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Barclay, Linwood

Overview
Works: 132 works in 722 publications in 1 language and 28,310 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Humor  Detective and mystery stories  Humorous stories 
Roles: Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR9199.3.B37135, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Linwood Barclay
No time for goodbye by Linwood Barclay( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,859 libraries worldwide
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. Ever. Now, twenty-five years later, she'll learn the devastating truth. Sometimes it's better not to know. . . . Cynthia is happily married with a young daughter, a new family. But the story of her old family isn't over. A strange car in the neighborhood, untraceable phone calls, ominous "gifts"'someone has returned to her hometown to finish what was started twenty-five years ago. And no one's innocence is guaranteed, not even her own. By the time Cynthia discovers her killer's shocking identity, it will again be too late . . . even for goodbye. From the Paperback edition
The accident : a novel by Linwood Barclay( Book )
34 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,519 libraries worldwide
It is the new normal at the Garber household in Connecticut. Glen, 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. Waiting for Sheila's return, 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. Adding to the tragedy, the police claim Sheila was responsible. Glen knows it is impossible. When he investigates, Glen begins to uncover layers of lawlessness beneath the placid surface of their suburb, secret after dangerous secret behind the closed doors. Propelled into a vortex of corruption and illegal activity, pursued by mysterious killers, and confronted by threats from neighbors he thought he knew, Glen must take his own desperate measures and go to terrifying new places in himself to avenge his wife and protect his child. -- From publisher's web site
Never look away : a thriller by Linwood Barclay( Book )
36 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,503 libraries worldwide
"A warm summer Saturday. An amusement park. David Harwood is glad to be spending some quality time with his wife, Jan, and their four-year-old son. But what begins as a pleasant family outing turns into a nightmare after an inexplicable disappearance. A frantic search only leads to an even more shocking and harrowing turn of events."--Cover, p. 2
Too close to home by Linwood Barclay( Book )
35 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
Using his neighbor's house to spend some private time with his girlfriend while the Barclays are on vacation, Derek Cutter suddenly becomes the prime suspect in a small-town murder case when the Barclays return home early and are unexpectedly killed--with Derek still hiding in their basement
Fear the worst by Linwood Barclay( Book )
36 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,299 libraries worldwide
Tim is an average guy. He sells cars. He has and ex-wife who's moved in with a man whose moody son spends more time online than he should. Tim's girlfriend is turning out to be a bit of a flake. It's not a life without hassles, but nothing will prepare him for the nightmare that's about the begin
Trust your eyes : a thriller by Linwood Barclay( Book )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
A schizophrenic, map-obsessed, shut-in who tours the world using a computer program witnesses what he believes to be a murder in downtown New York City and enlists his caretaker brother in an effort to investigate
A tap on the window by Linwood Barclay( Book )
22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
"It's been two months since private investigator Cal Weaver's teenage son Scott died in a tragic accident. Ever since, he and his wife have drifted apart, fracturing a once-normal life. Cal is mired in grief, a grief he can't move past. And maybe his grief has clouded his judgment. Because driving home one night, he makes his first big mistake. A girl drenched in rain taps on his car window and asks for a ride as he sits at a stoplight. Even though he knows a fortysomething man picking up a teenage hitchhiker is a fool, he lets her in. She's the same age as Scott, and maybe she can help Cal find the dealer who sold his son the drugs that killed him. After a brief stop at a roadside diner, Cal senses that something's not right with the girl or the situation. But it's too late. He's already involved. Now Cal is drawn into a nightmare of pain and suspicion. Something is horribly wrong in the small town of Griffon in upstate New York. There are too many secrets there, too many lies and cover-ups. And Cal has decided to expose those secrets, one by one. That's his second big mistake"--
Bad move by Linwood Barclay( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
Staging a demonstration of his latest worst-case scenario phobia for his family, paranoid writer Zack Walker inadvertently finds himself in possession of a stolen purse and must find a connection between its contents, a dead environmentalist, and real estate thugs--before his wife gets home from work
Bad guys by Linwood Barclay( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
Back on the job as a features writer for the city paper, Zack Walker stumbles into a murder that may be linked to a gang that has been terrorizing the city's high-end shopping district, finds himself on a path to confrontation with ruthless criminal "Barbie" Bullock, and must protect his daughter from a possible stalker
Never look away a thriller by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
David Harwood is a small-town reporter in need of a break. Then he gets a lead that just might be the answer to his prayers: a potential scandal involving a controversial development project for the outskirts of this picturesque upstate New York town
Trust your eyes by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
A schizophrenic, map-obsessed, shut-in who tours the world using a computer program witnesses what he believes to be a murder in downtown New York City and enlists his caretaker brother in an effort to investigate
Stone rain by Linwood Barclay( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
When his friend Trixie Snelling becomes the prime suspect in a bizarre murder and implicates him in the discovery of a corpse strapped to her basement bondage cross, Zack Walker races to uncover the truth
No safe house by Linwood Barclay( Book )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
"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. 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 trying to keep his family together. And the entire town is reeling from the senseless murder of two elderly locals. But when Grace foolishly follows her delinquent boyfriend into a strange house, the Archers must do more than stay together. They must stay alive. Because now they have all been unwillingly drawn into the shadowy depths of their seemingly idyllic hometown. For there, they will be reconnected with the man who saved their lives seven years ago, but who still remains a ruthless, unrepentant criminal. They will encounter killers for hire working all sides. And they will learn that there are some things people value much more than money, and will do anything to get it. Caught in a labyrinth between family loyalty and ultimate betrayal, Terry must find a way to extricate his family from a lethal situation he still doesn't fully comprehend. All he knows is that to live, he may have to do the unthinkable..."--
No time for goodbye by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 libraries worldwide
The house was deathly quiet. That was the first sign that something was terribly wrong. Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge woke that morning to find herself alone. Her family - mother, father, and brother - had vanished without a word, without a note, without a trace. Twenty-five years later, Cynthia is still looking for answers. Now she is about to learn the devastating truth
Mike Harris made me eat my dog by Linwood Barclay( file )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
An informed and viciously satirical look at the Ontario Tories, who've polarized public opinion unlike any other government in the province's history. Three years into Ontario's Common Sense Revolution, hospitals and schools are closing by the hundreds; thousands of nurses and teachers and other workers are jobless; schools are in chaos; pregnant welfare mothers have lost their nutrition allowance because the Premier thinks they'll spend it on beer; Toronto the megacity is collapsing under the weight of its own amalgamated administration; the Premier's last cultural experience was Mr. Silly; t
Lone wolf by Linwood Barclay( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
When a mutilated corpse turns up at his father's lakeside fishing camp, supposedly the victim of a vicious bear attack, journalist and family man Zack Walker begins to suspect something far more sinister and finds himself taking on a deadly predator with a host of terrifying weapons with a fanatical thirst for mayhem
Fear the worst by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Tim Blake finds himself asking questions when his daughter Sydney vanishes into thin air. At the hotel where she was supposedly working, no one has ever heard of her. Even her closest friends can't tell him what Sydney was really doing in the weeks before her disappearance. Now, as the days pass without a word, Tim is forced to face not only the fact that Sydney is missing but that the daughter he's loved and nurtured, the daughter he thought he knew as well as anyone, is a virtual stranger
A tap on the window by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
"It's been two months since private investigator Cal Weaver's teenage son Scott died in a tragic accident. Ever since, he and his wife have drifted apart, fracturing a once-normal life. Cal is mired in grief, a grief he can't move past. And maybe his grief has clouded his judgment. Because driving home one night, he makes his first big mistake. A girl drenched in rain taps on his car window and asks for a ride as he sits at a stoplight. Even though he knows a fortysomething man picking up a teenage hitchhiker is a fool, he lets her in. She's the same age as Scott, and maybe she can help Cal find the dealer who sold his son the drugs that killed him. After a brief stop at a roadside diner, Cal senses that something's not right with the girl or the situation. But it's too late. He's already involved. Now Cal is drawn into a nightmare of pain and suspicion. Something is horribly wrong in the small town of Griffon in upstate New York. There are too many secrets there, too many lies and cover-ups. And Cal has decided to expose those secrets, one by one. That's his second big mistake."--Container
Never saw it coming by Linwood Barclay( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Keisha Ceylon is a psychic. At least, that's what she tells people. She watches the news for stories of missing people, then waits a few days and goes to see the family. She tells them she's had a vision and that she may know where their missing loved one is - for a price, of course. The problem is, this time her "vision" is a bit too close to the truth
Too close to home a thriller by Linwood Barclay( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Jim and Ellen Cutter fear for their safety following the grisly and unexplained murder of their neighbors. As they question their own fate, they find little comfort in the answers they find. Promise Falls doesn't seem to be the kind of town where a family would be gunned down, but it looks like some sinister secrets lurk behind an idyllic image
 
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Barclay, Linwood
バークレイ, リンウッド
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