The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben audiobook

The Boy from the Woods

By Harlan Coben
Read by Steven Weber

Brilliance Audio 9781538748145
10.13 Hours 1
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A man with a mysterious past must find a missing teenage girl in this shocking thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Run Away. Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn't know where he comes from, and another child has gone missing. No one seems to take Naomi Pine's disappearance seriously, not even her father-with one exception. Hester Crimstein, a television criminal attorney, knows through her grandson that Naomi was relentlessly bullied at school. Hester asks Wilde-with whom she shares a tragic connection-to use his unique skills to help find Naomi. Wilde can't ignore an outcast in trouble, but in order to find Naomi he must venture back into the community where he has never fit in, a place where the powerful are protected even when they harbor secrets that could destroy the lives of millions . . . secrets that Wilde must uncover before it's too late.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestseller

A #1 Amazon.com bestseller in Domestic Thrillers

A New York Times Bestseller in Audio

An iBooks bestseller in Mystery Thrillers

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

A USA Today bestseller

A man with a mysterious past must find a missing teenage girl in this shocking thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Run Away.

Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn't know where he comes from, and another child has gone missing.

No one seems to take Naomi Pine's disappearance seriously, not even her father-with one exception. Hester Crimstein, a television criminal attorney, knows through her grandson that Naomi was relentlessly bullied at school. Hester asks Wilde-with whom she shares a tragic connection-to use his unique skills to help find Naomi.

Wilde can't ignore an outcast in trouble, but in order to find Naomi he must venture back into the community where he has never fit in, a place where the powerful are protected even when they harbor secrets that could destroy the lives of millions . . . secrets that Wilde must uncover before it's too late.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

[Harlan Coben is] the modern master of the hook and twist."―Dan Brown
Every time you think Harlan Coben couldn't get any better at uncoiling a whip snake of a page-turner, he comes along with a new novel that somehow surpasses its predecessor."―San Francisco Chronicle
Harlan's a great thriller writer . . . one of my favorites."―John Grisham
Intense from the first page, with dramatic plot twists . . . Fans of complex heroes caught up in world-changing events will relish this latest from a master storyteller."―Library Journal, Starred Review
Count on Coben to serve up a once-you-start-you-can't-stop mystery/thriller. He introduces a new character that only he could pull off: a New Jersey version of Tarzan."―Forbes
The world needs to discover Harlan Coben. He's smart, he's funny and he has something to say."―Michael Connelly
Coben never, ever lets you down."―Lee Child
I liked [The Boy from the Woods] a lot!"―Stephen King
“The Weber-Coben pairing makes for a super suspenseful listen…Weber masterfully gives Hester a big attitude and a strong New York accent. His acting talents also shine in his performance of sulky, awkward teenagers and class bullies. Weber is perfectly in step with the pace of the action. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile
The Boy from the Woods is as much an action as a psychological thriller, as much a riveting read as a superb character study in which Coben challenges himself by taking his story outside his suburban comfort zone. A must-read for any mystery or thriller fan."―Providence Journal
"The Weber-Coben pairing makes for a super suspenseful listen.… [Steven] Weber is perfectly in step with the pace of the action, which is interspersed with touching relationship scenes and terrifying depictions of the vulnerability that arises from our reliance on social media for our facts. AudioFile Magazine
The crafty Coben knows how to weave a compelling story with intriguing characters, and Wilde is one of his best . . . The narrative veers into such unexpected directions that even a true thriller aficionado will not see the multiple surprises the ending delivers." ―Associated Press
“Coben knows how to weave a compelling story with intriguing characters, and Wilde is one of his best…The narrative veers into such unexpected directions that even a true thriller aficionado will not see the multiple surprises the ending delivers.” Associated Press
“This riveting, action-packed novel…is intense from the first page, with dramatic plot twists eerily reminiscent of current political and social scandals.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Coben is excellent, as always, at showing the perils of the everyday and the bit-by-bit escalations of cruelty.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Harlan Coben

Author Bio: Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including nine novels that have made the #1 New York Times bestsellers list. He is the winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony awards, and in 2010, Live Wire won the world’s most lucrative crime fiction award, the RBA International Prize for Crime Writing, worth €125,000. His books are published in forty-one languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in over a dozen countries.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 10.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English