With over 50 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben’s last six consecutive novels, Six Years, Stay Close, Live Wire, Caught, Long Lost and Hold Tight all debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and lists around the world. His first Young Adult novel Shelter was just released in paperback, and the second in the Mickey Bolitar series, Seconds Away, was released on September 18. His books are published in 41 languages around the globe and have been number one bestsellers in over a dozen countries.
Since his critically-acclaimed Myron Bolitar series debuted in 1995, Harlan Coben has won the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Allan Poe Award and was nominated for the Edgar two other times. Harlan also won the Anthony Award at the World Mystery Conference, was nominated for another Anthony Award, won the Shamus Award by the Private Eye Writers of America, was nominated for another Shamus, and was twice nominated for the Dilys Award by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.
Harlan was born in Newark, New Jersey. After graduating from Amherst College a political science major, Harlan worked in the travel industry. He now lives in New Jersey with his wife, Anne Armstrong-Coben MD ’85, P’16, a pediatrician, and their four children.