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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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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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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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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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Could this be another literary Idol?

Advantages: Cover art is exceptional, blurb gives the right amount of detail, interesting twists in the plot
Disadvantages: sometimes a bit slow, can be a bit obvious (although in other places it isn't)

My opinion Like a lot of the books that I purchase nowadays, due to my ownership of a Kindle, I purchase a lot of my books online. As this book was recommended for my readership by Amazon, due to the fact that I am a bit of a crime story addict, I ...

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Review of Fallen Idols - Neil White

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