Six Years (Paperback)
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In Six Years, a masterpiece of modern suspense, Harlan Coben explores the depth and passion of lost love…and the secrets and lies at its heart.
Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor. Six years of keeping his promise to leave Natalie alone, and six years of tortured dreams of her life with her new husband, Todd.
But six years haven’t come close to extinguishing his feelings, and when Jake comes across Todd’s obituary, he can’t keep himself away from the funeral. There he gets the glimpse of Todd’s wife he’s hoping for…but she is not Natalie. Whoever the mourning widow is, she’s been married to Todd for almost two decades, and with that fact everything Jake thought he knew about the best time of his life—a time he has never gotten over—is turned completely inside out.
As Jake searches for the truth, his picture-perfect memories of Natalie begin to unravel. Mutual friends of the couple either can’t be found, or don’t remember Jake. No one has seen Natalie in years. Jake’s search for the woman who broke his heart, who lied to him, soon puts his very life at risk as it dawns on him that the man he has become may be based on a carefully constructed fiction.
Harlan Coben once again delivers a shocking page-turner that deftly explores the power of past love, and the secrets and lies that such love can hide.
About the Author
With more than seventy million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of thirty novels, including the Myron Bolitar series and a series aimed at young adults featuring Myron's newphew, Mickey Bolitar. His books are published in forty-three languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in more than a dozen countries. The winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Awards, he lives in New Jersey.
Praise for Six Years
“With Six Years, the author shows once more how it’s done...furious plot twists...[a] subtle stunner.”—The Washington Post
“While Six Years is certainly a thriller, it is also very much a love story.”—Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
“This is Coben's Vertigo; his masterpiece.”—The Providence Journal
“Don’t wait six years to read what might be Coben’s best since Tell No One.”—Library Journal
“Coben pulls off his patented hat trick of putting one word after another in a way that keeps you looking for that next work until it’s way past your bedtime.”—The Charlotte Observer
“You can always count on Coben for keep-you-up-all-night thrillers, and this one’s no different. It reminded me, in good ways, of last summer’s smash hit Gone Girl, with clever twists and a denouement that’s jaw-dropping.”—The Dallas Morning News