9 best TV shows to watch if you like the Harlan Coben Netflix shows

If you're a fan of Harlan Coben's Netflix shows, we shared a list of nine TV shows you should watch right now.
Fool Me Once. Cr: Netflix.
Fool Me Once. Cr: Netflix. /
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Harlan Coben's Netflix shows are some of the best mystery shows available to stream on Netflix. So far, there have been eight of Coben's shows released on Netflix with even more on the way. While fans wait for those new shows, we picked a list of nine TV shows that Harlan Coben fans definitely need to watch.

I've seen all eight of Coben's Netflix shows, and I'm a fan! I know there are a lot of our readers who are excited about more of Coben's works coming to Netflix in the future. It's probably going to be a while, but the good news is there are more than enough TV shows released in the last few years that are similar to Coben's shows in genre, tone, plot, and more.

There are a few worth checking out on Netflixere are so many good mysteries for fans of Coben's shows to watch on the other streaming networks, including Amazon Prime Video, MAX, Apple TV+, and more. If you're looking for what to watch, we have you covered!

Before we get into that, here is the list of all of Coben's Netflix shows. If you haven't seen them all, especially Fool Me Once because it just came out in 2024, you should watch them on Netflix:

  • Safe (2018)
  • The Woods (2020)
  • The Stranger (2020)
  • The Innocent (2021)
  • Gone for Good (2021)
  • Stay Close (2021)
  • Hold Tight (2022)
  • Fool Me Once (2024)

Let's get the list started with Shelter!


Harlan Coben’s Shelter
Shelter -- Courtesy of Michael Parmelee/Prime Video /
  • Release Date: Aug. 18, 2023
  • Created by Harlan and Charlotte Coben
  • Cast: Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, Adrian Greensmith, Abby Corrigan, Sage Linder, Brian Altemus, and more
  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Premise: Shelter is based on Coben's book series of the same name. Coben and his daughter, Charlotte, developed the Amazon original series, which premiered on Amazon Prime Video in August 2023. Shelter tells the story of Mickey Bolitar, a teenager who just lost his father. Mickey returns with his mother to the small, suburban town where his father was from. There, Mickey begins looking for a girl from the high school who goes missing, which leads him and his friends into the unknown.

Why you should watch: Shelter is very similar to a lot of Coben's Netflix shows. There's a clear protagonist dealing with some serious issues, but then they are introduced to something that shifts their world view when the rug is pulled out from under them. In this case, there's a missing person mystery that needs to be solved, but that's not all. There are other weird things happening, complicating the larger overall story.

Unfortunately, Shelter was canceled after one season on Amazon Prime Video, but you should definitely still give it a chance.

Up next is Criminal Record!