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Author of the Month -<b> Linwood Barclay</b> Author of the Month - Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is the author of wonderfully stimulating and thrilling novels. Discover more about his books here.

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The Twenty-Three by Linwood Barclay
The Twenty-Three
Linwood Barclay
Oh, yes, it’s finally here, and it’s quite simply fabulous! I’ve been eagerly awaiting the last in the ‘Promise Falls’ trilogy, each book has ramped up my expectation for the next, and I was literally dancing in my seat when...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
Far from True by Linwood Barclay
Far from True
Linwood Barclay
A wonderfully stimulating and thrilling read, hold on tight as you dive in! This is the second in the ‘Promise Falls’ trilogy and I really do recommend starting with ‘Broken Promise’ as ‘Far From True’ is a full on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016
Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay
Broken Promise
Linwood Barclay
Linwood Barclay is ace at dreaming up disturbing scenarios and then letting them play out in increasingly creepy ways. This time, the author of No Time for Goodbye (a huge seller in 2008) gives us David Harwood, a newspaper...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
No Safe House by Linwood Barclay
No Safe House
Linwood Barclay
A sequel to No Time for Goodbye but you can enjoy this without knowledge of that. It concerns the Archer family, Terry, Cynthia and daughter Grace. Seven years ago (first book) they suffered an ordeal which is still affecting their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay
No Time for Goodbye
Linwood Barclay
A fantastic opening plot that pulls you straight in to the story and makes you have to read in one or two sittings as curiosity just gets the better of you. Fourteen year old Cynthia wakes up one morning to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2015
A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay
A Tap on the Window
Linwood Barclay
When a small town detective picks up a young female hitchhiker in a bad rainstorm, he inadvertently uncovers a whole snake's nest of intrigue, crime and deception which risks ruining his life, as if the recent accidental death of his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
Never Saw it Coming by Linwood Barclay
Never Saw it Coming
Linwood Barclay
With pacy plots and a pared down writing style Linwood Barclay continues to deliver very human thrillers, stocked with real characters drawn from small town America, that you can consume in a single sitting. A small time hustler, who poses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2014
Trust Your Eyes by Linwood Barclay
Trust Your Eyes
Linwood Barclay
August 2013 Book of the Month. A clever, well-plotted thriller with dozens of characters and plot lines... But how are they all connected? Linwood Barclay, yet again, has written a cracking fast-moving...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2013
The Accident by Linwood Barclay
The Accident
Linwood Barclay
June 2012 Book of the Month. A compulsive page-turning thriller where a tragic drunk-driving accident rips open the lives of a middle class American family, exposing even more horrific secrets and lies....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
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September 2016 - Author of the Month - Linwood Barclay


Linwood Barclay’s novels vibrate with suspense, shock and thrilling anticipation. The spine-chilling and sometimes salacious, Far From True is out in paperback now and will be joined later in September by The Twenty-Three, a murderous climax to the Promise Falls trilogy.

He is married with two children and lives near Toronto. He is a former columnist for the Toronto Star and is the author of several international bestsellers, including the Richard & Judy Summer Read winner and number one bestseller, No Time for Goodbye.

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