Fool Me Once

Category: Book
By (author): Coben, Harlan
Subject:  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
  FICTION / Thrillers / General
  FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Publisher: Dutton
Published: August 2016
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.51in x 4.25in x 0.93in
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From The Publisher*#1 New York Times bestseller Harlan Coben delivers his next impossible-to-put-down thriller.

You think you know the truth. The truth is you know nothing.
In the course of eight consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, millions of readers have discovered Harlan Coben's page-turning thrillers, filled with his trademark edge-of-your-seat suspense and gut-wrenching emotion. In Fool Me Once, Coben once again outdoes himself.
Former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya's husband, Joe-who was brutally murdered two weeks earlier. The provocative question at the heart of the mystery: Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to? To find the answer, Maya must finally come to terms with deep secrets and deceit in her own past before she can face the unbelievable truth about her husband-and herself.

From the Hardcover edition.
Review Quote*Praise for Harlan Coben and his novels

"Coben is simply one of the all-time greats-pick up any one of his thrillers and you'll find a riveting, twisty, surprising story with a big, beating heart at its core."  -Gillian Flynn, bestselling author of Gone Girl

"Coben is like a skilled magician saving the best, most stunning trick for the very end." -Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Fool Me Once

"Coben hits the bull's eye again...masterfully paced plotting...a tale guaranteed to fool even the craftiest readers a lot more than once." -Kirkus (starred review) on Fool Me Once 

"Coben proves his thriller mastery once more." -Entertainment Weekly

"Harlan Coben, master of the suburban thriller, has written another compelling and twist-filled tale with ‘Fool Me Once.'…The unpredictability of the story will keep readers literally turning the pages to try and figure out what is really going on. Even those savvy enough to figure out some of the ending will not uncover everything, and the whopper of a payoff not only will have jaws dropping, but also demonstrates Coben's skill as a writer." -Associated Press on Fool Me Once

"Coben has done it again with this fast-paced, smart thriller." -Library Journal (starred review) on Fool Me Once

"Harlan Coben has long been the master of the jaw-dropping twist. But in "Fool Me Once," he knocks our legs out from under us as well…"Fool Me Once" just might be his crowning achievement." -Providence Journal 

"This was one of Coben's greatest unexpected endings!" -Suspense Magazine

"Harlan Coben is a master of his craft and a wizard with words… 'Fool Me Once' is him at his best and there is no shame in having him trick us one more time. In fact most of us will be begging him to fool us again and again and again." -Jackie K. Cooper, Book Critic, The Huffington Post

"Master of 'the hook'" -Charlotte Observer

"Coben describes Adam's search for the truth behind these allegations - and the identity of the person who made them - with masterly skill, springing surprises, raising stakes, seamlessly integrating other victims of the 'stranger' into Adam's tale. He's also a smooth, funny writer."
-New York Times Book Review on The Stranger

"[T]horoughly entertaining." -Publishers Weekly on The Stranger

From the Hardcover edition.
Biographical NoteWith over 70 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty-five previous novels. His last nine consecutive novels have all debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and lists around the world. His books are published in 43 languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in over a dozen countries.

From the Hardcover edition.