Win by Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is a world class thriller writer whose novels have been adapted for the the silver screen by Netflix Studios.

This book features his new hero Windsor Horne Lockwood III, or Win as he is known.

An heiress, Patricia Lockwood, was kidnapped two decades previously. She escaped along with those who captured her. .The proceeds of the robbery went unfound.

Then a New York recluse murdered in his penthouse apartment. Items at the crime scene throw light on the Lockwood kidnapping and on another another FBI cold case. They implicate one man.

Windsor Horne Lockwood III or ‘Win’ has no idea how his suitcase and his family’s stolen Vermeer ended up in the dead man’s apartment. When the FBI tell him that the perpetrator who is still at large and who kidnapped his cousin may also be a terrorist his interest is ignited.

Other writers have said of Harlan Coben that he:

‘…is the modern master of the hook and twist’ Dan Brown

‘…never ever lets you down’ Lee Child

‘…is one of the world’s finest thriller writers’ Peter James

You can’t beat reviews like that from some of the other world best selling authors.

Harlan Coben is a superb writer and I look forward to every new fiction book he writes. If you enjoy conspiracy books and political thrillers then keep reading my blog for updates on exciting new authors!

The Boy from the Woods bestseller of 2020 by Harlan Coben

The Boy from the Woods is a great novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben.

This thriller details a missing teenager and the impact of her disappearance on those around her.

A mysterious man, Wilde, has much to consider. Many years before he was found living in the woods. He had no memory of his past and he was fostered eventually as the police could find no trace of his family.

Wilde’s world has gone full circle and many years on he lives, once more, alone, in the woods on the periphery of town. Alone and distrusted – separated from his neighbors.

A TV celebrity lawyer called Hester Crimstein tries to get Wilde to assist in finding the girl.  Tensions rise as a team of ex-military security experts comes to town. Wilde faces intense challenges and walls of silence in this taut cleverly constructed thriller from a top fiction thriller writer, Harlan Coben.

The Boy from the Woods is a great New York Times best seller book and certainly a great read!

Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

Thriller novel

Thriller novel

Harlan Coben is a highly successfull American author of thriller and mystery novels thrillers with multiple threads woven into them. Many are set in and around New York and New Jersey.

Deal Breaker was written in 1995 and features a former basketball player turned sports agent, ports agent Myron Bolitar. He is about to cash in with Christian Steele, a quarterback, who is one of his premier clients. Bolitar is utterly engaging though hotheaded.

However, things begin to turn sour when the quarter back is contacted bey one of his past girlfriends. Particularly surprising as both the police and he had her as dead.
Myron is faced with the ugly back story of his industry where the façade is everything, especially the gateway to untold riches.

Trying to unravel the truth about a family’s tragedy, a woman’s secret, and a man’s lies, Bolitar is up against the dark side of his business where image and talent make you rich, but the truth can get you killed.

Deal Breaker is a superb novel which is a real page turner from start to finish. Harlan Coben is a superb writer.

Harlan Coben ist ein sehr erfolgreicher amerikanischer Autor von Thriller- und Krimi-Thrillern, in die mehrere Fäden eingewebt sind. Viele spielen in und um New York und New Jersey.

Deal Breaker wurde 1995 geschrieben und zeigt einen ehemaligen Basketballspieler, der zum Sportagenten wurde, den Hafenagenten Myron Bolitar. Er ist dabei, mit Christian Steele, einem Quarterback, der einer seiner wichtigsten Kunden ist, Geld zu verdienen. Bolitar ist äußerst engagiert, obwohl er hitzköpfig ist.

Die Dinge beginnen jedoch sauer zu werden, wenn das Viertel zurück von einer seiner früheren Freundinnen kontaktiert wird. Besonders überraschend, da sowohl die Polizei als auch er sie als tot hatten.
Myron sieht sich mit der hässlichen Hintergrundgeschichte seiner Branche konfrontiert, in der die Fassade alles ist, insbesondere das Tor zu unermesslichen Reichtümern.

Bolitar versucht, die Wahrheit über die Tragödie einer Familie, das Geheimnis einer Frau und die Lügen eines Mannes herauszufinden, und steht vor der dunklen Seite seines Geschäfts, wo Image und Talent Sie reich machen, aber die Wahrheit kann Sie umbringen.

Deal Breaker ist ein großartiger Roman, der von Anfang bis Ende ein echter Seitenwender ist. Harlan Coben ist ein hervorragender Autor von Thrillern und Belletristik.

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