We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Sometimes the ugliest truth is better than the prettiest of lies… From the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author of SIX YEARS.

A beautiful woman walking into Myron Bolitar’s office asking for help should have been a dream come true. Only this woman, Suzze T, is in tears – and eight months pregnant…

Suzze’s rock star husband has disappeared, and she fears the rumours questioning her baby’s paternity have driven him away. For Myron, questions of fatherhood couldn’t hit closer to home. His own father is clinging precariously to life, and the brother who abandoned the family years ago has resurfaced – with danger following close behind. Myron is soon forced to confront deep secrets in Suzze’s past, his family’s mortality – and his own…

Reviews

Harlan Coben specialises in rousing the snake that lurks in the perfectly cut grass of American suburbia ... Coben makes you care about them but never neglects a plot that is full of his trademark shocks
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Harlan Coben is the modern master of the hook-and-twist - luring you in on the first page, only to shock you on the last
Dan Brown
[A] brilliantly tense, beautifully written new mystery for Coben - possibly the most joyously readable crime writer in the world right now
HEAT
In the hands of Harlan Coben you are kept guessing - and intrigued - until the last line
GUARDIAN