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Linwood Barclay

Canada (b.1955)

Linwood Barclay is an international bestselling crime and thriller author with over twenty critically acclaimed novels to his name, including the phenomenal number one bestseller No Time For Goodbye. Every Linwood Barclay book is a masterclass in characterisation, plot and the killer twist, and with sales of over 7 million copies globally, his books have been sold in more than 39 countries around the world and he can count Stephen King, Shari Lapeña and Peter James among his many fans.

Genres: Mystery, Children's Fiction
Series contributed to
Non fiction
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2014) : A Tap on the Window

Linwood Barclay recommends
Buffalo Jump (2008)
(Jonah Geller, book 1)
Howard Shrier
"Buffalo Jump jumps right off the page. It's a barelling freight train of a mystery, and I can't wait for Jonah Geller's next case."
Bleed for Me (2010)
(Joseph O'Loughlin, book 4)
Michael Robotham
"Michael Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them."
Damaged (2010)
(Kate Lange, book 1)
Pamela Callow
"A taut, edge-of-the-seat thriller with strong characters and a driving plot."
The Water Rat of Wanchai (2011)
(Ava Lee, book 1)
Ian Hamilton
"Ava Lee is tough, fearless, quirky and resourceful... a true original."
Everything to Lose (2014)
Andrew Gross
"Starts at full throttle and stays there till the end."
Somebody I Used to Know (2015)
David Bell
"David Bell writes spellbinding and gripping thrillers that get under your skin and refuse to let go."
The Sleepless Ones (2016)
(Guillermo Downes, book 2)
James Marrison
"Dark, gripping and unexpected."
Ragdoll (2017)
(Ragdoll, book 1)
Daniel Cole
"An exciting thriller."
The Castle (2017)
Jason Pinter
"An exciting and fast-paced thriller...One would like to think the events in The Castle are too incredible to be real. Frighteningly, they are not."
The End of the Line (2019)
Gray Williams
"An original world of wonder and menace."
Cold Storage (2019)
David Koepp
"Cold Storage is The Andromeda Strain on crack: chilling end-of-the-world terror infected with wicked humour."

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