Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 1.15 in
Published: September 9, 2014
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0399256520
ISBN - 13: 9780399256523
Read from the Book
CHAPTER 1 Eight months ago, I watched my father’s coffin being lowered into the ground. Today I was watching it being dug back up. My uncle Myron stood next to me. Tears ran down his face. His brother was in that coffin—no, strike that, his brother was supposed to be in that coffin—a brother who supposedly died eight months ago, but a brother Myron hadn’t seen in twenty years. We were at the B’nai Jeshurun Cemetery in Los Angeles. It was not yet six in the morning, so the sun was just starting to rise. Why were we here so early? Exhuming a body, the authorities had explained to us, upsets people. You need to do it at a time of maximum privacy. That left late at night—uh, no thank you—or very early in the morning. Uncle Myron sniffled and wiped his eye. He looked as though he wanted to put his arm around me, so I slid a little farther away. I stared down at the dirt. Eight months ago, the world had held such promise. After a lifetime of traveling overseas, my parents decided to settle back in the United States so that I, as a sophomore in high school, would finally have real roots and real friends. It all changed in an instant. That was something I had learned the hard way. Your world doesn’t come apart slowly. It doesn’t gradually crumble or break into pieces. It can be destroyed in a snap of the fingers. So what happened? A car crash. My father died, my mother fell apart, and in the end, I was made to live in New Jersey w
From the Publisher
From internationally bestselling author Harlan Coben comes this third action-packed installment of his bestselling young adult series.
It’s been eight months since Mickey Bolitar witnessed the shocking, tragic death of his father. Eight months of lies, dark secrets, and unanswered questions. While he desperately wants answers, Mickey’s sophomore year of high school brings on a whole new set of troubles. Spoon is in the hospital, Rachel won’t tell him where he stands, his basketball teammates hate him . . . and then there’s Ema’s surprise announcement: She has an online boyfriend, and he’s vanished.
As he’s searching for Ema’s missing boyfriend (who may not even exist!), Mickey also gets roped into helping his nemesis, Troy Taylor, with a big problem. All the while, Mickey and his friends are pulled deeper into the mysteries surrounding the Abeona Shelter, risking their lives to find the answers—until the shocking climax, where Mickey finally comes face-to-face with the truth about his father.
About the Author
Harlan Coben (www.harlancoben.com) is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous adult novels and the young adult novels SHELTER and SECONDS AWAY. He has won the Edgar Award, Shamus Award, and Anthony Award—the first author to receive all three. His books are published in forty-one languages—with over 50 million copies in print worldwide—and have been #1 bestsellers in over a dozen countries. He lives in New Jersey.
Praise for Harlan Coben’s Found:
“Packed with plot and studded with cliffhangers, Coben''s third Mickey Bolitar thriller grabs readers in the opening chapter and never lets go.”—Kirkus Reviews
“This third Mickey Bolitar mystery starts at a swift pace and never lets up.”—Booklist Online