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Fear the Worst:
Linwood Barclay

Bantam
August 2009
On Sale: August 11, 2009
416 pages
ISBN: 0553807161
EAN: 9780553807165
Hardcover
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Suspense

Your daughter doesn’t come home one night from her summer job.
You go there looking for her. No one’s seen here. But it’s worse than that.
No one’s ever seen her. So where has she been going every day? And where is she now?

In Linwood Barclay’s riveting new thriller, an ordinary man’s desperate search for his daughter leads him into a dark world of corruption, exploitation, and murder. Tim Blake is about to learn that the people you think you know best are the ones harboring the biggest secrets.

Tim is an average guy. He sells cars. He has an ex-wife. She’s moved in with a man whose moody son spends more time online than he should. His girlfriend is turning out to be a bit of a flake. It’s not a life without hassles, but nothing will prepare Tim for the nightmare that’s about to begin.

Sydney vanishes into thin air. At the hotel where she supposedly worked, no one has ever heard of her. Even her closest friends seem to be at a loss. Now, as the days pass without word, Tim must face the fact that not only is Sydney missing, but that the daughter he’s loved and thought he knew is a virtual stranger.

As he retraces Sydney’s steps, Tim discovers that the suburban Connecticut town he always thought of as idyllic is anything but. What he doesn’t know is that his every move is being watched. There are others who want to find Syd as much as Tim does.

But they’re not planning a Welcome Home party.

The closer Tim comes to the truth, the closer he comes to every parent’s worst nightmare—and the kind of evil only a parent’s love has a chance in hell of stopping.

Comments

2 comments posted.

Re: Fear the Worst:

Met Linwood Barclay at Thrillerfest several years ago and he was gracious enough to take some time to talk to me. I am not a writer, just an avid reader. Purchased and got signed Lone Wolf and have since read others of his books. Looking forward to the new one.
(Rosie Stroy 12:53pm August 22, 2009)

I read a lot of authors and have read a couple of yours. This new one sounds very good and can't wait for it to come out.
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Sharon Baker 1:49pm September 11, 2009)

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