Live Wire

Live Wire

Book - 2011
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Watch a video #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben proves once again that "nobody writes them better" in a thriller that asks a provocative question: Is a pretty lie better than the ugly truth?

Harlan Coben published his first Myron Bolitar thriller, Deal Breaker , in 1995, introducing a hero that would captivate millions. Over the years we have watched Myron walk a tight rope between sports agent, friend, problem solver and private eye, his big heart quick to defend his client's interests so fiercely that he can't help but jump in to save them, no matter the cost.

When former tennis star Suzze T and her rock star husband, Lex, encounter an anonymous Facebook post questioning the paternity of their unborn child, Lex runs off, and Suzze - at eight months pregnant - asks Myron to save her marriage, and perhaps her husband's life. But when he finds Lex, he also finds someone he wasn't looking for: his sister-in-law, Kitty, who along with Myron's brother abandoned the Bolitar family long ago.

As Myron races to locate his missing brother while their father clings to life, he must face the lies that led to the estrangement - including the ones told by Myron himself. If we thought we knew Myron Bolitar, Coben now proves we didn't. An electric, stay-up-all night thriller that unfolds at a breakneck pace, Live Wire proves that Harlan Coben still has the ability to shock us anew.

*Associated Press
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2011
ISBN: 9780525952060
Branch Call Number: F COB
Characteristics: 375 p. ; 24 cm


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Jan 20, 2021

10 Myron Bolitar Series

Oct 12, 2016

I'm on my second trip through the series. The dialog is great, a la Robert Parker. Highly recommended!

Be sure to check out Coben's other "stand alone" novels.

Mar 24, 2016

Coben interweaves the lives of his characters into an excellent mystery. Myron and Win do the digging to distinguish truth from lies. Worth reading as is the case with most of this author's books.

May 16, 2013

This series is good. I hated jumping to the end on this series. Now I am in the process of back tracking which I do not care to do, but for this author I will make an exception. The exchange between Will and Myron is whitty and hilarious. Good book. Hope all enjoy, because I did.

cynda111 Jan 18, 2012

Originally checked out 01/04/2012, extended twice, due 01/25/2012

Jan 12, 2012

Entertaining if somewhat loose narrative with decent dialogue. Author moves the story along inserting quirky plot twists, and draws interesting characters.

I smell a B movie here - but will watch for subsequent offrings from Coben.

Sep 21, 2011

I really liked the book. He is one author that I can't figure out who did it, because he got twists in the books. I am glad that there is another installment of " Mickey" to happen in Shelter and that shall be good too. I like Win and how he is always a mile ahead of the game..

Sep 03, 2011

For people who have already read that book, what age group do you think this series would be approite for? young adult or a adult?

Sep 01, 2011

I said I couldn't put down "The Help". This one I couldn't put down more!
Is the author trying to end this series??! Not for the first time, the ending makes you think "wait a minute, how's our adventures going to continue after that?" Up until the ending, however, it was totally enjoyable.

Sep 01, 2011

I thought it was okay but definitely not one of Coben's best

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