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Fall from Grace David Raker Novel by Tim Weaver
  

Fall from Grace David Raker Novel

Part of the David Raker Missing Persons Series
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August 2014 Book of the Month.

The follow up to Never Coming Back sees David Raker helping Melanie Craw, a Met police officer from the earlier book, find her missing father, also a Met police officer now retired to Dartmoor. This all harks back to a ‘cold case’ of some twenty years earlier when a woman was murdered. Melanie’s father now appears to be investigating the crime privately. It seems not everyone is as clean and honest as they appear. With bent coppers, corruption and jealousy, the mystery unfolds in an off-shore island hospital, all very intriguing. It follows on from his last book but is quite happy to be read on its own.

If you like Tim Weaver you might also like to read books by Mo Hayder, Tess Gerritsen and Linwood Barclay.

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Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the David Raker series Chasing The Dead. You can read their reviews below.

  • Phylippa Smithson - 'Who needs Jack Reacher, when we have our very own David Raker?  This is the second Raker I have read, and they just get better and better.... and better!' Read full review >
  • Sue Burton - 'Would recommend this book to new readers looking for a thriller which has you guessing right to the end.' Read full review >
  • Marjorie Lacy - 'This is a very ‘visual’ book, it would lend itself to film or television.' Read full review >
  • Lorraine Baker - 'Tim Weaver skillfully sets the story with twists and turns - a must read for lovers of thrillers - Five star rating *****' Read full review >
  • Sarah Williams - 'Slow start but worth the wait...towards the end of Part One the pace was suddenly cranked up and didn't stop.' Read full review >
  • Gill Williams - 'I kept reading and was drawn into and through the book, needing to know what was happening next, how on earth he was going to get out of first one fix then another...' Read full review >
  • Sarah Musk - 'A dark, violent, grim story.  A must for people who like intriguing mysteries with some exciting chases and thoroughly unpleasant baddies.'  Read full review >

Synopsis

Fall from Grace David Raker Novel by Tim Weaver

Fall From Grace is the latest missing persons case in the bestselling David Raker series by Tim Weaver. You don't really know anybody. Not even the ones you love...When Leonard Franks and his wife Ellie leave the clamour of London for a dream retirement on the seclusion of Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But then the dream shatters. Late on a January afternoon, only two years into their new life, Leonard leaves the house to fetch firewood - and never returns. Nine months later, he's still missing. With the police investigation dead in the water, Ellie and her family turn to David Raker. Raker tracks down missing people for a living. He knows how they think. But nothing can prepare him for what he's about to find. Because, behind Leonard Franks' disappearance, lies a deadly secret, buried so deep it was never meant to be found. And, by the time Raker starts to uncover the truth, it's not just him in danger - it's everyone he's ever cared about...

Reviews

Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex, sometimes horrific, written with flair as well as care - Guardian

I couldn't put it down - Sun

Weaver has delivered another cracking crime thriller - Daily Mail

About the Author

Tim Weaver

Tim Weaver was born in 1977. At eighteen, he left school and started working in magazine journalism, and has since gone on to develop a successful career writing about films, TV, sport, games and technology. He is married with a young daughter, and lives near Bath.

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Publication date

14th August 2014

Author

Tim Weaver

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781405913461

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