By Harlan Coben
The debut of Myron Bolitar, a hotheaded, tenderhearted activities agent and some of the most interesting and intricate heroes in suspense fiction, Deal Breaker is a page-turning vintage from Edgar Award–winner and grasp storyteller Harlan Coben.
“One of the main attractive heroes in secret fiction.”—Dennis Lehane
activities agent Myron Bolitar is poised at the fringe of the large time. So is Christian Steele, a rookie quarterback and Myron’s prized buyer. but if Christian will get a cellphone name from a former girlfriend—a girl who each person, together with the police, believes is dead—the deal begins to move bitter. attempting to resolve the reality a few family’s tragedy, a woman’s mystery, and a man’s lies, Myron is up opposed to the darkish part of his business—where snapshot and skill make you wealthy, however the fact can get you killed.
“What units Harlan Coben above the group are wit and depraved nonchalance.”—Los Angeles Times
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Instance: There are twelve hundred NFL-authorized brokers who court docket the 2 hundred collage gamers who may be drafted in April. anything has to provide. It’s often ethics. Myron known as the recent York Jets normal supervisor, Sam Logan, to debate Ricky Lane’s agreement. “The child is within the top form of his career,” Myron raved. He stood and paced. Myron had a wide, particularly beautiful place of work on Park road among Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh streets. It inspired humans, and visual appeal was once very important in a company ruled by means of sleazeballs “I’ve by no means obvious whatever love it. I’m telling you, Sam, the child is Gayle Sayers over again. It’s notable, fairly. ” “He’s too small,” Logan stated. “What are you speaking approximately? Is Barry Sanders too small? Is Emmitt Smith too small? Ricky’s greater than either one of them. And he’s been lifting. I’m telling you, he’s going to be a superb one. ” “Uh-huh. glance, Myron, he’s a pleasant child. He works not easy. yet I can’t cross any larger than …” The quantity used to be nonetheless too low. however it was once higher. The calls persisted and not using a holiday. someday in the course of the day Esperanza introduced him a sandwich, which he inhaled. At 8 o’clock Myron positioned his ultimate workplace name of the day. Jessica spoke back. “Hello? ” “I’ll be at your home in an hour,” Myron stated. “We have to speak. ” Myron watched Jessica’s face for a response. She saved the journal as though it have been simply one other factor of Newsweek, her expression frighteningly passive. each occasionally she nodded, seemed over the remainder of the web page, and glanced on the back and front covers of the journal, regularly returning to the image of Kathy. She used to be so nonchalant, Myron nearly anticipated her to whistle. purely her knuckles gave her away. They have been cold white, the pages crinkling in her demise grip. “Are you ok? ” he requested. “I’m fine,” she stated, her voice calm, virtually soothing. “You stated Christian bought this within the mail? ” “Yes. ” “And you and Win spoke to the guy who publishes this”—she hesitated, her face eventually exhibiting a few symptoms of disgust—“this factor? ” “Yes. ” She nodded. “Did he provide the tackle of whoever positioned this advert in? ” “Just a p. o. field. I’m going to scout it out day after today, see who alternatives up the mail. ” She seemed up for the 1st time. “I’ll elect you. ” He virtually protested yet stopped himself. He didn’t stand an opportunity. “Okay. ” “When did Christian supply this to you? ” “Yesterday. ” That bought her cognizance. “You knew approximately this the previous day? ” He nodded. “And you didn’t inform me? ” she snapped. “I was once pouring my center out to you, feeling like a few paranoid schizophrenic, and also you knew approximately this the complete time? ” “I wasn’t certain the right way to let you know. ” “Anything else you haven’t advised me? ” “Christian bought a mobile name final evening. He thinks it used to be from Kathy. ” “What? ” He fast informed her approximately it. while he reached the half approximately Christian listening to Kathy’s voice, her face tired of all colour. “Has your buddy on the telephone corporation discovered whatever? ” she requested. “No. yet we all know go back name purely works for particular cities in the 201 region codes.