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Stephen King has called him "a suspense master." Now the New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of Broken Promise delivers a taut thriller about a crime that will give the town of Promise Falls a punch to the gut...

Private investigator Cal Weaver doesn't know what to expect when he's called to the home of Chandler Carson. The sixteen-year-old has been suspended for writing a violent story about a bat-wielding teen who beats his best friend to death over a girl. Much to Chandler's mother's surprise, there's nothing that Cal is willing to do—or can do—about it.

Soon after, Chandler's best friend is found murdered—beaten to death by a bat. Cal knew the victim, and now he knows the prime suspect. But there's more to this story than anyone could have imagined...

"Barclay has established himself alongside the masters of suburban fiction."—The Associated Press

"Twist-driven thrillers packed with explosive action are a hallmark of Barclay's career."—USA Today

Includes a preview of Linwood Barclay's new hardcover, Far from True

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Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

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  • Release date: March 22, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9780698182325
  • File size: 678 KB
  • Release date: March 22, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9780698182325
  • File size: 678 KB
  • Release date: March 22, 2016

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Stephen King has called him "a suspense master." Now the New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of Broken Promise delivers a taut thriller about a crime that will give the town of Promise Falls a punch to the gut...

Private investigator Cal Weaver doesn't know what to expect when he's called to the home of Chandler Carson. The sixteen-year-old has been suspended for writing a violent story about a bat-wielding teen who beats his best friend to death over a girl. Much to Chandler's mother's surprise, there's nothing that Cal is willing to do—or can do—about it.

Soon after, Chandler's best friend is found murdered—beaten to death by a bat. Cal knew the victim, and now he knows the prime suspect. But there's more to this story than anyone could have imagined...

"Barclay has established himself alongside the masters of suburban fiction."—The Associated Press

"Twist-driven thrillers packed with explosive action are a hallmark of Barclay's career."—USA Today

Includes a preview of Linwood Barclay's new hardcover, Far from True

Expand title description text