The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben

Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn’t know where he comes from, and another child has gone missing. No one seems to take Naomi Pine’s disappearance seriously, not even her father-with one exception. Hester Crimstein, a television criminal attorney, knows through her grandson that Naomi was relentlessly bullied at school. Hester asks Wilde-with whom she shares a tragic connection-to use his unique skills to help find Naomi… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Rape recounted
  • Sexual assault
  • Workplace sexual harassment of a minor
  • Parental abandonment mentioned
  • Physical child abuse recounted
  • Postpartum depression mention
  • Involuntary amputation of a finger
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a father, son, & husband in a car accident recounted
  • Threats of gun violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Disappearance of a child (theme)
  • Wrongful imprisonment mentioned
  • Military service recounted
  • Bullying
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