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Harlan Coben

USA (1962 - )

Winner of the Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award - the first author to win all three -- New York Times bestseller Harlan Coben's critically-acclaimed novels have been called "poignant and insightful" (Los Angeles Times), "consistently entertaining" (Houston Chronicle), "superb" (Chicago Tribune) and "must reading" (Philadelphia Inquirer).
Mickey Bolitar
1. Shelter (2011)
2. Seconds Away (2012)
3. Found (2013)


Picture Books
Series contributed to
Anthologies edited
Anthony Awards Best Paperback original winner (1996) : Deal Breaker
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1997) : Fade Away
Shamus Awards Best Paperback original winner (1997) : Fade Away
Barry Awards Best Paperback original winner (1998) : Back Spin
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1998) : Back Spin
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Tell No One
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Tell No One
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : Tell No One
Agatha Award Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2014) : Found

Harlan Coben recommends
Underdog (1996)
(Melanie Travis, book 2)
Laurien Berenson
"Laurien Berenson just keeps getting better and better."
God is a Bullet
God is a Bullet (1999)
Boston Teran
"In a word: Wow. GOD IS A BULLET is a shotgun blast to the gut--a kick-a**, in-your-face tour de force from start to finish. Every page carries a fresh wallop and a nightmarish jolt. Boston Teran's haunting words stay with you long after you turn the final page. I'm still stunned."
Blackheart Highway
Blackheart Highway (1999)
(Wil Hardesty, book 4)
Richard Barre
"Blackheart Highway is haunting, compelling, and beautifully written. Richard Barre touches the soul. He is simply one of the best."
Fury (2001)
(Frank Corso, book 1)
G M Ford
"Must reading."
Black Water Transit
Black Water Transit (2001)
Carsten Stroud
"A nerve-jangling thrill ride."
Shooting Dr. Jack
Shooting Dr. Jack (2001)
Norman Green
"Gritty, dark, and totally original."
A Kiss Gone Bad
A Kiss Gone Bad (2001)
(Whit Mosley, book 1)
Jeff Abbott
"An adrenaline-fueled, twist-filled thrill ride of pure, white-knuckled suspense."
The Blue Edge of Midnight
The Blue Edge of Midnight (2002)
(Max Freeman, book 1)
Jonathon King
"A remarkable debut... King's writing is gritty, vivid and suspenseful... a natural storyteller."
Courting Trouble
Courting Trouble (2002)
(Rosato and Associates, book 7)
Lisa Scottoline
"A gripping page-turner with an ending that will leave you breathless."
Pipsqueak (2002)
(Garth Carson, book 1)
Brian M Wiprud
"Demented and fun! This book is a hoot!"
The Survivors Club
The Survivors Club (2002)
Lisa Gardner
"A high-octane, nerve-jangling tale of suspense."
Compulsion (2002)
(Frank Clevenger, book 3)
Keith Ablow
"Great psychological suspense."
The Da Vinci Code
The Da Vinci Code (2003)
(Robert Langdon, book 2)
Dan Brown
"Fascinating and absorbing...A great, riveting read. I loved this book."
The Blind Man of Seville
The Blind Man of Seville (2003)
(Javier Falcon, book 1)
Robert Wilson
"Gripping and exhilarating... A potent blend of beauty and terror. "
Everyone Dies
Everyone Dies (2003)
(Kevin Kerney, book 8)
Michael McGarrity
"If you have never read Michael McGarrity, then do yourselves a favor and read Everyone Dies."
Paranoia (2004)
Joseph Finder
"High-Octane suspense. Joseph Finder catapults himself into the front ranks of contemporary writers."
The Last Goodbye
The Last Goodbye (2004)
Reed Arvin
"Reed Arvin is the REAL DEAL."
Caught Stealing
Caught Stealing (2004)
(Hank Thompson, book 1)
Charlie Huston
"WOW! Brutal, visceral, violent, edgy and brilliant."
Darker Than Night
Darker Than Night (2004)
(Night, book 4)
John Lutz
"John Lutz knows how to make you shiver."
Sunstroke (2006)
Jesse Kellerman
"Sunstroke is a dynamic debut and Jesse Kellerman is the real thing."
Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects (2006)
Gillian Flynn
"A stylish, and compelling debut. A real winner."
We Know
We Know (2008)
Gregg Hurwitz
"Pure nail-biting, stay up all-night suspense."
Starvation Lake
Starvation Lake (2009)
(Starvation Lake Mystery, book 1)
Bryan Gruley
"A great debut from a major talent."
Dead Weight
Dead Weight (2009)
Batt Humphreys
"A stunning story, masterfully told."
Faces of the Gone
Faces of the Gone (2009)
(Carter Ross Mystery, book 1)
Brad Parks
"Terrific debut."

Hostage Zero (2010)
(Jonathan Grave, book 2)
John Gilstrap
"Grabs hold of you on page one and doesn't let go. No Mercy will leave you breathless."

The Sixes (2011)
Kate White
"A terrifying psychological thriller that takes 'mean girls' to a whole new level of creepy."

Scorpion Betrayal (2012)
(Scorpion, book 2)
Andrew Kaplan
"Kaplan has written one of the smartest, swiftest and most compelling spy novels I've read in years."

Hearse and Buggy (2012)
(Amish Mystery, book 1)
Laura Bradford
"The best cozy mystery debut I've read this year."

Those We Love Most (2012)
Lee Woodruff
"Flawless, breathtaking, and oh-so-real, Those We Love Most is a beautifully written book about family, love, betrayal, forgiveness, and how we pick up the pieces in the wake of unthinkable tragedy. When I turned the last page, I found myself missing the characters already. I can't recommend this book highly enough. "

The Blood Whisperer (2013)
Zoë Sharp
"Zoe Sharp is at the top of her game."

Runaway Man (2013)
(Benji Golden Mystery, book 1)
David Handler
"Grab Runaway Man. I promise it'll grab you right back."

Never Say Die / Presumed Guilty (2014)
Tess Gerritsen
"It's scary just how good Tess Gerritsen is..."

Doing Harm (2014)
Kelly Parsons
"Doing Harm is terrific-compelling, gripping and terrifting."

Don't Look For Me (2014)
(Amos Walker, book 23)
Loren D Estleman
"Loren Estleman is my hero."

Tell No Lies (2014)
(Aldridge Sisters, book 2)
Tanya Anne Crosby
"Crosby serves up suspense, secrets and southern scandal like no one else!"

Stay With Me (2014)
(Brenna Spector, book 3)
Alison Gaylin
"Label me a big fan."

The Child (2014)
Sebastian Fitzek
"Fitzek's thrillers are breathtaking and full of wild twists."

Woof (2015)
(Bowser and Birdie, book 1)
Spencer Quinn
"I defy anyone to read this book-kid or adult-without a big, goofy grin."

Redemption Road (2016)
John Hart
"Big, bold, and impossible to put down, Redemption Road had me from page one. John Hart is a Master Storyteller."

The Fourth Victim (2016)
(Anders Knutas, book 9)
Mari Jungstedt
"One of the best writers of Scandinavian crime fiction."

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