Parting Shot by Linwood Barclay

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Read Parting Shot Online Free - A gripping thriller packed with scandal in a small town, from the master of the twist you never saw coming - international bestseller, Linwood Barclay.

When a young girl from Promise Falls is killed by a drunk driver, the community wants answers.

It doesn't matter that the accused is a kid himself: all they see is that he took a life and got an easy sentence. As pack mentality kicks in and social media outrage builds, vicious threats are made against the boy and his family.

When Cal Weaver is called in to investigate, he finds himself caught up in a cold-blooded revenge plot. Someone in the town is threatening to put right some wrongs...

And in Cal's experience, it's only ever a matter of time before threats turn into action.

Title : Parting Shot
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ISBN : 0385687168
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 464 pages


Matt rated it ★★★★☆

October 08, 2017

Linwood Barclay adds to his already popular Promise Falls series with this latest novel, a mystery that takes readers on an interesting ride into the world of revenge. When Cal Weaver is hired to protect Jeremy Pilford, who was accused of backing over his girlfriend when extremely intoxicated, he...

Jackie rated it ★★★★★

September 03, 2017

Parting Shot is a companion novel to the Paradise Falls trilogy by Linwood Barclay, and like those novels, I marvel at Barclay's brilliance. Two characters return from the trilogy, the detective and the investigator. Written in third person for the detective and first person for the investigator,...

Brenda rated it ★★★★☆

December 02, 2017

Lies are very destructive, and this book shows just how bad it can get. Liars get caught in their lies, some people are complicit, vigilantes believe they know the truth, and innocent people get hurt. I liked Detective Barry Duckworth and PI Cal Weaver from previous Promise Falls books and that co...

Julie rated it ★★★★★

June 29, 2017

In theory this was a stand alone novel, it really it carried on with two of the characters from the Promise Falls trilogy and is set once again in Promise falls . It was great being familiar with the characters and their families. It could be read as standalone but would sort of spoil the trilogy...

Judy rated it ★★★★★

December 20, 2017

Top 30 Best Books of 2017 Linwood Barclay returns with his riveting series, Promise Falls following The Twenty Three #3 (2016) with his best yet, in the twisty PARTING SHOT (#4) — a fitting title for his latest riveting thriller. Packed with a severe savage punch, and more twists than the P...

Danielle rated it ★★★★☆

January 16, 2018

I won this book thanks to GoodReads giveaways in exchange for an honest review. I hadn't read any books by this author before. It seems to me that I lacked some elements to understand the characters and Promise Falls’ back-story tragedy. But these missing details were not sufficient to prevent me...

Paul rated it ★★★★★

April 29, 2017

First off, I don't write reviews but in this instance I felt compelled to. I read lots of books in the crime/thriller genre and Linwood Barclay is one of a handful of authors on my must-read list. It was a huge and pleasant surprise to see this on the shelf of my local bookstore as I wasn't expect...

🔮⚡️Voracious rated it ★★★☆☆

May 29, 2017

Wow, I started this on the 7th of this month? Normally I devour a Linwood Barclay book with gusto but I just wasn't feeling this particular one. I adored the Promise Falls trilogy, so I was so excited when I knew that this book was also going to be set in Promise Falls but sadly, my excitement wa...

Heather rated it ★★★★☆

July 30, 2017

As per usual, Linwood Barclay impresses. Full of twists (just wait for those last few paragraphs..!), intriguing characters and mysteries. In Parting Shot, Barclay uses both first and third person (likely to appeal to a wider audience, as I know some people detest first-person narrators..) and hi...

Louise rated it ★★★★☆

May 12, 2017

It has been a year since the water tragedy and Promise Falls is just beginning to get back to normal. A young girl has been killed by a drunk driver. The accused driver is just a kid himself. The community want answers. As far as the community is concerned, the kid got off lightly with an easy sen...

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