A Novel

eBook - 2017
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"Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. . . It's a story to get lost in." --Stephen King

"Harvey's lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one . . . his best yet by far. Superb!"

-- Lee Child

The story of a Boston murder that defies all expectations--optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and Arrival

Boston, 1976. In a small apartment above Kenmore Square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light and energy that can be harnessed by the human mind. He longs to laugh with his brother Harry about it, but Harry doesn't know he's there--he would never approve of Daniel living on his own. None of that matters, though, because the next night Harry, a Harvard football star, is murdered in an alley.

Detectives "Bark" Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to the case. The veteran partners thought they'd seen it all, but they are stunned when Daniel wanders into the crime scene. Even stranger, Daniel claims to have known the details of his brother's murder before it ever happened. The subsequent investigation leads the detectives deep into the Fitzsimmons brothers' past. They find heartbreaking loss, sordid characters, and metaphysical conspiracies. Even on the rough streets of 1970s Boston, Jones and Dillon have never had a case like this.

Pulse is a novel laced with real danger and otherworldly twists--a master class by an endlessly gifted writer.

Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco/HarperCollins, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062443069
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Michyricondo Jul 11, 2019

Boring and way too violent for my tastes. Could have been 2 separate books with the supernatural aspects and the police procedural. Harvey is otherwise a good writer, but this did not work.

Jun 12, 2019

Interesting story that takes place in the 70s. Two brothers (Harry and Daniel) are 19 and 16 have pretty much raised themselves after there mother died in a car accident when they were 11 and 8. The older brother, Harry, is a star football player and excellent student at Harvard who everyone is rooting for until he winds up murdered in the city of Boston. Interesting twists with "entanglement" a push that Daniel possesses to will people to do things and the relationship between the cops (Barkley and Tommy) who are investigating Harry's murder.

Dec 02, 2018

Rec'd by Stephen king

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