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The Searcher

(2020)
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Best Book of 2020
New York Times |NPR | New York Post

"This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet . . . Its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post

"A new Tana French is always cause for celebration . . . Read it once for the plot; read it again for the beauty and subtlety of French's writing." --Sarah Lyall, The New York Times


Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life in a pretty spot with a good pub where nothing much happens. But when a local kid whose brother has gone missing arm-twists him into investigating, Cal uncovers layers of darkness beneath his picturesque retreat, and starts to realize that even small towns shelter dangerous secrets.

"One of the greatest crime novelists writing today" (Vox) weaves a masterful, atmospheric tale of suspense, asking how to tell right from wrong in a world where neither is simple, and what we stake on that decision.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Immersive and atmospheric ... Cal and Trey could very well be the new sort of heroes we need in this strange world." - Araminta Hall

"A tale of flawed characters, complex relationships and elusive loyalties. Subtle and powerful." - Chris Hammer

"This is a tour de force of suspense and storytelling. Comes closer to perfection than anything I've read in the last decade." - Sarah Hilary

"This mystery about family, memory and the cracks in both will haunt you for a long, long time." - Erin Kelly

"Completely, indescribably magnificent. Tana French is a pure genius." - Marian Keyes

"Terrific - terrifying, amazing, and the prose is incandescent." - Stephen King

"With a tension that mounts inexorably throughout, French creates a world whose characters stay with you long after the book is finished. I didn't want it to end." - Harriet Tyce


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November 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Searcher: The mesmerising new mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Author(s): Tana French
ISBN: 0-241-45940-0 / 978-0-241-45940-9 (UK edition)
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel
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October 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Searcher: The mesmerising new mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Author(s): Tana French
ISBN: 0-241-99010-6 / 978-0-241-99010-0 (UK edition)
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Title: The Searcher: The mesmerising new mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Author(s): Tana French
ISBN: 0-241-45941-9 / 978-0-241-45941-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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October 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
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Title: Searcher
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November 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Searcher
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November 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Searcher
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November 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Searcher
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October 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel
Author(s): Tana French
ISBN: 1-984838-02-4 / 978-1-984838-02-5
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October 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel
Author(s): Tana French
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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October 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel
Author(s): Tana French
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

November 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Searcher: The mesmerising new mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Author(s): Tana French
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


October 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Searcher: A Novel
Author(s): Tana French
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA