Audio Book (CD)
2.35 × 2 × 0.44 in
July 3, 2007
Random House Audio Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0739341189
ISBN - 13: 9780739341186
Read from the Book
AUGUST 30 Myron hunched his shoulders and slurred his words. "I am not a baby-sitter," he said. "I am a sports agent."Norm Zuckerman looked pained. "Was that supposed to be Bela Lugosi?""The Elephant Man," Myron said."Damn, that was awful. And who said anything about being a baby-sitter? Did I say the word baby-sitter or baby-sitting or for that matter any form of the verb to baby-sit or noun or even the word baby or the word sit or sat or--"Myron held up a hand. "I get the point, Norm."They sat under a basket at Madison Square Garden in those cloth-and-wood directors' chairs that have stars' names on the back. Their chairs were set high so that the net from the basket almost tickled Myron's hair. A model shoot was going on at half-court. Lots of those umbrella lights and tall, bony women-cum-children and tripods and people huffing and fluffing about. Myron waited for someone to mistake him for a model. And waited."A young woman may be in danger," Norm said. "I need your help."Norm Zuckerman was approaching seventy and as CEO of Zoom, a megasize sports manufacturing conglomerate, he had more money than Trump. He looked, however, like a beatnik trapped in a bad acid trip. Retro, Norm had explained earlier, was cresting, and he was catching the wave by wearing a psychedelic poncho, fatigue pants, love beads, and an earring with a dangling peace sign. Groovy, man. His black-to-gray beard was unruly enough to nest beetle larvae, his hair newly curled like something out of a bad p
From the Publisher
She's smart, beautiful, and she doesn't need a man to look after her. But sports agent Myron Bolitar has come into her life—big time. Now Myron's next move may be his last—
Brenda Slaughter is no damsel in distress. Myron Bolitar is no bodyguard. But Myron has agreed to protect the bright, strong, beautiful basketball star. And he's about to find out if he's man enough to unravel the tragic riddle of her life.
Twenty years before, Brenda's mother deserted her. And just as Brenda is making it to the top of the women's pro basketball world, her father disappears too. A big-time New York sports agent with a foundering love life, Myron has a professional interest in Brenda. Then a personal one. But between them isn't just the difference in their backgrounds or the color of their skin. Between them is a chasm of corruption and lies, a vicious young mafioso on the make, and one secret that some people are dying to keep—and others are killing to protect....
From the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Bestselling mystery/thriller author Harlan Coben was born in Newark, New Jersey on January 4, 1962. After graduating from Amherst College as a political science major, he worked in the travel industry in a company owned by his grandfather. His popular series featuring the sports agent Myron Bolitar debuted in 1995. Coben's novel Tell No One was turned into the multiple award-winning 2006 French film Ne le dis à personne. He is also the first author to win the Edgar Award, Shamus Award, and Anthony Award.
Advance praise for Edgar Award winner Harlan Coben and One False Move:
"If you've been entertaining doubts about the future of the mystery--fuhgeddaboutit! It's in good hands with Harlan Coben."
"Myron Bolitar is one of the most engaging heroes in mystery fiction.
One False Move is a blast from start to finish."
"The world needs to discover Harlan Coben. He's smart, he's funny and he has something to say."
From the Hardcover edition.