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Trust your Eyes

Barclay, Linwood

(Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Trust your Eyes
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A schizophrenic, map-obsessed, shut-in who tours the world using a computer program witnesses what he believes to be a murder in downtown New York City and enlists his caretaker brother in an effort to investigate.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2012
ISBN: 0451237900
9780451237903
Characteristics: 498 p. ;,24 cm

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"Thomas Kilbride is a schizophrenic, map-obsessed shut-in who believes he's in touch with both the CIA and former President Bill Clinton. He also believes he's seen a murder. His brother Ray, in town for their father's funeral and to decide what's to be done with Thomas, reluctantly agrees to investigate. His amateur efforts expose them both to some truly dangerous people who want nothing more than to hide all evidence of their activities. Sympathetic characters and a gripping, wildly twisting plot characterise this fast-paced suspense story; for a similar experience with another doubt-defying individual, try Chris Ewan's Safe House." Thrillers and Suspense November 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/c10208aa-343b-4f25-b65f-8c1adfb66e39?postId=9446f4c4-5e7f-4b55-83e1-3c90465e650f

I have only recently discovered this author. He is wonderful. These are fabulous books - well worth reading.

Jul 18, 2014
  • BLACKSQUIRREL_1 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I'm new to his books,but so far I like them

Jun 14, 2014
  • zeel13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely loved it!

Sep 26, 2013
  • grandquilter rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Had me hooked from the start. Liked the characters and plot. Twists till the end.

Jun 12, 2013
  • debwalker rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Another great ride with Linwood Barclay - twist after twist, right to the last page. Also poignant on the challenges of caring for a fragile sibling once your parents are gone and there's no one else to look after someone who will never be able to live independently.

May 28, 2013
  • Ccor61 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent. Just when you think you have it figured out you find out your wrong. Keeps you going to the very last page.

I happened upon Linwood Barclay one day and have remained forever grateful. I have read all of his books. I absolutely love how Barclay weaves pieces of his own life's experiences into all his novels~even if it's just a physical setting. My only complaint: there are no new novels for me to read. I live in hope! I recommend that new readers start with Barclay's first novel and continue forward. There is a discernable thread that links them all together. Enjoy!!

Mar 11, 2013
  • GLNovak rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Thomas believes he needs to memorize maps of all the cities of the world in the event of a massive electronic attack. He is busy 'walking' through New York City on Whirl360, a website modelled on Google Earth, when he sees what he thinks is a murder being committed. He is a schizophrenic and cannot leave his house so persuades his brother, Ray, to investigate. Very good story, very believable, nicely paced. Enjoyed it from beginning to end - definitely a page-turner.

Totally believable suspense. Could not put it down. Barclay's books are always a pleasure to read. Lots of twists and turns

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Nov 21, 2012
  • h22520399 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely FANTASTIC read. As always, everytime you thought you knew what was happening, everything would get turned on its head. Right until the very end. Couldn't put it down.

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