discovers he has a tear-away 15 year old nephew. Micky Bolitar is the new star in this first in an exciting new series of young...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2012
Shelter by Harlan Coben
Shelter
Harlan Coben
Life for the wise-cracking sports agent PI Myron Bolitar takes a new turn when he discovers he has a tear-away 15 year old nephew. Micky Bolitar is the new star in this first in an exciting new series of young...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2012
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Stay Close
Harlan Coben
Harlan Coben is back with another one of his stand-alone novels with the trademark combination of page-turning thrills and unrivaled insight into the dark shadows that creep into even the happiest communities...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2012
Tell No One by Harlan Coben
Tell No One
Harlan Coben
A Special Edition of Tell No One by Harlan Coben to celebrate Orion's 20th anniversary. January 2011 Guest Editor Lisa Gardner on Harlan Coben... His breakout thriller Tell No One remains one of my favourite novels, and I...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2012
Shelter by Harlan Coben
Shelter
Harlan Coben
Life for the wise-cracking sports agent PI Myron Bolitar takes a new turn when he discovers he has a tear-away 15 year old nephew. Micky Bolitar is the new star in this first in an exciting new series of young...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2011
Caught by Harlan Coben
Caught
Harlan Coben
From the acknowledged crime master Harlan Coben is a thrillingly tense yet emotional tale concerning a missing seventeen year old girl. CAUGHT tells the story of her, the community stunned by her loss, the predator who may have taken her,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/02/2011
Play Dead by Harlan Coben
Play Dead
Harlan Coben
June 2010 Book of the Month. This is actually an old novel published years ago that subsequently went out of print. What a treat then for all Harlan Coben fans that Orion...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/06/2010
Long Lost by Harlan Coben
Long Lost
Harlan Coben
Another great read from the master recently voted favourite crime genre author by viewers for ITV3’s Bestseller Dagger. It is a Myron Bolitar mystery, a character who has definitely improved with age, here off to Paris to unmask a very...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2010
Tell No One by Harlan Coben
Tell No One
Harlan Coben
January 2011 Guest Editor Lisa Gardner on Harlan Coben... His breakout thriller Tell No One remains one of my favourite novels, and I consider Harlan the master of the so-called “domestic thriller”—books about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2009
Just One Look by Harlan Coben
Just One Look
Harlan Coben
Living a lie for 21 years - and now the past has caught up with him... A first-rate thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Caught.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/04/2009
Promise Me by Harlan Coben
Promise Me
Harlan Coben
Coben writes stunning, stand-alone, psychological thrillers and a series of novels featuring Myron Bolitar and his violent friend Win. Until now I have found the Bolitar novels inferior to his psychological thrillers. I say … until now for this is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/03/2009
No Second Chance by Harlan Coben
No Second Chance
Harlan Coben
Marc Seidman's idyllic world is brutally ripped apart when he is gunned down in his home. Twelve days later he wakes up in hospital to learn that his wife is dead and his baby daughter Tara is missing. A ransom...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/03/2009
Hold Tight by Harlan Coben
Hold Tight
Harlan Coben
Winner of the Specsavers ITV3 Crime Thriller Bestseller Dagger 2009. If you are a Coben fan then this stand-alone thriller is just what you’ve been waiting for, it is certainly one of his best. If you are new to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2009
The Woods: Unabridged Audiobook by Harlan Coben
The Woods: Unabridged Audiobook
Harlan Coben
This is an unabridged audiobook title. A great stand alone thriller from Harlan Coben with two plot lines to follow. One is the case that lawyer, Paul Copeland, is prosecuting now and the other the murder...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 01/02/2008
Promise Me by Harlan Coben
Promise Me
Harlan Coben
Coben writes stunning, stand-alone, psychological thrillers and a series of novels featuring Myron Bolitar and his violent friend Win. Until now I have found the Bolitar novels inferior to his psychological thrillers. I say … until now for this is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/05/2006
The Innocent by Harlan Coben
The Innocent
Harlan Coben
Coben’s literally unput-downable thrillers really must be tried. He writes these dark, emotional tales alongside a crime series featuring a security agent, Myron Bolitar. They are good but these stand-alone, psychological thrillers are in a different league. Comparison:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2005
The Final Detail by Harlan Coben
The Final Detail
Harlan Coben
A Myron Bolitar novel which preceded his psychological thrillers and were published by a different publisher (Hodder) a few years back. This one was 1999 but unless you are an obsessive fan you probably missed it. It is classic Harlan...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2005
The Final Detail by Harlan Coben
The Final Detail
Harlan Coben
The Final Detail sees the return of the much-loved Myron Bolitar last heard of in ‘One False Moveâ. It is classic Harlan Coben - powerful, moving and ultimately shocking. It tells of what a friend can sacrifice and how hard...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2004

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