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Myron Bolitar #9: Long Lost
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Myron hasna (TM)t heard from Terese Collins in years. Not since their affair ended with no explanation. There had been no contact since, so her call catches him off guard. Shea (TM)s in Paris, she says, in trouble, and only Myron can help. She tells him a sad story shea (TM)s never before revealed: a good marriage, her struggles to get pregnant, the happiest moment of her life when her only child was born, the day everything shea (TM)d ever loved was taken from her. In the years since, Terese has had no contact with her ex-husband, until the phone call that brought her to Paris.
When she gets there hea (TM)s been murdered, and shea (TM)s a suspect. But then comes a startling piece of evidence that turns the entire case upside down, laying bare Teresea (TM)s long-buried family secrets in a most shocking way and leaving Myron nowhere to turn for help. Caught in a foreign landscape where nothing is as it seems, he must tear apart the citya and eventually the globea fighting for answers to unfathomable questions that will take Myron, and millions of Harlan Coben readers, where they have never gone before.
a oe A] compulsive page-turner... The a this could be mea (TM) factor lends poignancy to the thrills and chills.a a Publishers Weekly (starred review)
a oe Cobena (TM)s] genius is to make the seemingly mundane terrifying.a a Booklist (starred review)
"Crime-stopper extraordinaire Myron Bolitar returns in this rousing thriller by bestseller Coben. This time around, Bolitar heads to Paris to heed the distress call from his former lover, Terese Collins, whom he hasn't seen in more than 10 years. She has since lived out her dream of marrying and starting a family, but her perfect life has been shattered, and Bolitar must pick up the pieces. Steven Weber gives an inspired, well-crafted reading that elevates Bolitar from flat, one-dimensionality to a flawed and fully believable character. Weber's other characterizations are equally original; he is interested and invested in the story from the get-go. A Dutton hardcover (Reviews, Feb. 2). (May)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Coben's millions of fans have waited three long years for a new Myron Bolitar novel--taking the author's last stand-alone, "Hold Tight," to #1 on the "New York Times" list in the interim--and now their patience is rewarded in spectacular fashion.
Myron Bolitar hasn?t heard from Terese Collins since their torrid affair ended ten years ago, so her desperate phone call from Paris catches him completely off guard. In a shattering admission, Terese reveals the tragic story behind her disappearance ? her struggles to get pregnant, the greatest moment of her life when her baby was born...and the fatal accident that robbed her of it all: her marriage, her happiness, and her beloved only daughter.Now a suspect in the murder of her ex-husband in Paris, Terese has nowhere else to turn for help. Myron heeds the call. But then a startling piece of evidence turns the entire case upside down, laying bare Terese's long-buried family secrets...and the very real possibility that her daughter may still be alive.In grave danger from unknown assailants in a country where nothing is as it seems, Myron and Terese race to stay a step ahead of Homeland Security, Interpol, and Mossad. Soon they are working at breakneck pace not only to learn what really happened to Terese's long-lost little girl ? but to uncover a sinister plot with shocking global implications.? A] compulsive page-turner... The ?this could be me? factor lends poignancy to the thrills and chills.? ? Publishers Weekly (starred review)? Coben?s] genius is to make the seemingly mundane terrifying.? ? Booklist (starred review)
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