Broken Promise - Linwood Barclay (g)

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Broken Promise - Linwood Barclay (g)

Post by Little John » July 8th, 2018, 9:16 am

Apparently the first book in a trilogy, which is slightly irksome since you were not warned at the start and when the end came - it didn't come.

David Harwood is an out of work journalist with a young son living at his parents house. His cousin, Marla, is going through a breakdown after a still birth and has already attempted to steal a baby frim the hospital run by her mother.

Then, out of the blue, an "angel" comes to her door and hands her a baby. The address of the "real" mother is on a receipt for a push chair and when David tries to return the child, he finds that she has been brutally murdered. The police suspect Marla and David decides to use his journalistic skills to prove she is innocent.

There are lots if people and events most of which are left hanging for the next books. But the main story does mostly resolve at the end of this book.
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Re: Broken Promise - Linwood Barclay (g)

Post by marymary » July 8th, 2018, 10:33 am

Sounds interesting.

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Re: Broken Promise - Linwood Barclay (g)

Post by Lady P » July 8th, 2018, 7:05 pm

I read this book but did not realise that it was part of a trilogy so I will have to get book 2 and 3.

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