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The Blackbird

(2022)
(Book 11 in the David Raker Missing Persons series)
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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 3 BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY PICK


THIS IS A MISSING PERSONS CASE LIKE NOTHING YOU'VE SEEN BEFORE . . .

'Tim Weaver is the master of clever, unpredictable plots' CLAIRE DOUGLAS
'If you haven't yet met Raker, you're in for a treat' MICK HERRON
'A fine addition to an excellent series' OBSERVER
'Brilliant . . . A jaw-dropping number of twists and turns. Truly excellent' B.A. PARIS
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CCTV footage captures Cate and Aiden Gascoigne driving home seconds before their car plunges into a ravine and explodes.

When fire crews arrive, the vehicle is empty.

Cate and Aiden have vanished.

Missing persons investigator David Raker has solved too many impossible cases. He knows that behind every disappearance lies a dark tale waiting to be uncovered.

What he doesn't know is how dark this one is - or how close it will get to him . . .
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'Shocking, gripping, heart-pounding, The Blackbird is unputdownable . . . Bloody brilliant' NIKKI MAY

'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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