Thomas Kilbride is a schizophrenic who spends his days and nights on a Web site called Whirl360 He travels the world without ever leaving his bedroom and memorizes the details of every street in every city Then one day, he sees an image that looks like a woman being murdered in a window in New York City Thomass brother, Ray, knows Thomass paranoia all too well But if this time its real, both of them will have to deal with than Thomass delusions.Because someone somewhere is watching them....
|Title||:||Trust Your Eyes|
|Publisher||:||Berkley Auflage Reprint 2 Juli 2013|
|Number of Pages||:||592 Seiten|
|File Size||:||699 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
Trust Your Eyes Reviews
Wie alle Bücher von Linwood Barcley ist auch dieses Buch wieder ausgesprochen spannend. Das Thema ist interessant und eine gewisse Situationskomikan bestimmten Stellen gibt dem ganzen die perfekte Würze. Unbedingt lesen!
Die Geschichte Fesselt nach 2-3 Kapiteln und ist im typischen Stil von Linwood Barclay gehalten. Mr. Barclay hat übrigens die Filmrechte verkauft!! Der Roman liest sich ziemlich schnell, da man das Buch nicht weglegen mag. Fesselnd!
In Barclay's 7th standalone thriller, Ray Kilbride is back home with his schizophrenic brother after their father dies. Overwhelmed by the many decisions he needs to make for his brother's care, Ray is not prepared when Thomas tells him he thinks he's seen a murder online. With a lovely nod to Hitchcock's Rear Window, Barclay masterfully spins this suspenseful tale of an Everyman caught up in murder, conspiracy and sexcapades. The pacing is fantastic. I could not put this book down, and after plenty of twists I thought the ending was very good.And bonus -- there's a small part for Promise Falls' Det. Duckworth from the author's Never Look Away!I loved Barclay's depiction of Thomas, a schizophrenic who functions relatively well. Or does he? Thomas is as interesting as Ray, while staying within the limitations of his character. The author humanizes a population often maligned and ill-used in mysteries and thrillers.As in other books I've read by this author, the characters, including the mentally ill Thomas, start out interesting and then grow more complex with the action and excellent narration. Chapters alternate between Ray's first person account and third person narratives that focus on a handful of other characters. The structure of the novel is roughly chronological but narrative shifts keep the reader in the middle of the action at all times. The tension and surprises are rewarding and fun. The villains are believable and frightening. You can imagine there are really people like that in the world, and how unfortunate for Ray and Thomas that they get caught up in the ills wrought by them!Barclay is becoming one of my favorite authors. I've read three and they've all been great. It's so much fun when you find a new author! If you are looking for a well written thriller, this could be your lucky day.
Superb from beginning to end. No wonder Stephen King gave TRUST YOUR EYES such a solid endorsement.I had read some of Linwood Barclay's earlier novels and I believe this author has finally discovered himself. The prose is excellent. Humor comes more naturally now that he's not trying so hard anymore.His novel is very well crafted. It flows smoothly at all times, despite the complex structure and the rather ambitious plot. His characters are outrageous but very real. Never once did I wake up from the fictive dream. I was completely absorbed by this book.You see, normally, I take notes on my Kindle. When I'm done with a book, I can see all the typos I've found, the inconsistencies, the times I felt bored, and the passages that just didn't work. On some occasions, I even highlight something I really like.With TRUST YOUR EYES, I didn't make any notes. Not a single one. I was too engrossed in the book to pull myself away from the story. If there were any typos or errors of any kind, I didn't notice them. And though there were plenty of passages that warranted highlighting, I was too absorbed in reading the book to do even that.TRUST YOUR EYES is a page-turner. There wasn't a single part I didn't like and the ending was handled masterfully.After reading BAD MOVE, which was good, and BAD GUYS, which okay, and finally LONE WOLF, which was barely passable, the steady decline in Mr. Barclay's writing put me on the fence about reading more of his books, and if not for Stephen King's endorsement, I might never have bothered with TRUST YOUR EYES.I don't know what happened, but Linwood Barclay seems to have evolved into a first-class thriller writer and he can now count me as one of his big fans.If you love thrillers packed with mystery and suspense, this book is for you.
After reading Mr. Barclay's Never Look Away - which is the first book I've read by this author and was so good that I couldn't put down - I read Trust Your Eyes and fount that I couldn't put this one down either. It is another great read - another very original plot - full of twists and turns. I could not read it fast enough, proving that the first book wasn't a fluke - this man can write! If you like suspense/thriller type of books you will definitely want to add this author to your list.
The protagonist Ray is ordinary enough, an illustrator who does political cartoons and website art. But his brother Thomas is decidedly odd - never leaves the house, is obsessed with maps, and explores city streets all over the world on his computer monitor.Thomas imagines he's working for the CIA. One day surfing Whirl360, he thinks he sees an image of a murder. This is just the beginning of a tangled web of crime that both brothers end up investigating, with the help of a sympathetic local woman journalist. The suspense builds with the body count.The cast of characters includes one of the most fascinating female assassins I've ever met in crime fiction. Her boss is a world-class creep. And there's a clueless politician, and his dangerously ambitious campaign manager who keeps digging himself deeper and deeper into dirt. There's a small town child abuser in the mix too. And a couple of baffled FBI agents. Thomas has a talent for baffling everyone - family, cops and crooks alike.I really admired the originality of the plot, the very subtle humor in the dialog, and the crazy plot twists. This is a perfect thriller - a wild ride, yet rich in human interest. I look forward to reading more by this author.