A Noise Downstairs: A Novel
by Linwood Barclay
Hardcover- $14.83

The New York Times bestselling author of No Time for Goodbye returns with a haunting psychological thriller that blends the twists and ...

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  "A Noise Downstairs" by Silversolara (see profile) 07/26/18


Typewriter sounds are almost non-existent today, but they kept recurring in Paul’s home and seemed to be coming from the typewriter that his wife had bought him.??

After Paul followed his friend because he was driving erratically, he found something horrific and unbelievable.??

Paul saw dead bodies in his colleague’s trunk and when Kenneth struck him to silence him, he thought it was all over. Thankfully Paul didn’t die, and Kenneth was imprisoned. ??

Another thing happened as Paul was following Kenneth. He saw Kenneth dispose of a typewriter in a dumpster. Could that be the same typewriter that Kenneth forced his victims to use to type an apology before he killed them and the typewriter that Paul's wife bought for him at a yard sale?

When we do "meet" this, typewriter, bizarre things begin to happen.

THE NOISE DOWNSTAIRS has us following Paul as he is recovering from his physical injury caused by the strike with the shovel as well as the emotional trauma.??

Mr. Barclay keeps the tension high, and the story line is intriguing. The ending twists were well hidden from the reader.??

The introduction of the typewriter was very clever, and the typewriter seemed to be included as another character. ??

This was my first book by Mr. Barclay, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.??

If you have enjoyed Mr. Barclay's books, you won't want to miss his newest. 5/5

This book was given to me as ARC by the publisher and NetGalley. All opinions are my own.

 
  "Don't believe what you hear!" by lpollinger (see profile) 09/27/18

I received my copy from bookreporter.com. This is an honest review and the first book I have read by this author.
When Paul Davis sees a colleague driving erratically, he follows him thinking he made need help. What he discovers will alter the course of his life. Paul's wife, Charlotte, is unaphappy in their marriage and devises a plan to end the marriage without going through a messy divorce.
This book will keep you guessing till the very end with many twists and turns.

 
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