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Shelter by Harlan Coben
  

Shelter

NewGen - YA Fiction   Thriller / Suspense   eBook Favourites   

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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 adult thrillers from the master of the hook-and-twist.

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Synopsis

Shelter by Harlan Coben

Harlan's very first young adult project will link in with the storylines in his up-and-coming adult thrillers as Myron Bolitar discovers that his mysterious tearaway younger brother, Brad, has a son - now teenaged. When our series hero's father, Brad, dies in a mysterious accident in South America, Myron is his closest, albeit estranged, relative left and is assigned to be his legal guardian. Will uncle and nephew be able to live with one another? And will our hero be able to resist getting involved in solving a mystery disappearance at his new high school?

Reviews

'You know something? I honestly can't think of anything I didn't like about Shelter. From the dialogue to the emotions expressed by Mickey, from the investigation to the hint of a massive conspiracy - it was all superb. And man! That cliffhanger! It feels a long, long time to the next novel in the series. This is sharp, dangerous, funny and, above all, vital reading. It is a masterpiece of a thriller story for Young Adults. Buy Shelter immediately, you won't regret it.' FLOOR TO CEILING BOOKS

'It's a cracking read - I'm a bit of a sucker for noir set in the high school environment... A great place for younger readers to discover the wonderful suburban crime dramas of Mr Coben and, for those who know what to expect, another great read to add to their growing collection. Can't wait for the next one in the Mickey Bolitar series. High scoring stuff indeed.' BOOKS AND WRITERS

'the ending is spine-tingling and shocking, which bodes well for the next book! Shelter is a gripping little thriller than should be bought and read as soon as possible, regardless of the readers age. Superb.' ALTERNATIVE MAGAZINE ONLINE

'Shelter is a cleverly plotted mystery that leaves you wanting more. I read it in one sitting. It was compulsive' NATE CLASSROOM

'Interwoven with the comedy and crime are poignant observations about family and friends that make this teen crime debut for Harlan Coben something extra special. Highly recommended.' THE BOOKBAG

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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Book Info

Publication date

15th September 2011

Author

Harlan Coben

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Publisher

Indigo (an Imprint of Orion Children's) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Thrillers (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781780620053

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