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Your daughter doesnâ€™t come home one night from her summer
You go there looking for her. No oneâ€™s seen here.
But itâ€™s worse than that.
No oneâ€™s ever seen
her. So where has she been going every day? And where is
In Linwood Barclayâ€™s riveting new
thriller, an ordinary manâ€™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. Sheâ€™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. Itâ€™s not a life without hassles, but nothing will
prepare Tim for the nightmare thatâ€™s about to
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 heâ€™s loved
and thought he knew is a virtual stranger.
retraces Sydneyâ€™s steps, Tim discovers that the suburban
Connecticut town he always thought of as idyllic is
anything but. What he doesnâ€™t know is that his every move
is being watched. There are others who want to find Syd as
much as Tim does.
But theyâ€™re not planning a
Welcome Home party.
The closer Tim comes to the
truth, the closer he comes to every parentâ€™s worst
nightmareâ€”and the kind of evil only a parentâ€™s love has a
chance in hell of stopping.
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.
(Sharon Baker 1:49pm September 11, 2009)
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