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The brilliant new novel from the international bestselling author of Home and Fool Me Once. Mistaken identities, dark family secrets and mysterious conspiracies lie at the heart of this gripping new thriller. Now Nap is a cop - but he's a cop who plays by his own rules, and who has never made peace with his past.

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Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

Fifteen years ago in small-town New Jersey, a teenage boy and girl were found dead. Most people concluded it was a tragic suicide pact. The dead boy's brother, Nap Dumas, did not. Now Nap is a cop - but he's a cop who plays by his own rules, and who has never made peace with his past. And when the past comes back to haunt him, Nap discovers secrets can kill...


The brilliant new novel from the international bestselling author of Home and Fool Me Once. Mistaken identities, dark family secrets and mysterious conspiracies lie at the heart of this gripping new thriller. * from the publisher's description * The modern master of the hook and twist, luring you in on the first page only to shock you on the last * Dan Brown * Harlan Coben is a folk poet of the suburbs and his well-tuned new mystery, Don't Let Go shows why ... That kind of writing is what we call poetry, and it falls on the ear like sounds of summer. * New York Times * Rapid and engaging * Nudge * An addictive roller-coaster of a thrill ride * Daily Mail * He knows how to pile on twist after twist * The Sun * A slick and sinister page turner * The People and syndicated to Sunday Mirror * I am a big fan of Harlan Coben and this book did not disappoint. It was a non-stop, fast paced, entertaining psychological thriller that I devoured in one sitting. Complex characters, witty dialogue with plenty of twists and turns makes it a thoroughly enjoyable read * Chloe's Books blog * There are twists and turns, tension and likeable characters which just made me want to keep reading. The kind of book that makes you want to go to bed early to read! * Olive Dragonfly blog * If you're a fan of Harlan Coben, you won't be disappointed, if you don't know this author, pick up a copy when the book is released! * Read Between The Scenes blog * The term `rollercoaster of a novel
is vastly overused, but here, it

's applicable ... It's a thrilling read, Mr Coben really is an author at the top of his game. * Urban Sapphire blog * There is a beauty in the plotting that you don't find in many crime novels ... a genuinely top notch quality read from first page to last * Liz Loves Books blog * Don't Let Go is a fast-paced thriller and one of my favourite Harlan Coben novels to date... I would recommend this book to anyone who loves fiendishly clever mysteries and fast-paced thrillers. Harlan Coben's existing fans will love it. I certainly did! * Once More Unto the Bookstore blog * Don't Let Go is an outstanding and solid new standalone thriller from the thriller master himself * Two Girls Lost in a Coulee blog * Coben is the king at keeping me on my toes. His writing is a thrill-a-minute, sit down and devour in one sitting whilst keeping my eyes open with matchsticks. Coben knows exactly how to connect with readers to keep them engaged. His stories are original, his characters realistic and the scenery and dialogue are exactly what you would expect from small-town America * Cesca Lizzie Reads blog * What an emotional rollercoaster this was!..Overall, I'm giving DON'T LET GO5 out of 5 and adding it to my Five Star Favourites Shelf. It was riveting, exhilarating and emotional. I really recommend it. * Misti Moo Book Reviews blog * An excellent and fast-paced mystery with many surprises! A great plot that moves along quickly as you try to help Nap sort out the clues! Coban fans are in for a treat! * Dressed to Read blog * The novel is racy, tense, emotional ... There are lots of fascinating sub-themes and the characterisation and dialogue is top-class'

* Kindle 4 Me Blog * A compelling fast paced read, tempered by appealing characters with real personalities that draw us in and have us rooting for them. Coben is a master writer. He really empathises with his characters and is great at taking a community and exposing its flaws, goodness, secrets, vulnerabilities and the pain of the people within the community. This was a thoroughly enjoyable read and I hope I get to meet Nap Dumas again very soon. * Crime Warp * Perfection on the page .. a very thrilling thriller!

Harlan Coben's Don't Let Gois one of those thrillers which totally and completely absorbs you from the first word, speeding up and never slowing down. You need to have your mind in prime condition to keep up with not only the relentless pace but also the twists and turns which change the direction several times.

From the very beginning there is that `Wow
feeling and you can tell that this novel is the work of an assured hand. There are so many questions raised along the way but come the final page

- and it takes until then - all questions are answered, all possibilities accounted for, all loose ends neatly tied off - making this my kind of read! * Lady Reviewer: Good n Ready blog * Satisfyingly tricky standalone crime with a cast you can't help but ride along with to the end * Sunday Sport *

About the Author

Harlan Coben

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.

Harlan Coben photo © Claudio Marinesco

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26th September 2017


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Century an imprint of Cornerstone


368 pages


Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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