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Publisher Description

A reissue of Linwood Barclay's brilliant first thriller - the fastest-selling Richard & Judy title to date - from the author of FIND YOU FIRST

On the morning she will never forget, suburban teenager Cynthia Archer awakes with a nasty hangover and a feeling she is going to have an even nastier confrontation with her mom and dad. But when she leaves her bedroom, she discovers the house is empty, with no sign of her parents or younger brother Todd. In the blink of an eye, without any explanation, her family has simply disappeared.

Twenty-five years later Cynthia is still haunted by unanswered questions. Were her family murdered? If so, why was she spared? And if they're alive, why did they abandon her in such a cruel way? Now married with a daughter of her own, Cynthia fears that her new family will be taken from her just as her first one was. And so she agrees to take part in a TV documentary revisiting the case, in the hope that somebody somewhere will remember something - or even that her father, mother or brother might finally reach out to her . . .

Then a letter arrives which makes no sense and yet chills Cynthia to the core. And soon she begins to realise that stirring up the past could be the worst mistake she has ever made . . .

Crime & Thrillers
1 March

Customer Reviews

Leeds mum ,

How can three people disappear into thin air?

No Time For Goodbye is a mystery thriller about a girl whose family just vanishes whilst she's sleeping off a drunken evening spent with one of the town's bad boys.

Cynthia had to live with not knowing what happened to her mum, dad and brother for 25 years. When a local TV station decides to produce an anniversary program, strange things start to happen and Cynthia's life is thrown into disarray. It's down to Terry her husband and narrator of this story to keep a level head and help Cynthia find out what happened.

The story starts off at a steady pace but it's like there's a switch and suddenly you're zooming along with Terry with more and more jigsaw pieces falling into place.

This is the first Linwood Barclay book I've read and it won't be the last. It kept me guessing with all the twists and turns. Linwood Barclay is a fantastic storyteller; I'd recommend this to anyone who loves a good thriller!

Chelllllyyyyyyy😩 ,

Love it!

One of my first books I ever read by Linwood B. and it is most definitely a favourite!

Bonneh ,

The best of all Linwood Barclay books

This book was truly amazing. Had me gripped from start to finish. Would recommend this book to anyone. Thoroughly entertaining!!

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