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Fearfully Disappointing

Advantages: Interesting period, mix of real people and fiction
Disadvantages: Weak story/crime aspect, too many characters

I originally purchased this book a few years ago as part of a Kindle 99p deal. It sounded a murder-mystery with a difference, but to be honest I forgot all about it until I went through my old Amazon orders to spot books I’d missed. It is apparently the ...

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I fear it's not his best...

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...I recently reviewed never look away, a thriller written by Canadian author, Linwwod Barclay. I really enjoyed the book, my first, experience of this author and was keen to get my hands on another of his books from my local library. Fear the worst has gl ...

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Review of Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay

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Fearing the worst for believability

Advantages: Overall as enjoyable as most Barclay books
Disadvantages: the ending is a little far-fetched and disappointing, not as good as previous books

Tim Blake’s worst fear is realised one afternoon when his daughter, Sydney, fails to return home from her summer job at a local hotel. After visiting her place of work, Tim becomes even more concerned when they insist they have never heard of her; that s ...

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Review of Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay

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Fear the worst then add a sprinkle more drama

Advantages: Interesting and gripping storyline
Disadvantages: A bit far fetched in places and a slightly disappointing and sudden ending

I have previously enjoyed Linwood Barclay's novel No time for goodbye so when I spotted this one in the 3 for 2 offer at my favourite bookshop I jumped at the chance to check out this one. Tim Blake is a father of a teenage girl called Sydney and we jo ...

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Review of Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay

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Don't fear - the book is good!

Advantages: Gripping and gets you thinking
Disadvantages: Ending is maybe a bit sudden

I picked this book up initially for me husband as this is one of his preferred genres to read. However I have also, like him, read both of Linwood Barclays other book’s and because I enjoyed them I decided once my husband had finished reading it I would g ...

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Review of Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay

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