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The Twenty-Three by Linwood Barclay

The Twenty-Three is the last book in Linwood Barclay’s Promise Falls Trilogy and I really wanted to like it. I wanted to like it because the author is a great guy and I have enjoyed his books previously. Also I wanted to like it, because it always makes the review easier – and I enjoyed …

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Far From True by Linwood Barclay

I do enjoy books by the Canadian author Linwood Barclay. I like his subtle humour, the developement of his characters and the little town of Promise Falls that he has created. This novel comprises the second in his Promise Falls Trilogy. The Promise Falls Trilogy is populated with characters from his previous books. When I …

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No Safe House by Linwood Barclay

I have enjoyed every book by Linwood Barclay that I have read. He is an American-born Canadian author who was born in Darien, Connecticut, USA in 1955. Barclay is a noted as a novelist, humourist, and columnist. His popular detective novels are bestsellers in Canada and internationally, beginning with No Time for Goodbye in 2007. …

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Bloody Scotland Crime Writers’ Festival 2015

It has just occurred to me that I should have put together a short piece about this year’s Bloody Scotland Crime Writers’ Festival that took place 11-13 September 2015 in Stirling, Scotland. My husband and I were lucky enough to be able to attend. On Friday evening we went to hear a story improvised by …

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Never Saw It Coming by Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is one of my favourite authors. Ever since my daughter introduced me to his novel, No Time For Goodbye, while we were on holiday in Majorca, Spain, some years ago, I have read his books with excitement. Indeed, No Time for Goodbye, was published in 2007 to critical acclaim and great international success. The …

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Never Look Away by Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is a Canadian author.  I had read another of his books. No Time For Goodbye recently. It is reviewed here: https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/no-time-for-go…inwood-barclay/. I found Never Look Away being promoted in my local library.  I could not pass it by!  This is a very clever mystery.  The author plays word games with the reader. The story …

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No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay

This book is a great read.  My older daughter had recommended it to me years ago when we were on holiday, but I never got around to reading it!  It is a thriller and this time I had no excuse as it was the book promoted by the book group that runs from our village library. …

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