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  • Published: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9781529123838
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $32.99
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The Boy from the Woods

from the #1 bestselling author




The brilliant new thriller from the international bestselling author, described by Dan Brown as 'the modern master of the hook and twist'.

THE LATEST BOOK FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND CREATOR OF THE HIT NETFLIX DRAMA THE STRANGER
A brilliant new thriller from the international bestselling author described by Dan Brown as 'the modern master of the hook and twist'
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Thirty years ago, a child was found in the New Jersey backwoods.

He had been living a feral existence, with no memory of how he got there or even who he is. Everyone just calls him Wilde.

Now a former soldier and security expert, he lives off the grid, shunned by the community – until they need him.

A child has gone missing. With her family suspecting she’s just playing a disappearing game, nobody seems concerned except for criminal attorney Hester Crimstein. She contacts Wilde, asking him to use his unique skills to find the girl.

But even he can find no trace of her. One day passes, then a second, then a third.

On the fourth, a human finger shows up in the mail.

And now Wilde knows this is no game. It’s a race against time to save the girl’s life – and expose the town’s dark trove of secrets…
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'One of the world’s finest thriller writers is at the very top of his game' PETER JAMES

'Coben never, ever lets you down' LEE CHILD

'Coben is a phenomenon - the most reliable of American thriller-writers, the least likely to disappoint ... the true mystery is Coben's extraordinary capacity to keep writing such wonderful thrillers' THE TIMES

'Coben remains one of the most reliable thriller writers around' - CRIME REVIEW
'Coben is simply one of the all-time greats—pick up any one of his thrillers and you’ll find a riveting, twisty, surprising story with a big, beating heart at its core' GILLIAN FLYNN

  • Pub date: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9781529123838
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben was the first ever author to win all three major crime awards in the US. He is now a global bestseller with his mix of powerful stand-alone thrillers and Myron Bolitar crime novels. He has appeared in the bestseller lists of The Times, the New York Times, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times.

He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife and four children.

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Praise for The Boy from the Woods

“Wonderful ... yet another winner”

RICHARD OSMAN

“Coben is a phenomenon - the most reliable of American thriller-writers, the least likely to disappoint ... the true mystery is Coben's extraordinary capacity to keep writing such wonderful thrillers”

THE TIMES

“Coben remains one of the most reliable thriller writers around”

CRIME REVIEW

“Coben is simply one of the all-time greats—pick up any one of his thrillers and you’ll find a riveting, twisty, surprising story with a big, beating heart at its core”

GILLIAN FLYNN

“Coben never, ever lets you down ”

LEE CHILD

“The modern master of the hook and twist ”

DAN BROWN

“One of the world’s finest thriller writers is at the very top of his game”

PETER JAMES

“Few of Harlan Coben’s thrillers are anything less than gripping, but every now and again he writes one that exceeds his own high standards.”

THE TIMES ONLINE

“A true master of the twisty thriller ”

HEAT

“The master of smoke and mirrors fiction”

IRISH INDEPENDENT

“Coben’s USP is how families are torn apart by secrets. He is a clever plotter, too, always pulling the rug from under your feet.”

SUN

“Coben is like a skilled magician saving the best, most stunning trick for the very end.”

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


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