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Run Away

Narrated by: Steven Weber
Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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Random House present the audiobook edition of Run Away, written by Harlan Coben. The brilliant new thriller from the international best-selling author described by Dan Brown as 'the modern master of the hook and twist'.

You've lost your daughter.

She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found.

Then, quite by chance, you see her busking in New York's Central Park.

But she's not the girl you remember. This woman is wasted, frightened and clearly in trouble.

You don't stop to think. You approach her, beg her to come home.

She runs. 

And you follow her into a dark and dangerous world you never knew existed. Where criminal gangs rule, where drugs are the main currency and murder is commonplace.

Now it's your life on the line. And nowhere and no one is safe.

©2019 Harlan Coben (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Harlan never lets you down

Although I miss the characters of Pike and Joe, Harlan's books are always fantastic. His latest style of writing touches one to the core and makes you face deep issues through his characters

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  • Ros
  • 02-12-2019

Could not finish

This is definitely not the Coben I have come to love. Storyline so dreadful I kept falling asleep. After many many tries I have given up. Waste of a free audible.

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worth concentrating, percieveering lots to take in

Well done but needs your full attention . loved the awful sense of loss portrayed.

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Brilliant as always.

Great plot which kept me guessing until the very end. Harlan never disappoints. highly recommended.

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Too matter of fact gory

I listened to this audio book as it had such a great wrap! I unfortunately found it too matter of fact gory. Senseless, pointless murders that took away from what could have been a brilliant book.

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  • Simon
  • 23-03-2019

Mid Range Coben

I have read a few of Coben's books before with mixed results but he's definitely an author worthy of attention. I enjoyed this one and while I wouldn't number it among his best it is also far from his worst. It switches between multiple points of view including the admirably named Simon, a rather odd 'hit' couple and a couple of other characters. They are all well drawn and move the plot along at a decent pace and that plot included a couple of moments that definitely took me aback. Always a good sign in my book. The narration by Steven Weber is sound making this an enjoyable read overall.

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  • DAWN BARTHOLOMEW
  • 14-04-2020

Twists at every turn

Love Harlan Coban and this is no exception just exceptional. Brilliant plot keeps you guessing and changing your thoughts throughout. Highly recommended, excellent read.

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  • Liz
  • 28-07-2019

twisting and turning brilliance

Loved it! Every heart-stopping minute. and just when I did think I had it figured out......boom! another twist and more intrigue

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  • Kirsty Yeoman
  • 08-06-2019

Interesting thriller

Great audio book. Interesting story with some great twists at the end. Liked the narrater too. Would recommend

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  • Garden Geek
  • 09-04-2019

i love Harlan, but i didn't love the narrator

really enjoy Harlan Coben, but the narrator did nit bring this story to life. and i found the female accents in particular irritating. I'll be swapping to hard copy for this one

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  • 匿名
  • 08-09-2020

Ok book, but Harlan have made better ones.

The Book was Ok, But Not one of the best books by Harlan Coben.

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  • Matthew Barraclough
  • 29-08-2020

Gripping from start to finish!

A real page turner so to speak couldn’t turn it off! Great story really enjoyed this

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  • Mrs PDJ
  • 25-07-2020

A Run Away Success

Another thoroughly 'enjoyable' novel by Harlan Coben! I highlight that word because several lead characters are particularly unpleasant as is the violence of the action. Nevertheless, I found this a gripping story, well worth the listen. I discovered Harlan Coben's writing whilst on holiday in Italy about fifteen years ago and have been an avid fan since then. My personal preference is for his 'stand alone' books and this is one of them. Intense, fast-paced and excellently delivered by Steven Weber whose vocal skills create the different locations, characters and emotions so effectively. A satisfying listen. I await the next H.C. impatiently!

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  • John Gary Finch
  • 25-06-2020

great book

coben at his best. Well written and well read. great holiday read. I would recommend

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  • Deanon
  • 15-04-2020

Gripping

I thoroughly enjoyed RUN AWAY as a Harlan Coburn fan it didn’t disappoint. Read and enjoy the twists turns and revelations from beginning to end.

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