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Books By Harlan Coben – The Myron Bolitar Series

Updated on March 16, 2011
Long Lost by Harlan Coben
Long Lost by Harlan Coben

Books By Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is a bestselling author from America. He has written over 16 novels to date which includes the Myron Bolitar series of books. He is best known as the author of compelling mysteries and thrillers which so far have been set in and around the areas of New York and New Jersey.

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About The Author

Harlan Coben was born January 4, 1962 in Newark which is in New Jersey. He went to study at AmherstCollege and graduated with a degree majoring in political science. His previous career saw him working within the travel industry where he worked for his grandfather’s company.

After realizing that he really enjoyed writing during his college years, Harlan went on and got his first works published when he was 26 years old.

He is now a full time writer and lives in New Jersey with his wife, Anne Armstrong-Coben MD, a paediatrician, and their 4 children.

The Myron Bolitar Series

There are currently 10 novels in the Myron Bolitar collection of books.

The first novel was published in 1995 when it was not only nominated but also won the Anthony Award For Best Paperback Original.

The current titles in the Myron Bolitar Collection along with the date that they were published are as follows:

  • Deal Breaker (1995)
  • Drop Shot (1996)
  • Fade Away (1996)
  • Back Spin (1997)
  • One False Move (1998)
  • The Final Detail (1999)
  • Darkest Fear (2000)
  • Promise Me (2006
  • Long Lost (2009)

Who Is Myron Bolitar?

Myron Bolitar is a sports agent who now runs his own company called MBSportsReps. During the course of his work he ends up carrying out the tasks and assignments that are usually required of a private investigator.

Myron used to be a star basketball player while he was at college but he suffered from a serious knee injury that saw his potentially glittering career end prematurely.

He went on to study at Harvard Law School and eventually ended up becoming a sports agent. During the course of his work, he faces a lot of situations where he is forced to help his clients out of some particularly dangerous dilemmas.

This is when he turns into a modern day detective where he uses his skills and the assistance of his fiends and colleagues in order to uncover conspiracies and help to clear the name of his clients.

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Other Characters In The Books

The other characters that feature regularly in the novels are Win, Esperanza and Jessica Culver.

Win is characterised as a preppy and WASP type figure who typically wears khaki pants with causal loafers. He is in fact a very wealthy man and runs his own company called Locke-Horne Securities. He is very good friends with Myron and is always on hand to help out with both IT related issues as well as any physical stuff as he is a very capable fighter.

Esperanza works as Myron’s business associate. She started out as a beautiful model before she ended up becoming a professional wrestler on the female circuit.

Jessica Culver is his on again / off again girlfriend. They have been seeing each other on and off for a number of years.

Harlan Coben has fans all over the world. He has won numerous awards for his work and continues to write high quality thrillers that are entertaining page turners.


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