About Harlan Coben
Harlan Coben is an American contemporary writer, he was born in New Jersey in 1962, he is an American Jew, and graduated from Amster College with a major in political science.
Harlan Coburn‘s first book was released in 1990, at the age of 26, he has publich lots of books since , his latest books The Match and Win are two of the Best Harlan Coben Books.
Harlan Coburn is the first American to win three literary awards: the Allen Poe Prize for Literature, the Shams Prize for Literature and the Anthony Prize for Literature.
6 Best Harlan Coben Books
1. The Innocent
Matt Hunt could never forgot that terrible night.He tried to persuade him to fight, but became a murderer by mistake.
9 years after he was released from prison, just when he felt that life was going to be bright, he received videos and photos of his pregnant wife’s adultery with others, and his wife suddenly lost contact.
A few days later, the body of the adulterer was found in the stairwell of the hotel.
A series of strange events broke out one after another, and all the suspects pointed to Matt. Is it true that this simple and kind boy in his childhood would become violent and bloodthirsty because he had been in prison once?
How should Matt find out the truth step by step in the face of all people’s rejection, contempt, suspicion and betrayal of his beloved?
Those who look innocent on the surface are the deepest sins.
Spanish suspense director Oriol Paul made The Innocent into a TV play and broadcast it on the Netflix platform.This 8 episodes mini drama received a lot of favorable comments once it was launched, and became a hot drama in the year 2021.
2. Just One Look
An ordinary picture had changed the life of a mother living in the suburbs. When Grace Lawson retrieved a newly developed roll of family photos, she found a photo that did not belong here.
It was taken at least 20 years ago. There are 5 people in the picture: four of whom Grace doesn’t know, and the other looks like her husband, Jack.
When Jack saw this picture, he denied that he was one of them. But on that night, when Grace was lying in bed waiting for him, he drove away in his mini van, with nothing explanation, and took the picture with him.
Grace did not know where he went or why he left. Grace took the responsibility of protecting the children. As the days passed, more and more mysteries arose in Grace’s mind.
She had doubt in herself, her marriage and Jack. At the same time, she found that other people were also looking for Jack and the photo – including a silent killer, who was fierce and brutal and would never stop until he reached his goal.
The police refused to help, and the neighbors and friends seemed to have their own schedules. She had to face the tragic and dark past alone, try to protect the children’s safety, and find the truth, hoping to make her husband return safely.
3. Six Years
Six years ago, Jack Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, married another man. For six years, he has kept his promise to stay away from Natalie and immersed himself in his work, but every night he has nightmares about Natalie and her new husband Todd.
Six years later, Jack happened to see Todd Sanderson’s obituary, in order to take a peek at Natalie, he couldn’t help attending the funeral.
However, the woman he saw, Mrs. Sanderson, was not the one who made him think about day and night.
A story about love’s secrets and lies, entanglement and obsession, abandonment and rebirth is about to start.
4. Stay Close
Stay Close is a fascinating mystery mystery novel, and also a wonderful American blockbuster narrative work.
That terrible night 17 years ago, Lei lost everything. For 17 years, he has been looking for the mysterious missing girlfriend and the answer to the strange things that happened that night.
For 17 years, he has been trying to get rid of the nightmare that haunted him, but the shocking blood still flashes after the flash light.
Megan narrowly escaped death 17 years ago. She has a warm family and two lovely children, but she has been living a lie for 17 years.
An accidental revisit to the old place made things complicated and confusing, and her life became full of danger and terror.
For 17 years, police officer Bloom has never given up searching for the truth and missing people, but has never noticed the danger lurking around him
In the past 17 years, the flame of “revenge” has been burning and never stopped.
Win is the No.1 New York Times bestselling thrilling story,which was written by Harlan Coben, this book tell about what happened when the secret of a dead man fell into the hands of the anti hero of the People’s League – leading him to a dangerous road.
More than 20 years ago, Patricia Lockwood, the heiress, was kidnapped while robbing her family property, and then locked in an isolated hut for several months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors – the things stolen from her home were never found again.
Up to now. In the Upper West Side, a hermit was found murdered in his attic apartment, with two notable objects beside him: a stolen Vermeer painting and a suitcase with the initials WHL3.
For the first time in many years, the authorities found a clue – not only Patricia’s kidnapping, but also another FBI case – that both the suitcase and the painting pointed to a man.
Windsor Horne Lockwood III, also known as Win by his friends, did not know how his suitcase and the paintings stolen by his family ended up with a dead man. But his interest was aroused, especially when the FBI told him that the man who kidnapped his cousin had also planned a domestic terrorist act, and that the conspirators might still be at large.
These two cases have puzzled the FBI for decades, but Win has three things that the FBI does not have: personal contact with the case; Ungodly wealth; And his own unique brand of justice.
6. The Match
The Match is the latest work of Harlan Coben, it was published on March 15, 2022.
In this exciting thriller, a shocking genetic match reveals the darkest secret of a family.
A few months later, Wilde returned to the Ramapo Mountains because of a failure in his family life, which confirmed what he had always known: he belonged to himself and was not subject to the comfort and constraints of modern life.
Suddenly, a DNA comparison on an online ancestry database made Wilde closer to his past, which he never dreamed of. Finally, Wilde got the opportunity to track down his father.
But meeting this person brings more questions than answers. So Wilde found his last and most desperate clue, a cousin who disappeared fastest when he appeared again. He experienced an epic fall from grace, which can only be said to be a waking nightmare.
Was his cousin’s downfall take a long time? Or was he the victim of a cunning and complicated plot? How did all this connect with the man who was once called a stranger? He is a treacherous fugitive with more and more followers. His mission and methods become more dangerous as time goes by?
Harlan Coben Books in Order
|I Will Find You||2023(Preview)|
|The Boy From The Woods||2020|
|Don’t Let Go||2018|
|Fool Me Once||2016|
|The Magical Fantastical Fridge||2016|
|Just One Look||2004|
|No Second Chance||2003|
|Gone For Good||2002|
|Tell No One||2001|
|The Final Detail||1999|
|One False Move||1998|