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Harlan Coben was born in Newark, New Jersey on January 4, 1962. After receiving a political science degree from Amherst College, he worked in the travel industry in a company owned by his grandfather. He writes the Myron Bolitar series and Mickey Bolitar series. His other works include Gone for Good, The Innocent, The Woods, Hold Tight, Caught, Stay Close, Six Years, Missing You, The Stranger, Fool Me Once, Home, and Don't Let Go. Tell No One was turned into the multiple award-winning 2006 French film Ne le Dis à Personne. He was the first author to win the Edgar Award, Shamus Award, and Anthony Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Tell No One… (more)
Tell No One 5,347 copies, 155 reviews
The Woods 4,504 copies, 152 reviews
Gone for Good 3,459 copies, 87 reviews
Hold Tight 3,377 copies, 109 reviews
The Innocent 3,236 copies, 60 reviews
Just One Look 3,195 copies, 74 reviews
Promise Me 3,183 copies, 74 reviews
No Second Chance 3,146 copies, 63 reviews
Caught 3,121 copies, 123 reviews
Deal Breaker 2,873 copies, 84 reviews
Long Lost 2,511 copies, 78 reviews
Six Years 2,386 copies, 124 reviews
Drop Shot 2,112 copies, 56 reviews
Fade Away 1,984 copies, 40 reviews
Live Wire 1,936 copies, 65 reviews
The Final Detail 1,924 copies, 42 reviews
Darkest Fear 1,897 copies, 38 reviews
The Stranger 1,891 copies, 80 reviews
One False Move 1,821 copies, 46 reviews
Back Spin 1,814 copies, 37 reviews
Stay Close 1,803 copies, 72 reviews
Fool Me Once 1,750 copies, 103 reviews
Missing You 1,701 copies, 61 reviews
Home 1,438 copies, 58 reviews
Play Dead 1,297 copies, 40 reviews
The Boy from the Woods 1,296 copies, 49 reviews
Don't Let Go 1,292 copies, 57 reviews
Shelter 1,251 copies, 100 reviews
Run Away 1,222 copies, 41 reviews
Miracle Cure 1,020 copies, 18 reviews
Win 844 copies, 33 reviews
Seconds Away 650 copies, 24 reviews
The Match 521 copies, 19 reviews
I Will Find You 398 copies, 13 reviews
Found 395 copies, 14 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2011 (Editor) 185 copies, 2 reviews
Death Do Us Part: New Stories about Love, Lust, and Murder (Editor; Contributor) 124 copies, 2 reviews
Tell No One / Gone for Good 91 copies, 3 reviews
Deal Breaker / Drop Shot 68 copies, 2 reviews
Back Spin / Tell No One 32 copies, 1 review
The Magical Fantastical Fridge 18 copies, 1 review
Promise Me / The Woods (Author; Narrator, some editions) 5 copies
Harlan Coben 3 copies
Nevini 3 copies
Šest let 1 copy
Promise Me / The Woods / Hold Tight [Unabridged Audio book] (Author; Narrator, some editions) 1 copy
Safe 1 copy
Datter savnet 1 copy, 1 review
Runaway 1 copy
Totgesagt 1 copy
The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps (Introduction) 525 copies, 8 reviews
Tell No One [Ne le Dis à Personne] [2006 film] (Original book) 62 copies, 1 review
Crime Time 30 (Contributor) 4 copies

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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).
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