Investigator and sports agent Myron Bolitar is poised on the edge of the
big-time. So is Christian Steele, a rookie quarterback and Myron's prized
client. But when Christian gets a phone call from a former girlfriend, a
woman who everyone, including the police, believes is dead, the deal
starts to go sour.
Suddenly Myron is up against the dark side of his business - where
image and talent make you rich, but the truth can get you killed.
Valerie Simpson is a young female tennis star with a troubled past who's now on the verge of a comeback and wants Myron as her agent. Myron couldn't be happier - he's also got the hottest male tennis star, Duane Richwood, on his books. That is, until Valerie is murdered in broad daylight at the U.S. Open and Myron's number one client becomes the number one suspect.
As Myron begins to investigate he uncovers hidden truths and soon realises that these secrets are not only dangerous, they're deadly.
Myron Bolitar once had a promising career as a sportsman, until an
accident forced him to quit. After a spell in the FBI he now runs his own
business. Then Myron is approached to find Greg Downing, a fellow sports star who has vanished, before news of his disappearance gets out.
In Greg's house Myron finds blood in the basement.And when
he discovers the body of a woman, he begins to unravel the strange,
violent world of a national hero gone wrong, as he comes face-to-face with a past he can't re-live, and a present he may not survive.
Harlan Coben [in author font]
'A masterful balance of impeccably story-telling and flawless characterisation. There's no such thing as the perfect thriller, but Harlan Coben is as close as it gets.' Daily Record
Harlan Coben is the most exciting talent in crime writing. He is an international number one bestseller, gracing the lists of both the Sunday Times and the New York Times. His books are published in over forty languages and there are more than 47 million of his novels in print worldwide. Harlan lives in New Jersey with his family.
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