Lone Wolf

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Bantam Books, 2006 - Fiction - 434 pages
22 Reviews
Newspaper writer, family man, and reluctant hero Zack Walker has stumbled onto some dicey stories before, but nothing like what he’s about to uncover when a mutilated corpse is found at his father’s lakeside fishing camp. As always, Zack fears the worst. And this time, his paranoid worldview is dead-on.

While the locals attribute the death to a bear attack, Zack suspects something far more ominous—a predator whose weapons include arson, assault, and enough wacko beliefs to fuel a dozen hate groups. Then another body is discovered and a large supply of fertilizer goes missing, evoking memories of the Oklahoma City bombing. But it’s when he learns that his neighbor is a classic Lone Wolf—FBI parlance for a solo fanatic hell-bent on using high body counts to make political statements—that Zack realizes the idyllic town of his childhood is under siege. The fuse is lit to a catastrophe of unimaginable terror. And with time running out, Zack must face off with a madman.

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Review: Lone Wolf (Zack Walker #3)

User Review  - Elise Buckley - Goodreads

Great cottage book: quick read; intriguing characters that find a middle ground somewhere between deep and static; and a likeable everyman-type narrator. Plot, characters, dialogue fit together, sparking conflict then providing for a resolution that is not without twists. Read full review

Review: Lone Wolf (Zack Walker #3)

User Review  - Robert Mclaughlin - Goodreads

Not a bad book, but predictable and not as good as the previous Barkley books read. Ex. The Accident, Fear the Worst, Never Look Away Read full review

About the author (2006)

Linwood Barclay is a columnist for the Toronto Star. He is the author of several critically acclaimed novels, including Stone Rain and Lone Wolf. He lives near Toronto with his wife and has two grown children.

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