Linwood Barclay is a U.S.-born Canadian author, who has risen in fame due to a variety of incredible standalone novels.

Barclay first started writing the “Zack Walker” series which spawned four books, however his real skills are shown in the series of books following that. Loosely connected in every form of the phrase, the Linwood Barclay series of standalone books capture you from the first chapter, and are fantastic fictional mysteries.

Seriously, read these books.

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Too Close to Home (2008)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Fear the Worst (2009)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Never Look Away (2010)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Trust Your Eyes (2011)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Accident (2011)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
A Tap on the Window (2013)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
A Noise Downstairs (2018)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Elevator Pitch (2019)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Find You First (2021)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Promise Falls Books

Broken Promise (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Final Assignment (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Far From True (2016)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
The Twenty-Three (2016)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Parting Shot (2017)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of No Time For Goodbye Books

No Time for Goodbye (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
No Safe House (2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Zack Walker Books

Bad Move (2004)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Bad Guys (2005)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Lone Wolf (2006)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Stone Rain / Bad News (2007)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Keisha Ceylon Books

Never Saw It Coming (2010)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Clouded Vision (2010)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Chase Books

Chase (2017)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Escape (2018)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

(with Raymond Khoury)

Pit Stop: Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber (With: Raymond Khoury) (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Jacket Man (2016)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Father Knows Zilch: A Guide for Dumbfounded Dads (1996)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Mike Harris Made Me Eat My Dog (1998)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
This House is Nuts: Surviving the Absurdities of Everyday Life (1998)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Last Resort : A Memoir (2000)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Raymond Khoury Short Stories/Novellas

(with Raymond Khoury)

Pit Stop: Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber (With: Raymond Khoury) (2015)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

FaceOff(2014)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Nothing Good Happens After Midnight(2020)Amazon.ca | Amazon.com

Notes: Stone Rain was also published as Bad News. The short story Pit Stop is written with Raymond Khoury.

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12 Responses to “Order of Linwood Barclay Books”

  1. Gary Maxwell: 3 months ago

    Read most of Linwood books …. Great

    Would recommend you try Peter James as well. He has the “ Inspector grace” series. But also some great standalone novels

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  2. Steve: 4 years ago

    Linwood Barkley was born in Darien CT He is an American not Canadian; Just resides in Canada.

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    • Brandon: 4 years ago

      He moved to Canada when he was 4. I would say that’s pretty Canadian. (I didn’t write this bio, but if I ever have much doubt, I usually leave out nationalities.)

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  3. Brenda Bones: 4 years ago

    I just started reading Linwood Barclays books. I love how he intertwines characters to make the mystery more complex.

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  4. angie 21: 5 years ago

    Have read all his stand alone novels and the Promise Falls trilogy. Cannot wait for them to be published quick enough.

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  5. Caydence James: 6 years ago

    I think the town is called “Promise Falls”, not “Primrose Falls”. Is the name of the town different in books sold in Canada and England?

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    • Graeme: 6 years ago

      Thanks Caydence it was a typo – fixed now 🙂

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      • Caydence James: 6 years ago

        Oh cool! Thanks for the update! I was actually beginning to think that Mr Barclay had different versions in publication for different countries! You’ve just prevented a full on search for the other version! Lol!!!

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  6. jan: 8 years ago

    I am reading linwood barclay’s “Trust your eyes” and find it very interesting how he can keep the story going with multiple character stories all involved in same mystery. Have to force myself to put it down and take a break..

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    • DealerDan: 8 years ago

      Is that the first of his you have read?

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  7. stevej666: 8 years ago

    This is out of date please update he has a new one coming next week

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    • Caydence James: 6 years ago

      It’s not like someone is standing there “at the ready” with their whole life dedicated to updating this list. As you can see, this was updated soon after the book actually came out (which is smart because there’s a chance that a book could be pushed back). I know he’s a great author but it’s not reasonable to expect them to update something if it hasn’t happened yet. LOL!

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