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Home – Harlan Coben

Home - Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben – Home – (Myron Bolitar # 11)

Home is the book 11 in the Myron Bolitar series from Harlan Coben. Once again Harlan both fictionally and writingwise brings it Home! Home revolves around the ten year-old kidnapping of two boys Patrick and Rhys. The boys were captured, while they were playing at Patrick’s home. The kidnappers demanded ransom but nothing more was heard  about the boys. Until Rhys’ mother Brooke receives an anonymous tip that Patrick was spotted in London. Quickly, she calls her brother Win Lockwood to check it out. Win tracks down Patrick in London. He kills three men hassling Patrick, but Patrick flees the site. So Win calls his best friend Myron Bolitar for help!! They find Patrick and bring him Home but questions remain unanswered….

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May’s Thrillers from: Coben, Mathews and Rollins!

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Thrillers from Harlan Coban, Francine Mathews and David Rollins are on My Reading Horizon!

So yesterday I got caught you up on the books that I have read over the last several weeks. Now let’s move into the present and onto the future. Currently, I am reading The Secret Crown by Chris Kuzneski, which is book number 6 of 8 in the series that features Jonathan Payne and Douglas Jones. This will be the fourth book that I have read by Kuzneski and they have not been read in order. The most recent book I read was The Death Relic which is book 7, the two others are books 2 and 4, leaving me 1, 3,5 and 8 to read. I recently added book one The Plantain to my Kindle library. so I guess that’s next!

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The Stranger- Harlan Coben Thrills Us Again!!

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The Stranger – Harlan Coben Book 27 of 2015

In 2001, Harlan Coben‘s first stand alone thriller Tell No One was released. I read the paperback version in November of 2002, it was terrific and since then I haven’t missed one of his thrillers! There are few authors, who can take an ordinary person, and turn their world upside-down like Harlan Coben. He does just that in his latest thriller The Stranger.

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Missing You – Harlan Coben

Missing You

Missing You – Harlan Coben – Journeys into the Past are necessary and often painful!

When NYPD Detective Kat Donovan sends her ex-fiancée Jeff Raynes “Their Video” on the dating site  You are just my type.com and his response is “It’s Cute”, Kat doesn’t understand his response.  Eighteen years earlier, before he dumped her and left town, their love was real and magical. Sure his dating site biography says he is a widower, but should his response be that lame? Well, he just wants to move on thinks Kat and so does Kat.  She has more important things to do too, her father’s murderer is dying and she needs to visit one more time before he dies.  When she does the hit man who killed her father, once again proclaims his innocence.

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Book 32 for 2013 – Harlan Coben’s – Six Years

So it has been a long time between Books No. 31 and 32 for 2013. One of the reasons is that I have  been listening to too much music late into the night and that cuts into reading time. Another reason is, no books have enthralled me recently!. I am currently reading James Rollins latest The Eye of God. I am a little more than halfway through it. While I have been enjoying the book. It hasn’t been a  real page turner  for me. Duh! That is exemplified by the fact that I’m still reading it!

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Stay Close – Harlan Coben

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Stay Close – Harlan Coben

Ray Levine an ex-photojournalist, who has now fallen so far that he is taking pictures as a fake paparazzi. Ray visits the same abandoned iron mill in the New Jersey Pines every year on February 18th. His life had come crashing down on that date, seventeen years earlier his life. On that day,  his girlfriend found an the body of an abusive customer, Stewart Green lying dead in a pool of blood on the path that Ray was now walking.  She knew Stewart from the strip club  where she worked.  She ran to protect herself – to protect Ray.

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Live Wire – Harlan Coben

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Live Wire – Harlan Coben (Myron Bolitar #10)

 Live Wire by Harlan Coben.starts when  Suzze T a former tennis star and client visits Myron and asks him to find an anonymous Facebook member, The Facebook member  left a post questioning the paternity of her unborn child. She also wants Myron to find her husband Lex Rider. Rider is also one of Myron’s clients.He is a member of the famous rock band HorsePowe. Horsepower is  fronted by, the looks to die for, but reclusive, Gabriel Wire. Suzze tells Myron that Lex ran off after seeing the post.

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Book 25 – Harlan Coben – Caught

Caught - Harlan Coben

You may think that it hasn’t been too long since I posted that I had finished book 24 of 2010 and you are correct because I couldn’t put down Book 25 Harlan Coben’s new book Caught today! Coben is one of my favorite authors.I started out reading the Myron Bolitar series and have read most of them and love the series and it’s quirky characters, several of which appear in Caught. But the stand alones are outstanding and I have read all ten of them. Usually the story-lines revolve around an ordinary person being thrust into extraordinary circumstances and how they deal with that circumstance and while Caught is kinda that but different.

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