The Stranger

The Stranger

Large Print - 2015 | Large Print edition.
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The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2015.
Edition: Large Print edition.
ISBN: 9781410476234
Characteristics: 499 pages ; 23 cm.
499 pages ; 23 cm.


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Jul 26, 2019

I have read a couple of well written books by Harlan Coben. The Stranger did not appeal to me due to the early on manipulations of the stranger. Nasty business! I never even finished the book and did not wish to. NO STARS!!!

Apr 27, 2019

Also a good read...5 stars...cant stay long, have another Coben novel to get to. Happy Reading!

Mar 22, 2019

A bit too long and drawn out, very repetitive in places. The ending was a bit surprising, and not too satisfactory.

Dec 08, 2018

This is the first book from this author that I have read . I really liked it from the 1st chapter and I had to keep reading after each chapter ended. The end was okay not too satisfying but maybe that wasn't the intention . Still would recommend , its a great page turner where time will just fly by when reading .

Oct 12, 2018

One of my favourite authors. This book doesn't disappoint.

Aug 23, 2018

I can't say I've ever been disappointed in a Harlan Coben novel, but I wasn't a fan of this one really.....difference maybe being I didn't read it, I listened to the audio book (although the reader was good)....I just felt so frustrated throughout and then Adam suddenly had an epiphany which I found abrupt. Twisty, I guess (like all Harlan Coben books), but not my favourite for sure....

JCLColleenO Jul 06, 2017

When Adam is approached by a stranger in a bar who tells him a devastating secret about his wife, he is mostly incredulous but suspicious. When he finds out the secret is true, his perfect wife leaves suddenly for “a few days” and we spend most of the book wondering where she is. Adam can’t really go to the police, as her most recent text says she needs some space for a brief time – so it looks like a voluntary separation. Meanwhile, a couple of other people learn dark secrets about their family life from the same stranger – and now we’re really hooked into how is he learning this stuff and what is he up to? Before it’s over, things do start to tie together; and when a lady cop from out of town befriends Adam, and helps try to find his wife, things finally resolve – but not in a way Hollywood might have done it. Throughout, the pages turn rapidly; and when we start taking the book with us everywhere, that means it’s a real pleaser.

Dec 15, 2016

A pretty good thriller-mystery, until the end. The big reveal was not as satisfying as its lead up. The ending wasn't bad, but there were not enough subtle hints at who the primary antagonist actually was. There was a lot of info on where the story leads you, but little scraps as far as who was really behind it all.

Not bad, but not great either.

Jun 21, 2016

Enjoyed it, but a few things bugged me about it. The ending was a surprise but not enjoyable.

May 31, 2016

I agree with most of the comments it was good...a few twists...I enjoyed the ending..I didn't see that coming..

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Jun 26, 2015

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