The Boy from the Woods

The Boy from the Woods

From the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series Stay Close

Summary

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE MATCH AND CREATOR OF HIT NETFLIX DRAMA STAY CLOSE
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Thirty years ago, a child was found in the New Jersey backwoods.

He had been living a feral existence, with no memory of how he got there or even who he is. Everyone just calls him Wilde.

Now a former soldier and security expert, he lives off the grid, shunned by the community - until they need him.

A child has gone missing. With her family suspecting she's just playing a disappearing game, nobody seems concerned except for criminal attorney Hester Crimstein. She contacts Wilde, asking him to use his unique skills to find the girl.

But even he can find no trace of her. One day passes, then a second, then a third.

On the fourth, a human finger shows up in the mail.

And now Wilde knows this is no game. It's a race against time to save the girl's life - and expose the town's dark trove of secrets...

Also featuring the character of Wilde: The Match - OUT NOW
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'The absolute master' RICHARD OSMAN
'A helter-skelter of a read!' LISA JEWELL
'One of the all-time greats' GILLIAN FLYNN
'One of my favourites' JOHN GRISHAM
'At the top of his game' PETER JAMES
'Never lets you down' LEE CHILD
'Insanely readable' SUNDAY MIRROR
'Coben is a phenomenon' THE TIMES

Reviews

  • Harlan Coben is the absolute master of huge twists and turns.
    RICHARD OSMAN

About the author

Harlan Coben

With more than seventy million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the worldwide number 1 bestselling author of numerous thrillers, including Don't Let Go, Home, and Fool Me Once, as well as the multi-award-winning Myron Bolitar series. His books are published in forty-three languages around the globe and are bestsellers in more than a dozen countries.

Coben is also the creator and executive producer of many television shows, including the Netflix Original dramas Stay Close and Harlan Coben's The Stranger starring Richard Armitage, Stephen Rea and Jennifer Saunders and the critically acclaimed Netflix Original drama Harlan Coben's Safe starring Michael C. Hall.

Coben is currently developing 14 projects, including Run Away, with Netflix in the US and internationally. He lives in New Jersey.
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