The Drowning Child by Alex BarclayThe Drowning Child by Alex Barclay

The Drowning Child

byAlex Barclay

Paperback | October 18, 2016

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 115 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Not available in stores


The heart-stopping new thriller in the Ren Bryce series by Alex Barclay, bestselling author of DARKHOUSE and KILLING WAYS.When Special Agent Ren Bryce is called to Tate, Oregon to investigate the disappearance of twelve-year-old Caleb Veir, she finds a town already in mourning.Two other young boys have died recently, although in very different circumstances. As Ren digs deeper, she discovers that all is not as it seems in the Veir household - and that while Tate is a small town, it guards some very big secrets.Can Ren uncover the truth before more children are harmed?
Alex Barclay lives in County Cork, Ireland. She is the bestselling author of Darkhouse and The Caller, as well as the Ren Bryce series.For more information about Alex and her books, visit
Title:The Drowning ChildFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pagesPublished:October 18, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007494572

ISBN - 13:9780007494576

Look for similar items by category:


Editorial Reviews

'Ren Bryce becomes a more compelling character with each successive novel . sharply observed' Declan Hughes, Irish TimesA well-up-to-scratch Barclay keeps this small-town tale rattling along at an enjoyably breakneck speed to a most unexpected denouement' Irish ExaminerPraise for Killing Ways:'The pace is fast, without feeling rushed; the twists never feel forced; and the denouement, when it comes, is almost unbearably intense and shocking' Irish Independent'An intense, frightening read . gripping throughout' Woman's WayPraise for Alex Barclay:'Snappy dialogue . a meaty read' Irish Independent'Blood Loss is cleverly paced, with Barclay drawing out the suspense but giving you just enough information to keep you hooked' Hot Press'Gripping, stylish, convincing' Sunday Times (Ireland)'Tense, no-punches-pulled thriller that will have you on the edge of your deckchair.' Woman and Home'Right now, she's the rising star of the hard-boiled crime fiction world, combining wild characters, surprising plots and massive backdrops with a touch of dry humour' Mirror