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  • Published: 17 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781784751111
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $26.00

Fool Me Once

From the international #1 bestselling author




You think you know the truth. The truth is you know nothing. The international number one bestselling author of Tell No One and Six Years is back with his next impossible-to-put-down thriller.

You think you know the truth. The truth is you know nothing.

The international #1 bestselling author of Tell No One and Six Years is back another impossible-to-put-down thriller, now a Sunday Times top 10 bestseller and soon to be a film starring Julia Roberts.

If your husband was murdered

And you were a witness

How do you explain it when he appears on your nanny cam, back from the dead?

You thought you trusted him.

Now you can't even trust yourself.

Dark secrets and a terrifying hunt for the truth lie at the heart of this gripping new thriller by the 'master of the double twist', Harlan Coben.

  • Pub date: 17 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781784751111
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $26.00

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 Fool Me Once

“…adorned with that peerless brand of storytelling he always provides.”

The Independent

“Fool Me Once is a perfect example of what makes his work so appealing… When you're writing a story full of twists, nothing is ever the way it seems, and Coben is brilliant in the way he reminds you of this with small references to ambiguities, to yin and yang, things like the opposite interpretations of the Second Amendment, to a school overlooking a graveyard, or receiving lines at weddings and funerals. Reminders that things have different meanings at different times. I won't give away any spoilers, but the climax of the story not only ties things together, but does it in a way that is chilling and maybe darker than anything I've read from Coben…[There is a] brilliant finish.”

Irresistible Targets

“Coben excels in thrillers about families torn apart by secrets…Typically twisty read with customary Coben shock ending.”

The Sun

“This slick thriller examines what you can believe and who you ever really trust… Coben has excelled himself. This intense and multi-layered story has a very creepy conspiracy. Exciting, poignant and insanely readable.”

Sunday Mirror

“Coben hits the bull's eye again with a tale guaranteed to fool even the craftiest readers a lot more than once.”

Kirkus

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

Publishers Weekly

“Gripping.”

Press Association

“Coben’s storytelling is as moreish as ever”

The Sunday Times Culture

“A teeth-rattling ride.”

Peterborough Telegraph

“always enjoyable and compelling”

Morning Star

“Another masterful display from the master of smoke and mirrors fiction”

Irish Independent

“There is nothing quite as exciting as a brand new Harlen Coben…Brimming with plot twists, secret lives and untrustworthy confidantes, Fool Me Once centres around Maya Stern…badass and totally cool – she is a heroine you won’t be able to get enough of.”

Broadgate

“An outrageously stunning read, that takes a tight hold from the outset and continues to squeeze until the shockingly intense end.”

Lovereading.co.uk

“As ever, Coben ramps up the tension expertly.”

Thriller of the Week, Mail on Sunday

“[an] engaging and enjoyable read.”

From First Page to Last blog

“Slick, stylish and – ultimately – beautifully crafted and delivered, Harlan Coben’s Fool Me Once is tremendous crime novel of depth, pathos, shocks and surprises that will delight anyone who loves great crime fiction that’s made to make jaws drop in wonder.”

ChrisHigh.com

“Full of twists and turns… a gripping page-turner”

Daily Express

“Coben remains one of the most reliable thriller writers around and his standalones, like Fool Me Once, make it very easy to entice new readers on board.”

Crime Review

“I am a huge fan of Harlan Coben and have read just about all his books, and this one surpassed my expectations. This is a very clever and well thought out plot and kept me guessing right up to the very end.”

Promoting Crime Blog

“He takes you on a journey so detailed, and with such rich characters, that when the inevitable twist finally comes, it really stings. As the truth about that fateful night is revealed, it will leave you wondering if you can really trust anyone at all. Another must read from Camp Coben.”

Good To Know

“I am a huge fan of Harlan Coben and have read just about all his books, and this one surpassed my expectations. This is a very clever and well thought out plot and kept me guessing right up to the very end.”

The Mystery People

“Such a clever plot with so many twists.”

Woman


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