On the anniversary of their first kiss, David Becks gets an email from his dead wife. Eight years earlier, while vacationing at a secluded retreat, he was knocked unconscious while his wife was kidnapped and presumably murdered by a local serial killer. In actuality, his wife was... oh, never mind. We won't spoil the ending of Tell No One in case you're nine years delayed on your best-seller reading list. The book was prolific mystery novelist Harlan Coben's first standalone novel after his acclaimed Myron Bolitar series. It was not only nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award, an Anthony, a Macavity, a Nero, and a Barry, but it also inspired the French film adaptation of the same name. The onscreen Tell No One also earned critical acclaim via Étoiles d'Or, Lumière, and César awards. Meet the man who can make dead women hit Send. This Wednesday he'll discuss his latest novel, Shelter, at Books & Books.
Wed., Sept. 7, 7 p.m., 2011