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Summary

One will change your life.

One will end it.

Who will...find you first? 

It’s a deadly race against time.... 

Tech billionaire Miles has more money than he can ever spend, but he can’t buy more time. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, he is forced to take a long, hard look at his past.

Somewhere out there, Miles has children who don’t know it, but they might be about to inherit the good and bad from him - possibly his fortune, or possibly something more sinister.

So, Miles decides to track them down. But a lethal killer is one step ahead of him. One by one, people are vanishing. Not just disappearing, every trace of them is wiped.

Number one Sunday Times best seller Linwood Barclay returns with his electrifying new thriller Find You First.

©2021 Linwood Barclay (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Find You First starts with a bang and ends with an even bigger one. Barclay is a terrific writer, but he’s outdone himself with this. It’s the best book of his career. I couldn’t put it down, and you won’t be able to, either. If you enjoy thrillers, this is the real deal. It never lets up." (Stephen King)

"A full-throttle powerhouse of a thriller - Linwood Barclay is in a class of his own." (T. M. Logan)

"Barclay has a knack for turning news stories or social trends into rambunctious black-comedy thrillers full of sharply drawn fools and knaves." (Sunday Times, Thriller of the Month)

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Great book - I couldn’t “put it down”

This is the first book I have listened to/read by Linwood Barclay. It was really engaging from the first chapter. The storyline of the millionaire looking for his children seemed like a straightforward plot, but there are lots of twists that make the story really intriguing.

I shall definitely be listening to more Linwood Barclay books in the future.

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Enthralling

This was my first Linwood Barclay -I was totally immersed in the storyline-very well narrated and believable. Listened in only 2 sittings as was gripped by the events as they unfolded. Ann s

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WOW

I heard the synopsis through a radio advert but missed the Author’s name and the title. It took nearly a month to find the missing details but it was worth the effort. Amazing intricate storytelling, character development and plot twists.

Narrator is excellent as are his “voices”

I would highly recommend this book and will be purchasing another Linwood Barclay.

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Disappointing…

I’ve listened to and enjoyed quite a few books by this author but this one has a terrible storyline. At no point is the plot believable.
Disappointed I wasted a credit on this…

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enjoyed from page 1 kept me gripped throughout highly recommended characters and storyline believable

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OMGoodness! I couldn't stop listening to this book

My first Linwood Barclay book and boy, did it keep me enthralled up to the end. George Newbern is one of the most talented narrators I've ever listened to. please, please, PLEASE can George narrarate another Linwood Barclay book. They make a significant team!

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Entertaining

May not the best ever but a good, classic Lynwood Barclay. You know what you’re going to get. Good for walking the dogs!

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What a great storyteller Lynwood Barclay is. His books are page turners from the start and this one as brilliant. Highly recommended.

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great

Great Linwood Barclay. always good. with lots of twists and turns that keep you guessing.

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hard to get started. wasn't sure of voices. took a while to finish was an ok story guessed what would be the outcome.