Bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix show Fool Me Once Harlan Coben brings us a shocking thriller about a missing teenager and a journalist who will stop at nothing to discover the truth.
Haley never gave her parents a moment's worry. Until one morning her mother wakes to find that her seventeen-year-old daughter didn't come home the night before.
The community is stunned by her loss. Three months pass without a word and everyone assumes the worst.
Wendy Tynes is a reporter on a mission: to identify and bring down sexual predators. Her latest target is a social worker known as a friend to troubled teens.
But Wendy soon realises she can't trust her own instincts - or the motives of the people around her - and that this story is more twisted than she could have imagined...
Bestseller Coben (Hold Tight) has a knack for taking everyday nightmares and playing with life s endless what ifs, as shown in this stand-alone thriller, a tightly choreographed dance of guilt and innocence, forgiveness and retribution. Frank Tremont, a world-weary, near-retirement investigator for New Jersey s Essex County, has to face his failure to solve his last case the disappearance of a teenage girl. Meanwhile, Dan Mercer stands accused of being a sexual predator thanks to the ambush journalism of Wendy Tynes, a tabloid TV reporter, who must cope with her husband s death caused by a drunken driver as well as reckon with the possibility of Mercer s innocence. When Tynes finds a link between a father of one of Mercer s alleged victims and others felled by scandal, she could become a killer s next victim. If the wealth of characters dilutes the suspense, Coben gives readers lots to think about when judging rights and wrongs. 500,000 first printing; 12-city author tour.
Not as predictable as you'd think
Was part way through and I thought I could pick the ending - nope!!!
First purchase on books app and now addicted thanks to this novel. Couldn't put it down - easy to read but at the same time complicated enough...great story, well written. Might even read it again and I never do that...
Another amazing read by COBEN. So talented 👍
Absolutely true Harlan Coben style. Unputdownable!!!!