Wednesday, 29 June 2016

REVIEW: NO TIME FOR GOODBYE BY LINWOOD BARCLAY

OVERVIEW
No Time for Goodbye (No Time For Goodbye #1)Fourteen-year-old Cynthia woke one morning to discover that her entire family, mother, father, brother had vanished. No note, no trace, no return. Ever. Now, twenty-five years later, she'll learn the devastating truth

REVIEW
This was my first Barclay novel and it sure didn't disappoint! I was gripped from beginning to end; No time for goodbye is a fast paced novel and the drama factor of this novel was out of this world. Personally this is one of my favorite reads of 2016 due to the awesome plot-line and the portrayal of the characters. I particularly liked how Barclay left every chapter  with a cliffhanger to keep me reading which worked as i read half the book in a whole day because of Barclays phenomenal writing.  Barclay also left a huge twist near the end which was very unexpected. I wasn't very keen on how Barclay gave the answer of what happened to Cynthia's family a bit early as he could used these pages to build up the tension more. But all in all "no time for goodbye" has defiantly built up Barclays reputation and I will certainly be buying more of his books in the future. 

Analysis 

Pros= Plot line/ cliffhangers/characters 
Cons= Gave away answer to the mystery to early


Goodreads Link : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1225261.No_Time_for_Goodbye
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/No-Time-Goodbye-Linwood-Barclay/dp/1409159841

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