Never Look Away

Never Look Away

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Description

It starts with a trip to a local amusement park. David Harwood is hoping a carefree day at Five Mountains will help dispel his wife Jan's recent depression, black moods that have led to frightening thoughts of suicide. Instead, a day of fun with their four-year-old son Ethan turns into a nightmare. When Jan disappears from the park, David's worst fears seem to have come true. But when he goes to the police to report her missing, terrified that she's planning to take her own life, the facts start to indicate something very different. The park's records show that only two tickets were purchased, David and Ethan's, and CCTV shows no evidence that Jan ever entered the park at all. Suddenly David's story starts to look suspicious - suspicious enough for the police to wonder if she's already dead, murdered by her husband. To prove his innocence and keep his son from being taken away from him, David is going to have to dig deep into the past and come face to face with a terrible childhood tragedy - but by doing that he could risk destroying everything precious to him.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 166 x 242 x 35mm | 694g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752897438
  • 9780752897431
  • 368,484

Review quote

'Where has Linwood Barclay been all my life? His is the best thriller I've read in five years. Once I was 30 pages in, I literally couldn't put it down. The writing is crisp; the twists are jolting and completely unexpected. Think 'Rebecca' and you'll be in the right neighborhood.' -- STEPHEN KING ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY This has to be one of the most engrossing thrillers of the year ... the reader is swept up into the twisted plotting and held in total suspense until the final denouement.' -- Carla McKay DAILY MAIL 'another installemtn of literary crime fiction so gripping it reads like a dirty airport thriller. Indeed, Barclay's latest is being hailed as his best - which is no small feat for the much-acclaimed author of No Time for Goodbye and Too Close to Home. ... A chilling triumph and a must-read.' CITY AMshow more

About Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay is married with two children and lives near Toronto. He wrote a popular column for the TORONTO STAR until becoming an internationally bestselling novelist.show more

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12,057 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 30% (3,658)
4 44% (5,248)
3 21% (2,560)
2 4% (447)
1 1% (144)
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