Tell No One by Harlan CobenThis character is the main character of the story, a pediatrician who works in a small clinic catering to the needs of the poor. This character deals in drugs and prostitution and has a child with hemophilia who is treated by the protagonist. This is the nickname given to the serial killer who is initially believed to be responsible for the death of the protagonist's love interest. This character, hired to kill several people, captures the protagonist when the protagonist is on View all Lesson Plans available from BookRags. All rights reserved.
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Every writer likes to stretch his legs, and here Coben, author of seven acclaimed Myron Bolitar mysteries Darkest Fear , etc. He doesn't quite kick his reputation aside in the process. This thriller, Coben's first non-Bolitar novel, is a breezy enough read, but it's not up to snuff. It's got a nifty setup, though. David Beck and Elizabeth Parker, just-married childhood sweethearts, are vacationing at the Beck family retreat when Beck is knocked unconscious and Elizabeth is kidnapped. Cut to eight years later: Beck is a young physician working with ghetto kids in Manhattan, and Elizabeth, we learn, is dead, victim of a serial killer known as KillRoy.
David is a pediatrician known to most of his friends simply as "Beck. As reality sets in, David chooses to be a pediatrician because he loves working with children. An important aspect of David's personality is seen in the fact that he doesn't choose to work in a large pediatric clinic, but instead works in a small clinic catering to the needs of the poor. He sees many poor, undereducated teenage girls with babies, young girls who have multiple children by multiple fathers who are equally young, poor and undereducated. David says that he could easily give in to despair over the situation but that he holds out hope that Browse all BookRags Study Guides.
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This book has definitely kept me interested. All of the characters are tied together by a murder. As i was reading the story, at times it was a little confusing, but as another character was introduced, it became very clear. There is a very good plot in this novel. The way that the author organized the characters and the actions in the story is very good and intriguing.