Harlan Coben in conversation with Meg Gardiner

For every copy of RUN AWAY purchased at the event, Harlan will donate $5 to support two favorite charities: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and Pony Power Therapies. Click on the links to find out more about these wonderful causes.

Harlan Coben will sign and discuss Run Away (Grand Central; $29).

With over 70 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the perennial # 1 New York Times bestselling author of thirty novels including Fool Me OnceTell No OneDon’t Let Go, the renowned Myron Bolitar series and the Mickey Bolitar series for young adults.  His books are published in 43 languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in more than a dozen countries. 

Coben is also the creator and executive producer of several television shows, including the critically acclaimed Netflix Original drama Safe, starring Michael C. Hall.  He recently signed a deal with Netflix to develop and executive produce 14 more projects with them, including RUN AWAY.

Coben has received an eclectic variety of honors from all over the world.   Coben is the first author to win all three prestigious mystery/thriller book awards  - Edgar Award, Shamus Award and Anthony Award.  He was the president of the inaugural CANNESERIES Official Competition Jury in April 2018.  In Paris, he was awarded the prestigious Vermeil Medal of Honor for contributions to culture and society by the Mayor of Paris.  He won the El Premio del Novela Negra RBA in Spain, the Grand Prix de Lectrices in France, and the CWA/ITV3 Bestseller Dagger for favorite crime novelist in England.  On the other end of the spectrum, Little League Baseball inducted him into their Hall of Excellence in 2013 and he is also a member of the New England Basketball Hall of Fame from his playing days at Amherst College.  In May 2018, he will be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.  For more information about Harlan Coben, visit his website here


Meg Gardiner was born in Oklahoma and raised in Santa Barbara, California. She graduated from Stanford University and Stanford Law School.

She practiced law in Los Angeles and taught writing at the University of California Santa Barbara. She’s a former collegiate cross-country runner and a three time Jeopardy! champion. She divides her time between London and Austin, Texas.

Event date: 

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 5:30pm

Event address: 

Houston, TX 77005
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Run Away Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538748466
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 19th, 2019

Simon Greene's daughter is an addict. She is also missing. Desperate to find and save her, he dives headfirst into a dark underworld of drugs, crime, murder, lies and secrets.

This one was a rollercoaster, and kept me hooked until the twist which is only revealed in the last couple of pages.

A great read, if you like Linwood Barclay, you will definitely like Harlan Coben! - Rebecca

Don't Let Go: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101984277
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Published: Dutton - May 22nd, 2018


With unmatched suspense and emotional insight, Harlan Coben explores the big secrets and little lies that can destroy a relationship, a family, and even a town in this powerful new thriller.

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ISBN: 9781101984260
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Published: Dutton - May 30th, 2017

Ten years after the high-profile kidnapping of two young boys, only one returns home in this gripping #1 New York Times bestselling Myron Bolitar thriller from the bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix drama The Stranger.

UNSUB: A Novel (An UNSUB Novel #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101985540
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Published: Dutton - January 2nd, 2018

A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer, about a young detective determined to apprehend the serial murderer who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier.

Into the Black Nowhere: A Novel (An UNSUB Novel #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101985557
Published: Dutton - January 30th, 2018

In this exhilarating thriller inspired by real-life serial killer Ted Bundy, FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix faces off against a charming, merciless serial killer.