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BOOK REVIEW – Seconds Away by Harlan Coben

By Marty Mulrooney


Seconds Away is the follow-up to the 2011 novel Shelter by Harlan Coben (Tell No One). Written for young adults but still accessible to older readers too – the main protagonist of both books is Mickey Bolitar, nephew of former basketball player turned sports agent Myron Bolitar, whom many of Coben’s regular fans will be familiar with – this highly anticipated sequel delves deeper still into the world of the mysterious Abeona Shelter, as three unlikely teenage heroes try to solve an ongoing murder investigation and hunt down the Butcher of Lodz…


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BOOK REVIEW – Shelter by Harlan Coben

By Marty Mulrooney


Shelter is the first instalment in a new series of books aimed at young adults, written by best-selling author Harlan Coben (Tell No One). Coben has previously written several books based around former basketball player turned sports agent Myron Bolitar – in Shelter, the focus shifts to Myron’s estranged nephew Mickey Bolitar, whose father Brad has recently died in a mysterious car accident. A standalone story that is accessible both to newcomers and those familiar with Coben’s work, Shelter follows Mickey as he struggles to make friends, find his missing girlfriend and discover the truth behind his father’s death…


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