Linwood Barclay is married with two children and lives near Toronto. He wrote a popular column for the TORONTO STAR until becoming an internationally bestselling novelist.
"The best thriller I've read in five years."--Stephen King "Outstanding . . . The tension mounts. . . . The surprising twists and appealing characters rank this among the author's best."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "The writing is crisp; the twists are jolting and completely unexpected."--Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly" "Mr. Barclay can flawlessly assume the voice of a small-town American dad."--"The New York Times" "Plenty of surprises and twists."--"Seattle Post-Intelligencer" "From the Paperback edition."