Synopses & Reviews
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben comes a heart-pounding thriller about the ties we have to our pastand the lies that bind us togetheras the ultimate Internet scam unfolds....
Surfing an online dating site, NYPD detective Kat Donovan feels her whole world explode. Staring back at her is her ex-fiancé, the man who shattered her heartand whom she hasnt seen in eighteen years.
But when Kat reaches out to the man in the profile, an unspeakable conspiracy comes to light. As Kat begins to investigate, her feelings are challenged about everyone shes ever lovedeven her father, whose cruel murder so long ago has never been fully explained.
With lives on the line, including her own, Kat must venture deeper into the darkness than she ever has before and discover if she has the strength to survive what she finds there.
“A DIVE-IN, LOSE-SLEEP, AND MISS-YOUR-BUS-STOP READING EXPERIENCE.”—The Associated Press Online
“DELIVERS TWISTS-A-PLENTY.”—The Boston Globe
“ANOTHER WINNER IN COBENS STACK OF WINNERS.”—The Huffington Post
“ONE OF COBENS BEST EVER.”—The Globe and Mail (Canada)
“Coben is simply one of the all-time greats.”—New York Times
bestselling author Gillian Flynn
“Quite simply, Harlan Coben is one of my favorite authors. His books have it all.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Kristin Hannah
Praise for Stay Close:
“Packs a lot of surprises.”—People (4 stars)
“The story is intense, the characters are interesting, and the writing is magnificent.”—The Huffington Post
“When everything explodes, the payoff is glorious. Stay Close is a perfect example of a master at the top of his game.”—The Associated Press
The bestselling author of The Stranger and Missing You takes readers on a roller coaster ride from quiet domesticity to sheer terror”* in this heart-stopping novel of suspense
Megan is a suburban soccer mom who once upon a time walked on the wild side. Ray used to be a talented documentary photographer, but now he finds himself in a dead-end job posing as paparazzo. Broome is a detective who cant let go of a cold case.
Three people living lives they never wanted are hiding secrets that even those closest to them would never suspect. And as each confronts the dark side of the American dreamthe boredom of a nice suburban life, the excitement of temptation, the desperation and hunger that can lurk behind even the prettiest facadesthey will discover the hard truth that the line between one kind of life and another can be as whisper-thin as a heartbeat.
*South Florida Sun-Sentinel
About the Author
Harlan Coben is the international bestselling author of more than twenty previous novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Missing You, Six Years, Stay Close, Live Wire, Caught, Long Lost, and Hold Tight, as well as the popular Myron Bolitar series, and, more recently, a series aimed at young adults featuring Myrons nephew, Mickey Bolitar. The winner of the Edgar®, Shamus, and Anthony awards, he lives in New Jersey.