By Tim Machin, Harlan Coben, Orion Publishing Group Limited
It's been six years due to the fact that leisure agent Myron Bolitar final performed superhero. In six years he hasn’t thrown a punch. He hasn’t held, less fired, a gun. He hasn’t known as his pal Win, nonetheless the scariest guy he is familiar with, to again him up or get him out of hassle.
All that's approximately to alter . . . due to a promise.
The tuition yr is sort of over. frightened households watch for notice of faculty acceptances. In those final pressure-cooker months of highschool, a few youngsters will make the all-too-common and all-too-dangerous mistake of ingesting and using. yet Myron is decided to aid retain his pals’ teenagers secure, so he makes local ladies promise him: in the event that they are ever in a bind yet are afraid to name their mom and dad, they have to name him.
Several nights later, the decision comes at 2:00 am, and real to his observe, Myron selections up one of many women in midtown long island and drives her to a quiet cul-de-sac in New Jersey the place she says her buddy lives.
The subsequent day, the girl’s mom and dad observe that their daughter is lacking. And that Myron was once the final individual to determine her. wanting to satisfy a well-intentioned promise grew to become nightmarishly mistaken, Myron races to discover her ahead of she’s long past perpetually. yet his prior are not buried so simply - for difficulty has constantly stalked him, and his family frequently endure. Now Myron needs to make a decision as soon as and for all who he's and what he'll get up for if he's to have any wish of saving a tender girl’s life.
“Harlan Coben is the trendy grasp of the hook-and-twist - luring you in at the first web page, in basic terms to surprise you at the last.” - Dan Brown, writer of The Da Vinci Code