Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Darkest Fear by Harlan Coben

Myron Bolitar's ex, Emily Downing, tells him he's the father of her son, a dying 13-year old boy. Jeremy is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant, but the donor vanishes without a trace. Staggered by this news, Myron plunges into a search for the missing donor that leads him into a mystery involving a broken family, a brutal kidnapping spree, and the FBI.

I wasn't really that into this book when I first started reading it ... it was a bit of a slow starter. But, by the end I was hooked. And in fabulous twisty writing style, the end was not the end, there were at least another 40 pages where the satisfactory expected ending got pulled apart and re-written. Definitely an enjoyable read!

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Lopz said...

I tagged you - check out today's post for details.

phillygirl said...

@lopz - yes, I saw ... The Divine Miss M tagged me for the same thing too. I'll think about it, but Meme's don't really do it for me :)

I thought your 6 words were brilliant tho!

phillygirl said...

ps. Meme for those not up on the lingo.

Anonymous said...

I haven't seen that book in stores, then again I wasn't looking so I'll have to make it my next read!

phillygirl said...

@jane - Loulou bought it for book club in early March, so I'm sure it's around :)

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