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  • Linwood Barclay

    A SUNDAY TIMES BEST PAPERBACK OF 2020! 'You should read ELEVATOR PITCH by Linwood Barclay as soon as possible. It's one hell of a suspense novel' STEPHEN KING ‘Moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone cold pro. ELEVATOR PITCH is a shameless good time’ JOE HILL WHEN THE DOORS CLOSE, HE’S GOT YOU… It begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in Manhattan. Each presses the button for their floor, but the elevator climbs, non-stop, to the top where it pauses for a few seconds, before dropping. ...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    A missing woman. A husband suspected. The truth will … Take Your Breath Away Linwood Barclay is… ‘A suspense master’ Stephen King    ‘In a class of his own’ T.M. Logan ‘One of the finest thriller writers in the world’ Mark Billingham It’s always the husband, isn’t it? When his wife Brie vanishes from their home one night, never to be seen again, people assume Andy got away with murder. The police can’t build a case against him, but still his friends and neighbours abandon him. Six years later, Andy’s life is back on track, and he’s settled with a new girlfriend. And when he hears his old house has been...read more

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    One will change your life. One will end it. Who will … FIND YOU FIRST? ‘The best book of his career’ STEPHEN KING ‘Insanely paced, wildly entertaining’ JOE HILL ‘A full-throttle powerhouse of a thriller’ T.M. LOGAN ‘Sharply drawn’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Keeps the engine racing’ THE TIMES It’s a deadly race against time… Tech billionaire Miles has more money than he can ever spend, but he can’t buy more time. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, he is forced to take a long, hard look at his...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    “The night they killed our neighbors, we never heard a thing.” In a quiet suburban neighborhood, in a house only one door away, a family is brutally murdered for no apparent reason. And you think to yourself: It could have been us. And you start to wonder: What if we’re next? Linwood Barclay, critically acclaimed author of No Time for Goodbye, brings terror closer than ever before in a thriller where murder strikes in the place we feel safest of all. Promise Falls isn’t the kind of community where a family is shot to death in their own home. But that is exactly what happened to the Langleys one sweltering summer night, and no one in this small upstate New York...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    **INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER** The #1 bestselling Linwood Barclay returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale of terror and menace that will make you think twice the next time you hit Up. It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, nonstop, to the top. Once there it pauses for a few seconds, but the doors don't open. Instead, the elevator begins to descend floor-by-floor. Then it plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    The Incredible Journey meets Gordon Korman's On the Run. The adventure continues in Linwood Barclay's follow-up novel to Chase! Twelve-year-old Jeff and genetically engineered spy dog Chipper are on the run from the mysterious and sinister organization known only as The Institute, with help from Harry, the summer guest at Jeff's aunt's fishing cabins. Due to a combination of bravery, luck and some of Chipper's more useful modifications, they've managed to evade their pursuers so far. But The Institute is closing in and Chipper and Jeff will have to keep one step ahead if they want to stay alive. . . . Harry seems to have a plan to keep them hidden, but now even he seems to...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    They're laying off teachers at your child's high school. The sex ed curriculum is right out of Father Knows Best. Health care workers are toast and folks who once worked with autistic kids are now Walmart greeters. Your local MPP has turned into a robot spouting whatever the Dear Leader tells her to. And trees and libraries are officially Public Enemies One and Two. But hey, you can go to your corner store and get beer for a buck, so who cares, right? Welcome to Doug Ford's Ontario. So many things Ontarians have held sacred are under attack from the province's new premier that sometimes the only thing you can do is laugh. That's going to be slightly easier with a copy of Ford...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    From the New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of Far From True, a short story where the grifter is not who he seems. Sam seems like an ordinary guy. While he is filling up his car with gas in Stamford, Connecticut, a car whips into the station lot, stops alongside, and asks him for directions to LaGuardia Airport. Gian claims that he is from Milano, but Sam can spot an imitation in a second. The accent is all wrong, and while Gian tries to sell him counterfeit luxury coats that he can't take back on the plane to Italy, they bump hips, and Sam feels what he thinks is a gun tucked into Gian's belt. 'Jacket Man' is a story of how to escape with your life, and some...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    From New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes a new, standalone blockbuster thriller that spins off from the events of the explosive Promise Falls trilogy. If you made a mistake that took someone's life, you'd remember it . . . wouldn't you?      After a tragedy rocks the community of Promise Falls, Cal Weaver is asked to investigate the threats being made to the accused's family. He's heard all about it on the news: the young man who drank too much, stole a Porsche and killed a girl, and who claimed afterwards not to remember a single thing. The whole town is outraged that he got off lightly, but for reasons Cal can't...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    Best-selling author Linwood Barclay's The Acciden tinspired Stephen King to comment, ''With this novel, Barclay vaults to the top of the suspense pantheon.'' Trust Your Eyes follows schizophrenic Thomas Kilbride, who believes he's a CIA operative, as he explores and memorizes the streets of the world through images he finds on the Whirl360 website. While examining an image of downtown New York City, he thinks he sees a woman being murdered. Compelled to investigate, Thomas is soon drawn into a web of conspiracy and...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    Cynthia verliert ihre Familie. Von einem Tag auf den anderen verschwinden ihre Eltern und ihr Bruder. Ohne ein Wort zu hinterlassen. Spurlos. Für immer. Obwohl sie es allmählich schafft, nach dem traumatischen Ereignis ein normales Leben zu führen, kann sie mit dem Geschehen nie abschließen. Warum ist ihre Familie verschwunden? Leben sie noch? Zwanzig Jahre nach den mysteriösen Vorkommnissen beschließt sie, in einer Fernsehsendung aufzutreten. Sie möchte endlich Hinweise bekommen, hofft auf Indizien oder Zeugen. Und tatsächlich: Unmittelbar nach der Sendung geschehen seltsame Dinge. Ist es möglich, daß Cynthias Eltern vorsichtig Kontakt zu ihr aufnehmen? Oder wird sie langsam,...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    Te levantas. La casa está vacía. Tu familia ha desaparecido. Es una mañana que no olvidará jamás. Cynthia Archer, de quince años, despierta con una fuerte resaca y temiendo la inevitable confrontación con sus padres. Pero cuando sale del dormitorio no encuentra a nadie. No ve a sus padres, tampoco a su hermano, Todd. De repente. Sin dejar rastro. No están. Veinticinco años después, Cynthia sigue con varias preguntas y ninguna respuesta. ¿Asesinaron a su familia? Si fue así, ¿por qué a ella no? Y si están vivos, ¿por qué la abandonaron de un modo tan cruel? Cynthia tiene ahora su propia familia, y una hija. Teme que les vuelva a ocurrir lo mismo, por eso accede a...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    International bestselling author Linwood Barclay delivers pulse-pounding suspense that puts him among the masters of the genre. A Tap on the Window finds private investigator Cal Weaver making an ill-advised decision to pick up a young female hitchhiker who reminds him of his dead son. But something is off about the girl, and Cal is soon drawn into a host of nightmarish...read more

  • R.L. Stine

    2015 Audie Award Finalist for Short Stories/Collections A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller! Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci and including stories by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, and more, this one-of-a-kind anthology pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide! In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters—such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, and Lincoln Rhyme—in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). All...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    New York Times bestselling author Linwood Barclay delivers an electrifying novel of suspense in which a family's troubled past is about to return in more ways than one. And this time, they may not be able to escape.. Seven years ago, Terry Archer and his family, who first appeared in No Time for Goodbye, experienced a horrific ordeal that nearly cost them their lives. Today, the echoes of that fateful night are still audible. Terry's wife, Cynthia, is living separate from her husband and daughter after her own personal demons threatened to ruin her relationship with them permanently. Their daughter, Grace, is rebelling against her parents' seemingly needless overprotection. Terry is just...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay delivers the second spine-chilling thriller set in the troubled town of Promise Falls, following the electrifying cliffhanger ending of Broken Promise... 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 recent break-in at her father's house. Cal discovers a hidden basement room where it's clear that salacious activities have taken place--as well as evidence of missing DVDs. But his investigation soon becomes more complicated when he realizes it may not be discs the thief was actually interested...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    From New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes the third jaw-dropping thriller set in Promise Falls. It's May 23rd, and a contaminated water supply in the small town of Promise Falls, New York, has sent hundreds of people to the hospital with flu-like symptoms-and dozens have died. But the question for many, including private investigator Cal Weaver, remains: Who would benefit from poisoning this town? Meanwhile, Detective Barry Duckworth is faced with another problem. A college student has been murdered, and he's seen the killer's handiwork before-in the unsolved homicides of two other women in town. He begins to piece together the seemingly unrelated...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    The New York Times bestselling author of A Noise Downstairs and No Time for Goodbye returns with an edge-of-your-seat thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach—a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear. It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to be a horrific, random tragedy. But then, on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper....read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    “An uncomfortably plausible tale . . . Barclay's pacing is impeccable. . . . A page-turner that keeps the reader guessing until the end.”—Denver Post Tim Blake is an average guy. He sells cars. He has an ex-wife who’s moved in with another man. It’s not a life without hassles, but nothing will prepare him for when his daughter, Sydney, vanishes into thin air.  At the hotel where she supposedly worked, no one has ever heard of her. Even her closest friends seem to be at a loss. As he retraces Sydney’s steps, Tim discovers that the suburban Connecticut town he always thought of as idyllic is anything but. What he doesn’t know is that his...read more

  • Linwood Barclay

    Glen Garber, a contractor, has seen his business shaken by the housing crisis, and now his wife, Sheila, is taking a business course at night to increase her chances of landing a good-paying job. But she should have been home by now. With their eight-year-old daughter sleeping soundly, Glen soon finds his worst fears confirmed: Sheila and two others have been killed in a car accident. Grieving and in denial, Glen resolves to investigate the accident himself—and begins to uncover layers of lawlessness beneath the placid surface of their Connecticut suburb, secret after dangerous secret behind the closed doors. Propelled into a vortex of corruption and illegal activity, pursued by...read more