Broken Promise

Broken Promise

Large Print - 2015
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After his wife's death and the collapse of his newspaper, David Harwood has no choice but to uproot his nine-year-old son and move back into his childhood home in Promise Falls, New York. David believes his life is in free fall, and he can't find a way to stop his descent. Then he comes across a family secret of epic proportions.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, 2015
ISBN: 9781410481863
Characteristics: 677 p. (large print) ; 23 cm


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Mar 17, 2018

Final Assignment

Sep 14, 2017

This is by far the funnest book I have read in a long time. Just when I'm beginning to think that this small town can't get any weirder something crazier pops up. I have to rack my brain to remember the characters are as I begin reading each chapter and it features a character that was introduced earlier in the story. There are a lot of characters and I find them all fascinating. I'm reading the second in the trilogy and I cannot wait to get into the third. I highly recommend the Promise Falls trilogy.

Jun 18, 2017

One of my favorite Canadian authors. Always a great read.

Jun 17, 2017

I simply cannot say enough good things about this Canadian author. I love good mystery stories and I am always on the hunt for a new author to enjoy. His books are bad for me because I ignore everything for a good while and stay up too late because I just cannot stop reading. Give him a try, I think you'll enjoy his stories.

LoganLib_Erin May 01, 2017

One of my favourite authors and although many of his novels are stand alone books, this start of a thrilling trilogy will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Mar 27, 2017

I found most of the plot twists predictable but enjoyed the book nevertheless - good story.

Apr 08, 2016

I always enjoy Linwood Barclay's books. A friend recommended I try reading his books and I have no regrets. I've enjoyed every one I've read and this book did not disappoint. This is a series, this book being the first. The ending was not completely wrapped up so I 'm looking forward to getting the second in this trilogy.

Apr 05, 2016

Broken Promise --- by --- Linwood Barclay.
I remember Barclay from his days as a columnist working for the Toronto Star. Since then he’s put over fifteen novels under his belt. And he sure can write. This story is about a really “weird” situation. An angel leaves a baby on Marla’s doorstep. There’s murder and lots of deceit in this novel. And I dare you to outhink Barclay in this plot. Definitely something to read. Fast.

Feb 28, 2016

Perhaps not the best Barclay book I've read, but enjoyed it very much. It leaves the reader a taste for the follow-up "Far From True" and that there won't be a third book to conclude the mysteries in Promise Falls.

ehbooklover Jan 29, 2016

After being ultra disappointed with Barclay's last book, I was all ready to give up on him entirely. When a fellow bookworm told me how much she loved this title I decided to trust her and give him another chance. So glad that I did! Despite figuring out one of the twists, I couldn't put this one down. It was a fast-paced read, chock full of twists and turns, with lots of interesting characters. This title actually reminded me of Barclay's earlier titles. I can hardly wait to find out what happens next! (NOTE: this is part of a series so don't expect everything to be wrapped up by the end.)

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