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Mon
Oct 30 2017 2:00pm

Q&A with Linwood Barclay, Author of Parting Shot

Linwood Barclay is the critically acclaimed New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of 16 novels. These include the four-book Zack Walker series, the recent Promise Falls trilogy (Broken Promise, Far From True, and The Twenty-Three), and the 2009 Arthur Ellis Award-winning title, Too Close to Home. His newest, Parting Shot (available October 31, 2017), is a standalone thriller that revisits both the backdrop of Promise Falls and Private Investigator Cal Weaver. A former newspaper journalist for The Toronto Star, the American-born Barclay makes his home in Oakville, Ontario.

Recently, the author generously took time to answer questions pertaining to his craft—writing standalone vs. series novels, balancing multiple storylines and dual protagonists, and creating believable plot twists, among other topics. He also teased the “Hitchcockian” tale that comes next…

[Read the full Q&A below!]