Take Your Breath Away

Take Your Breath Away

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A missing woman. A husband suspected.
The truth will ... Take Your Breath Away
Linwood Barclay is...
'A suspense master' Stephen King
'In a class of his own' T.M. Logan
'One of the finest thriller writers in the world' Mark Billingham


It's always the husband, isn't it?
When his wife Brie vanishes from their home one night, never to be seen again, people assume Andy got away with murder. The police can't build a case against him, but still his friends and neighbours abandon him.


Six years later, Andy's life is back on track, and he's settled with a new girlfriend. And when he hears his old house has been bulldozed and rebuilt, he's not bothered. Things are good.


But then one day, a woman who looks like Brie shows up at their old address, screaming 'Where's my house? What happened to my house?' before vanishing as quickly as she appeared.


And as dark suspicions resurface, Andy's future depends on discovering what the hell is going on. The trick is staying alive long enough to find out...



PRAISE FOR LINWOOD BARCLAY:



'A suspense master' STEPHEN KING


'A full-throttle powerhouse of a thriller - Linwood Barclay is in a class of his own' T.M. LOGAN


'One of the finest thriller writers in the world' MARK BILLINGHAM


'The twists keep coming' THE TIMES


'No one can thrill you and chill you better than Barclay' TESS GERRITSEN


'Another lightning-paced page-turner with a twist that really did take my breath away. Absolutely classic Linwood' MARK EDWARDS


'Gripping, propulsive, and surprising - he wasn't kidding, I'm breathless' DAVID KOEPP


'If you want someone to jangle your nerves and mess with your mind, Barclay's your man' SAGA


'Nothing is more satisfying than tucking into a new Linwood Barclay novel' SHARI LAPENA


'[Exhibits] Barclay's remarkable strengths in plotting and characterisation. Perhaps only John Grisham is his equal in creating show-stealing supporting characters' SUNDAY TIMES


'Linwood Barclay is a stone-cold pro' JOE HILL


'A fast-moving, high-concept thriller from the talented Barclay ... a rip-roaring rollercoaster of a ride' DAILY MAIL
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 35mm | 570g
  • HQ
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 000833210X
  • 9780008332105
  • 170,896

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PRAISE FOR LINWOOD BARCLAY:



'A suspense master' STEPHEN KING


'A full-throttle powerhouse of a thriller - Linwood Barclay is in a class of his own' T.M. LOGAN


'One of the finest thriller writers in the world' MARK BILLINGHAM


'The twists keep coming' THE TIMES


'Another twisting and ingenious thriller from suspense-meister Linwood' THE SUN


'No one can thrill you and chill you better than Barclay' TESS GERRITSEN


'Another lightning-paced page-turner with a twist that really did take my breath away. Absolutely classic Linwood' MARK EDWARDS


'A master of pace, structure, and suspense. Take Your Breath Away had me guessing and turning pages all night, and I still didn't figure it out till the end. Gripping, propulsive, and surprising - he wasn't kidding, I'm breathless' DAVID KOEPP


'If you want someone to jangle your nerves and mess with your mind, Barclay's your man' SAGA


'Nothing is more satisfying than tucking into a new Linwood Barclay novel' SHARI LAPENA


'[Exhibits] Barclay's remarkable strengths in plotting and characterisation. Perhaps only John Grisham is his equal in creating show-stealing supporting characters' SUNDAY TIMES


'This novel moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone-cold pro' JOE HILL


'A fast-moving, high-concept thriller from the talented Barclay ... a rip-roaring rollercoaster of a ride' DAILY MAIL


'Linwood Barclay's thrillers move at breakneck speed... pacy, exciting' WOMAN & HOME


'Linwood Barclay presses all the right buttons' MICHAEL ROBOTHAM


'Difficult to put down. A cracking read' BELFAST TELEGRAPH


'A breathless, gripping read' WOMAN'S OWN


'Murder mysteries don't get much better than this ... utterly compelling, and the drama will take your breath' PA MEDIA
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About Linwood Barclay

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 seven million copies globally, his books have been sold in more than 39 countries around the world and he can count Stephen King, Shari Lapena and Peter James among his many fans.

Many of his books have been optioned for film and TV, and Linwood wrote the screenplay for the film based on his bestselling novel Never Saw It Coming. Born in the US, his parents moved to Canada just as he was turning four, and he's lived there ever since. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Neetha. They have two grown children. Visit Linwood Barclay at www.linwoodbarclay.com or find him on Twitter at @linwood_barclay.
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Rating details

3,480 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 36% (1,259)
4 44% (1,539)
3 16% (574)
2 3% (91)
1 0% (17)
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