Drop Shot: A Myron Bolitar Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 28, 2008 - Fiction - 352 pages
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In the second Myron Bolitar novel from Edgar Award–winner Harlan Coben, a young woman’s tragic death spirals into a shattering drama of menace, secrets, and rage. Suddenly Myron is in over his head—and playing the most dangerous game of all.

“Engaging . . . hilarious.”—Los Angeles TimesBook Review

Once, Valerie Simpson’s tennis career skyrocketed; now, the headlines belong to a player from the wrong side of the tracks. But when Valerie is shot dead in cold blood and dropped outside the stadium at the U.S. Open, sports agent Myron Bolitar investigates the killing and uncovers a connection between the two players and a six-year-old murder at an exclusive mainline club. As Myron is drawn into the case—along with a dirty U.S. senator, a jealous mother, and the mob—he finds himself caught between a killer and the truth.

“Harlan Coben is the modern master of the hook-and-twist.”—Dan Brown
 

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User Review  - afarrington - LibraryThing

excellent book about Myron Bollitar who is trying to figure out the murder of a tennis star who was going to be a client. Very good story and mystery - actually didn't figure it out until he did! This is the second in the Myron Bollitar series. Read full review

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User Review  - dkcline - Overstock.com

Excellent! He keeps you guessing. You never know what is going to happen until the end. I am hooked on Harlan Cobens books. I would prefer an edited version though. Read full review

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Harlan Coben†is the winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony awards. His critically acclaimed novels have been published in forty-one languages around the world and have been number one bestsellers in more than half a dozen countries. In addition to the Myron Bolitar series (Deal Breaker, Drop Shot, Fade Away, Back Spin, One False Move, The Final Detail, Darkest Fear, Promise Me,Long Lost,†andLive Wire), Coben is also the author of the young adult Mickey Bolitar series including†Shelter†and†Seconds Away, and of†Miracle Cure, Play Dead, Tell No One, Gone for Good, No Second Chance, Just One Look, The Innocent, The Woods,Hold Tight,†Caught, and†Stay Close.

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