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Shelter by Harlan Coben


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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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Shelter by Harlan Coben

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.


Harlan Coben specialises in rousing the snake that lurks in the perfectly cut grass of American suburbia ... Coben makes you care about them but never neglects a plot that is full of his trademark shocks * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * His thrillers come with the guarantee of a great read and a twist in the tale * EVENING TELEGRAPH * Harlan Coben is the modern master of the hook-and-twist - luring you in on the first page, only to shock you on the last * Dan Brown * SHELTER will introduce a whole new generation of fans to the humorous dialogue and clever plotting of his popular suspense thrillers. * TAKE A BREAK * A gripping tale * DAILY MIRROR *

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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21st June 2012


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Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co


336 pages


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