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Book review: Far From True

Book review: Far From True

Books & Poetry

Best-selling crime writer Linwood Barclay’s new thriller is set in the small, upstate New York town of Promise Falls, where it seems bodies are appearing as fast as local businesses are closing.

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Newcastle Noir - Friends in the North

This year at NewcastleNoir2016 there was a good dose of Nordic Noir on offer and the panels with Nordic elements were really well attended.  Iceland, Finland and Norway were represented by a great mix of authors.   1,069 more words

Crime Fiction

Les nouvelles - 2-6 mai

I can always be reached at lisa_noble@kprdsb.ca. I’m @nobleknits2 on Twitter, and our class hashtag is #laclasseaqm. We post what we’re learning on Edsby. I’m Madame Noble, and I teach Core French to students in Grade 5/6-8. 744 more words

Preview: Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival will return to Yorkshire this year, for the fourteenth year running.

From Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24 the festival will be held at the Old Swan Hotel, with up to 90 authors attending. 560 more words

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Book Review: Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay

I have fond memories of my parents reading aloud Linwood Barclay’s witticisms from the  Toronto Star newspaper when I was a kid, eating pancakes while they laughed at his latest opinion or humour piece. 377 more words

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Far From True (Promise Falls #2)

by Linwood Barclay

“After the screen of a run-down drive-in movie theater collapses and kills four people, the daughter of one of the victims asks private investigator Cal Weaver to look into a break-in at her father’s house.

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