After writing four comic thrillers featuring the character Zack Walker, Linwood turned to darker, standalone novels, starting with No Time for Goodbye, which became an international hit and has been optioned for film by Eric McCormack. Since then, all of Linwood’s novels have appeared on bestseller lists.
Linwood studied English Literature at Trent University. It was at Trent where he met his wife Neetha. They have been married more than thirty years, and have two children.
From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "No Safe House" comes the first novel in an explosive trilogy about the disturbing secrets of a quiet small town.... After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move ba...
The New York Times bestselling author delivers the follow-up to No Time for Goodbye--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...
Linwood Barclay now reveals the dark side of a small town -- and the even darker secrets that hide there... 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...
Thomas Kilbride is a map-obsessed schizophrenic so affected that he rarely leaves the self-imposed bastion of his bedroom. But with a computer program called Whirl360.com, he travels the world while never so much as stepping out the door. He pores over and memorizes the streets of the world. He exa...
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. Keisha's la...
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 fi...
Keisha Ceylon is a psychic. At least, that's what she passes herself off as. The truth is, Keisha's real powers have more to do with separating troubled families from their money than actually seeing into the netherworld. Keisha watches the news for stories of missing family members. She gives it a...
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 shoc...
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 what happens when his daughter Sydney, vanishes into thin air. At the hotel where she supposedly worked, no one has ever heard of her. Ev...
Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Linwood Barclay brings terror closer than ever before in a stunning thriller in which murder strikes in the place we should feel safest of all…. In a quiet neighborhood, in the house next door, a family is brutally murdered for no apparent reason. You ...
Fourteen-year-old Cynthia Bigge woke one morning to discover that her entire family -- mother, father, older 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. NO TIME FOR GOODBYE Cynthi...
Zack Walker - 4
Metropolitan newspaper writer Zack Walker has a knack for stumbling onto deadly stories. But it's one that his good friend Trixie Snelling doesn't want told that's about to unleash a storm of trouble. As a professional dominatrix in the suburbs, Trixie has her share of secrets, but Zack has no idea...
Zack Walker - 3
Newspaper writer, family man, and reluctant hero Zack Walker has stumbled onto some dicey stories before, but nothing like what he's about to uncover when a mutilated corpse is found at his father's lakeside fishing camp. As always, Zack fears the worst. And this time, his paranoid worldview is dea...
Zack Walker - 2
In Linwood Barclay's debut, paranoid Zack Walker transplanted his city-savvy wife and teenagers to the peaceful burbs--where nervous fathers rest easy. Well, not quite. Now, another suspense-filled adventure, the Walkers have moved back e and Zack can't help but worry that just around the corner lu...
Zack Walker - 1
LIFE IN THE SUBURBS CAN BE MURDER... As a father of two overly curious, streetwise teenagers and husband to a wisecracking news-junkie journalist, work-at-home science fiction writer Zack Walker has a hard time convincing his loved ones to obey his rules for keeping them out of harm's way. Who c...