The Boy from the Woods (Paperback)Harlan Coben (author)
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE MATCH AND CREATOR OF HIT NETFLIX DRAMA STAY CLOSE
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...
Also featuring the character of Wilde: The Match - OUT NOW
'The absolute master' RICHARD OSMAN
'A helter-skelter of a read!' LISA JEWELL
'One of the all-time greats' GILLIAN FLYNN
'One of my favourites' JOHN GRISHAM
'At the top of his game' PETER JAMES
'Never lets you down' LEE CHILD
'Insanely readable' SUNDAY MIRROR
'Coben is a phenomenon' THE TIMES
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 277 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
Harlan Coben is the absolute master of huge twists and turns. - RICHARD OSMAN
Coben never, ever lets you down - LEE CHILD
If you liked The Stranger on Netflix, you’ll love this novel […] The novel is a splendid reminder that Coben is as brilliant at creating wonderful characters as he is at those textbook twists. - HEAT MAGAZINE
Thriller-lovers who just want some adrenaline to lift their spirits should escape with this riveting page-turner from the hugely popular author and screenwriter, Harlan Coben, who not only has more than 70 million books in print worldwide, but also recently brought us the hit TV series The Stranger and Safe on Netflix. - MAIL ONLINE
Harlan Coben’s thrillers are like intricately patterned knitting […] He has created a cracker of a hero in the aptly named Wilde […] Hopefully Wilde will return – Coben certainly leaves clues that he will. - THE TIMES
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