Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

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Mike and Tia Baye decide to spy on their son Adam, who has become moody and withdrawn since his friend’s suicide. The software they install on his computer exposes every website visited, every e-mail and instant message sent or received. But each keystroke draws them deeper into a maze of mayhem and violence that could destroy them all.

 

About Harlan Coben

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Harlan Coben is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty previous novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Stay Close, Live Wire, Caught, Long Lost, and Hold Tight, as well as the Myron Bolitar series and, more recently, a series aimed at young adults featuring Myron’s nephew, Mickey Bolitar. The winner of the Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony awards, he lives in New Jersey.
 
Published April 15, 2008 by Signet. 444 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction
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Once they can follow his every keystroke, visit every site he has logged onto and read every e-mail he has sent and received, they quickly realize that Adam is keeping dangerous secrets from them—so dangerous, in fact, that when he goes AWOL one night and refuses to answer his cell phone, Mike sn...

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That same night, Mike is beaten and almost killed in an alley while trying to follow the son of a local policeman and one of Adam’s school buddies.

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Not long after a tenebrous IM arrives, Mike tries to shelter Adam and keep him home, but instead Adam takes off.

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Coben dives deeply into the parental pool in this novel, bringing up and discussing all the myriad questions parents have to deal with on a daily basis when it comes to protecting and guiding children.

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When I picked up Hold Tight I had no intention of reading it in the Barnes and Noble café while waiting for my lunch order of spinach quiche to appear at my table (yes, the staff treats me rather well, and I tip them for the kindness and acknowledge them with their managers and corporate).

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Book Reporter

Harlan Coben has had a remarkable run since 2001, when TELL NO ONE increased his already considerable army of readers one hundredfold.

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Huffington Post

The reader almost forgets this is a thriller, but Adam Baye's disappearance triggers a series of seemingly unrelated threats to Mike Baye.

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About.com

Mike and Tia's suspicions that something serious is going on in Adam's life are bad enough, but when Adam's best pal Spencer Hill commits suicide on the high school roof, alarm bells peal.

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Afraid of losing their son, Mike and Tia Baye began to monitor Adam’s computer and phone activity.

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