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Written by Linwood Barclay in 2007, it marked his debut. It was subsequently followed by other novels in the ‘detective stories’ genre. Although he had been writing for the past some three years, this was his official entrance into the thriller genre. 375 more words


No Safe House (No Time for Goodbye #2)

by Linwood Barclay

“Seven years ago, Terry Archer and his family experienced a horrific ordeal that nearly cost them their lives. Today, the echoes of that fateful night are still audible.

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No Time for Goodbye (No Time for Goodbye #1)

by Linwood Barclay

“Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge woke one morning to discover that her entire family, mother, father, brother had vanished. No note, no trace, no return.

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On characters, thrills and getting laid

I’ve been trying to figure something out. Thrillers. More precisely, why they don’t thrill me enough. Or rather, yes, they thrill me but don’t satisfy me. 679 more words


My weekend at Theakstons Crime in Harrogate

You will all have to forgive me as it’s taking me sometime to get back down to earth after a fabulous time at the Theakstons Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate last weekend. 276 more words

Just For Fun!

My holiday readings in Cyprus

I have recently just come back from a two week break from Cyrpus – which was lovely – and now I’m back, finishing the last few things for Deception. 500 more words


An Interview with Linwood Barclay

In a small preview of Linwood Barclay’s upcoming author talk on Monday 18th July we had an opportunity to ask the best-selling crime writer a few questions about his Promise Falls trilogy and writing crime fiction. 998 more words