"I read [Harlan Coben's] new book RUN AWAY straight
through without moving. It's RIVETING."
"Brilliantly executed...might be the best book Harlan Coben has ever written. For such a master storyteller, that's a high bar indeed but one Coben effortlessly crests...[Run Away
] features an effortlessness and fluidity that define everything great storytelling should be. A fantastic read and early contender for the best thriller of 2019."—Providence Sunday Journal
"Harlan Coben is a master at taking what seems to be an ordinary family and exposing the facade and secrets that are buried just below the surface. With Run Away
, his writing and storytelling are firing on all cylinders and the seemingly straightforward tale takes a sharp turn when it's least expected. The narrative continues to navigate that twisty mountainous road until the shocking conclusion."—Associated Press
"One major bombshell awaits in the last few paragraphs. It's a secret so major that it will leave readers wondering how they would handle it long after they put the book down."
"[A] greased-lightning domestic thriller."
"[A] bombshell-laden thriller...the sheer amount of jaw-dropping plot twists is impressive...the breakneck pacing and audaciously intricate story line will have readers on the edge of their seats."
"A twisty, edge-of-your-seat thriller...to say more would ruin the sheer genius of...an absolutely brilliant, taut thriller that begs to be read in one sitting."
—Library Journal (starred review)
"The modern master of the hook and twist."
"Coben never, ever lets you down -- but this one is really special."
"Solid Coben, with clever plotting and dead-on
"Coben serves up characters and plot turns that
are startlingly inventive. All of this keeps the book springing fast ones on
the reader down to the last word."
"The world needs to
discover Harlan Coben. He's smart, he's funny and he has something to say."
"I'm a huge Harlan Coben fan, and I just finished Run Away
--maybe my all-time favorite of his! In addition to the incredible twists and surprises that he is famous for, the book is a powerful and emotional portrait of a father's anguish at losing his daughter, and the limitless lengths that parents will go in order to save their child from danger. Impossible to put down!"—S. A. Lelchuk, Entertainment Weekly
"This page turner reminded me of the Saturday matinee movie serials with each chapter leaving you breathless at the conclusion...RUN AWAY is a pip."
—David Rothenburg, WBAI Radio
"Another Coben classic -- you'll tear through it -- and wish it could last."
—George Stephanopoulos, Good Morning America
"What you will find in RUN AWAY as things
progress and conclude would be more than enough to keep you reading and
entertained throughout, but you will get even more than you might reasonably
"Coben's work is full of the unexpected...easily
moves back and forth between heart-breaking and heart-pounding."
"Fans of Coben--and there are many--will not be disappointed...RUN AWAY is a gripping, edge-of-your-seat thriller with many twists and turns."
"Being a master, Coben knows how to hook readers
from the opening line...readers are lucky to go along for the ride."
—New Jersey Star Ledger
by Harlan Coben proves once again he is a master storyteller...exciting and riveting. Readers will be unable to put the book down."—Crimespree Magazine
"When it comes to misdirection and catching readers off guard, no one's better than Harlan Coben, who continues to land unexpected twists and shocking reveals. Fast-paced and helplessly entertaining, Run Away
is everything his readers have come to expect and then some."—The Real Book Spy
is a novel you should plan to read from start to finish, because there is absolutely no convenient place to stop reading. Once you're in, you're there for the duration."—Winnipeg Free Press
"Coben is a masterful storyteller who switches smoothly
between sets of characters, keeping the reader engaged and intrigued. Even
the secondary characters are interesting and believable. Like an
old-fashioned Agatha Christie, Coben's book challenges the reader to figure out
what's going on. But the action also ratchets up the suspense with some scenes
—New York Journal of Books
"Coben is particularly adroit at documenting the heartbeat of a longtime marriage."
"Yet another fantastic thriller from the master."
confirms one of the world's finest thriller writers is at the very top of his game."—Peter James
"Wonderful . . . yet another winner."
"Few of Harlan Coben's thrillers are anything less than gripping, but every now and again he writes one that exceeds his own high standards. Run Away
is one."—The Times Online