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Tell No One is a thriller novel by American writer Harlan Coben, published in 2001.[1][2][3]

Tell No One
Tell No One (novel).jpg
First edition (UK)
AuthorHarlan Coben
CountryUnited States
GenreMystery, Thriller
PublishedApril 2001 Orion (UK)
June 2001 Dell (US)
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages320 pp (Orion/Paperback),
400 pp (Dell/Paperback)
ISBN0-7528-4471-7 (Orion),
0-440-23670-3 (Dell)

The book was Coben's first novel to appear on The New York Times Best Seller list.[4][5][6] It was also adapted into a French film with the same title in 2006 (French: Ne le dis à personne).


The novel was nominated for the 2002 Anthony Award, Macavity Award, Edgar Award and the Barry Award also.[7][8][9][10]


  1. ^ Murder mystery sucks you in, and it's tough to 'Tell No One', The Detroit News, June 2, 2001
  2. ^ Cogdill, Oline H (April 15, 2001) Before we get back to sports, murder, The Free Lance–Star (Knight Ridder)
  3. ^ COBEN RAISES THE BAR FOR LITERARY WHODUNITS, Contra Costa Times, June 24, 2001 (quite positive review states, "... Harlan Coben with Tell No One which sets a new standard for traditional mystery fiction")
  4. ^ As 'Good'as it gets Harlan Coben delivers another stunning novel full of thrills and chills, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 5, 2002
  5. ^ Best Sellers Plus, The New York Times, July 8, 2001
  6. ^ BEST SELLERS: July 22, 2001, The New York Times (No. 13)
  7. ^ "Bouchercon World Mystery Convention : Anthony Awards Nominees". Bouchercon. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  8. ^ "Barry Awards". Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine. Archived from the original on 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2012-04-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help); Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ "Macavity Awards". Mystery Readers International. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  10. ^ "Edgar Award Winners and Nominees in the Private Eye Genre". Thrilling Detective. Retrieved 2012-04-20.