St. Martin's Press, Hardcover, 9780312534912, 416pp.
Publication Date: July 5, 2011
Mike Wingate, abandoned by his father at four and raised in foster care, is finally living the life he always dreamed of—he’s happily married with a precocious 8-year-old daughter, and his construction company is about to finish a “green” housing development that will secure a solid future for them all. But then something from his own past, a past he doesn’t even remember, comes back to visit terror upon him and his family.Shady characters begin threatening Mike and, when he reports them, the police seem more interested in Mike’s murky past than in protecting him. Now, with Mike, his wife Annabel and daughter Kat suddenly under attack from all sides, Mike turns to Shep, a dangerous man—and Mike’s only true friend— from his childhood days in foster care. Together they will do whatever it takes to protect Mike’s family against the hidden men behind the terrifying warning, “You’re Next.”
"You're Next is an emotionally evocative, page-turning exploration of human corruption at its worst. Chilling and riveting!” --Jonathan Kellerman on You're Next
“Excellent…keeps Mike (and the reader) on edge, wondering what is happening to him and how far it will escalate. Highly recommended to Hurwitz’s many faithful readers and to fans of Linwood Barclay, Harlen Coben, and Lisa Gardner.” -- Booklist on You're Next
“You’re Next is a deft, expertly plotted thriller driven by the kind of realistic suspense that will make any reader’s heartbeat race.” Thomas Perry on You're Next
“The bad guys are suitably evil and the mystery satisfying, but Hurwitz’s real success is depicting Mike’s hard-won life as a husband, father, and successful businessman. A first-rate thriller!” -- Library Journal (starred review)
“Hurwitz masterfully provokes feelings of extreme dread…Shep and Mike fight and sleuth their way through intensifying mayhem until they find the unexpected answer..” -- Publishers Weekly"The book throttles along so quickly it should come with an air bag. Hurwitz ramps up the tension with every page.” --Linwood Barclay on You're Next