A former tennis protege is murdered at the US OPEN -- and Myron?s client, who was playing at the time, is the main suspect...
Myron Bolitar #2
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Featuring: Myron Bolitar
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Valerie Simpson is a young female tennis star with a
troubled past who's now on the verge of a comeback and
wants Myron as her agent. Myron, who's also got the
hottest young male tennis star, Duane Richwood, primed to
take his first grand slam tournament, couldn't be happier.
That is, until Valerie is murdered in broad daylight at
the U.S. Open and Myron's number one client becomes the
number one suspect.
Clearing Duane's name should be
easy enough. Duane was playing in a match at the time of
Valerie's death. But why is his phone number in Valerie's
black book when he claims only to have known her in
passing? Why was she calling him from a phone booth on the
street? The police stop caring once they pin the murder on
a man known for having stalked Valerie and seen talking to
her moments before the murder. But Myron isn't satisfied.
It seems too clean for him.
Myron pries a bit and
finds himself prying open the past where six years before,
Valerie's fiancee, the son of a senator, was brutally
murdered by a juvenile delinquent and a straight-A student
was subsequently gunned down on the street in retaliation,
his death squandered in bureaucratic files. And everyone
from the Senator to the mob want Myron to stop
The truth beneath the truth is not only
dangerous, it's deadly. And Myron may be the next
In novels that crackle with wit and
suspense, Edgar Award winner Harlan Coben has created one
of the most fascinating and complex heroes in suspense
fictionâ€”Myron Bolitarâ€”a hotheaded, tenderhearted sports
agent who grows more and more engaging and unpredictable
with each page-turning appearance.
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