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The Blackbird

(2022)
(Book 11 in the David Raker Missing Persons series)
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DAVID RAKER IS BACK WITH ANOTHER HEART-POUNDING MISSING PERSONS CASE

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER

'Unsettling, brilliantly plotted, and satisfyingly complex. If you haven't yet met Raker, you're in for a treat' MICK HERRON
'I much enjoyed Tim Weaver 's latest, The Blackbird. It's a fine addition to an excellent series' OBSERVER
'Tim Weaver is the master of clever, unpredictable plots'
CLAIRE DOUGLAS
'Brilliant . . . A jaw-dropping number of twists and turns. Truly excellent' B.A. PARIS
'Shocking, gripping, heart-pounding, The Blackbird is unputdownable . . . Bloody brilliant' NIKKI MAY
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Just before the crash, Cate and Aiden Gascoigne are recorded on CCTV, laughing and happy. Then their car plunges into a ninety-foot ravine.

Within seconds, the vehicle is an inferno - and the Gascoignes are trapped inside.

But when fire crews arrive, they find something impossible:

The vehicle is empty.

Cate and Aiden have vanished.

And only missing persons investigator David Raker can solve the mystery . . .
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'The impressive Weaver triumphs again with this intricate mystery' DAILY MAIL

'A wonderfully complex, riveting and engaging read that kept me glued to the pages from beginning to end with its sky high levels of suspense and tension'
5***** Reader Review

'A superb twisty crime thriller - writing at its very best. Will keep you on the edge of your seat and guessing right up to the end'
5***** Reader Review

'I always look forward to a new Raker but The Blackbird blew me away. Brilliantly plotted, deliciously dark and so clever and unpredictable I was left reeling as I turned the last page. I'm already eagerly awaiting Tim Weaver's next. A writer at the top of his game' Claire Douglas

'Taut and immersive, with all the hallmarks of a true crime novel' Catherine Steadman

'Incredibly well-paced, with menacing, clever twists - Raker is back in this stunning read from one of the masters of the genre. Tim Weaver goes from strength to strength and this is his best book yet' Phoebe Morgan



Genre: Mystery

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