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Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay

People read novels for different reasons. One reason is escape. Thrillers have been helping their readers escape since the early days of the novel. Matthew “The Monk” Lewis, Wilke Collins, Charles Dickens, all knew how to keep their readers coming back for more by giving them thrills–keep them in suspense and they’ll keep turning pages. 672 more words

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Book Review: Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay

About the Book: Sydney Blake’s summer is shaping up to be typical for a teenager: she’s spending it with her father, and she has landed a part-time job at a local hotel. 399 more words

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Linwood Barclay 'Fear the worst'

This is a book I listened to in its French version on Audio book during my daily commute, I was looking for something simple to read, a thriller. 110 more words

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Linwood Barclay's A Tap On The Window: Dirty Little Secrets (Book Review)

A few years ago, one of those lovely suggestions that Amazon does popped up: “for fans of Harlan Coben, try Linwood Barclay.” Having read every one  390 more words

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50 Reasons We Should Fear the Worst from Fukushima

Harvey Wasserman | February 2, 2014

Fukushima’s missing melted cores and radioactive gushers continue to fester in secret.

Japan’s harsh dictatorial censorship has been matched by a… 347 more words

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Monday's Minutes

Monday’s Minutes is my weekly post where I share what I’m reading and what I’m reading next.

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Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay. 162 more words

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Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay

Fear the Worst starts with Tim Blake’s daughter, Syd, going missing.  Sydney’s parents are divorced and each summer she stays with her dad and earns a bit of cash over the vacation by finding a job.  495 more words

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