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Bad Move

Bad Move

Paranoia-fuelled Zack Walker has trouble convincing his loved ones to obey his rules for keeping them out of harm’s way. He’s even uprooted his family and headed for the tranquillity of the suburbs.

But then Zack stumbles upon a body, and a trail of deceit and murder leads right back to his own front door. Suddenly, the ‘burbs is not looking nearly so safe… With a killer roaming around their neighbourhood and Zack’s overactive imagination in overdrive, he’s sure things can’t get any worse. But then another local is murdered – and Zack’s paranoid tendencies get him implicated in the crime.

To protect his family – and avoid being busted for a crime he didn’t commit – he’s going to have to override his instincts, and track down the killer himself.

Read by William Hope

(p) 2017 Orion Publishing Group
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 10th August 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781409162742


Delightful characters and a clever plot created with thoughtful and skilled writing...dare we hope for a second encounter?
Washington Times
Riotously funny and irreverent . . . Barclay's debut novel is a rollicking good read. Fans of the crime caper will rejoice.
Publishers Weekly
Well crafted and twisty...BAD MOVE reads like a mainstream movie
Dallas Morning
An amazing debut.
Kirkus Reviews
Some days, all you really want is for someone to tell you a wicked-good story. Linwood Barclay answers the reader's perpetual prayer.
New York Times
Fast pacing and well-drawn characters