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 7 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. He is currently working with eOne to turn the Promise Falls trilogy into a series. 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.
PRAISE FOR LINWOOD BARCLAY: 'A superior thriller' SUNDAY TIMES 'The twists keep coming' THE TIMES 'Find You First starts with a bang and ends with an even bigger one. Barclay is a terrific writer, but he's outdone himself with this. It's the best book of his career. I couldn't put it down, and you won't be able to either. If you enjoy thrillers, this is the real deal. It never lets up' STEPHEN KING 'A full-throttle powerhouse of a thriller - Linwood Barclay is in a class of his own' T.M. LOGAN 'Genius ... but terrifying' THE SUN 'This novel moves as fast as a falling elevator and hits with just as much force. Linwood Barclay is a stone-cold pro and Elevator Pitch is a shameless good time' JOE HILL 'A great cast of characters,tension, humour and a thrilling ending; this book takes Linwood to new heights!' MARK EDWARDS '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 'One of the finest thriller writers in the world at the very top of his game' MARK BILLINGHAM 'A relentlessly tense thriller ... there's plenty of the sardonic humour that came to the fore in Mr Barclay's previous novel Elevator Pitch ... the comedy enhances the edgy atmosphere' THE TIMES CRIME CLUB 'Another gripping thriller from bestselling master of tension Linwood Barclay' HELLO!