The Match: From the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series Stay Close
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With the evidence devastatingly pointing against him, Ken Klein vanishes; shattering his family as he is never heard from again. And there was an awful lot going on! Wilde has at last decided to look for his unknown family and has signed up to a DNA data base. He gets a match which enables him to meet one important relative and things develop from there. He gets involved in the search for a serial killer, investigates some particularly vicious online trolls and has a few unfortunate episodes with the police. There is at the same time another storyline running, about a group of vigilantes whose identity is hidden from the reader. Eventually they become part of the main story and there is a clever twist at the end.
Wilde had never met his father. Or his mother. Or any family member. He didn't know their names or where he was born or when or how he, as a very young child, ended up living alone in the woods of the Ramapo Mountains, fending for himself. Now, more than three decades after being "rescued" as a little boy-"ABANDONED AND FERAL!" one headline had put it; "A MODERN-DAY MOWGLI!" shouted another-Wilde sat no more than twenty yards from a blood relative and the elusive answers to his mysterious origin." Coben is a perpetual #1 New York Times author of thirty novels; most prominent of all being FOOL ME ONCE, TELL NO ONE, NO SECOND CHANCE and the acclaimed Myron Bolitar Series.Captain of the lacrosse team and a decent girl poised to join college next year with all the hopes and dreams her adoring parents, 17 year-old Haley McWaid is the pride of her suburban New Jersey family. So when she fails to come home one night, and three seemingly long months pass by without any word from her, everyone assumes the worst. Where could he have possibly been for the last ten years? Does he have any recollection of the day, more than half a life ago, that he was separated from his family?
Silas Bennett– Peter’s older brother (really his uncle) who also matches with Peter on a DNA database. His sister disappeared twenty years earlier when she walked into the woods one night, never to be seen again. But when a homicide victim—a boy who vanished along with Paul's sister—is discovered, the evidence links him to the disappearance. Myron is determined to help Jeremy, but finding the vanished donor would translate to opening up dark mysteries involving a broken family, a heinous kidnapping splurge and the FBI.Then one by one, people start to die, and it soon becomes clear that a serial killer is targeting this secret community.