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Den Engelske forfatter Tim Weaver har udgivet i alt 11 noveller, blandt andet mysterium-serien om David Raker der dukker op i novellerne You Were Gone, No One Home og Missing Pieces. Måske har du hørt hans navn før eller allerede læst og nydt nogle af hans bøger. Tim Weaver er blevet udvalgt to gange til Richard and Judy Book Club samt nomineret til Gold Dagger prisen af Crime Writers' Association. Han har også nået en bestseller titel i Sunday times og har ligget nummer 1 på både Kindle, iBooks og Audible. Tim Weaver brugte 10 år på sin første novelle Chasing the Dead, eller på dansk, Jagten på de Døde. Novellen Handler om den tidligere Journalist David Raker og kan købes lige her på Tales. Novellen har blandt andet været nævneværdig i den Engelske avis The Guardian der beskriver bogen som værende en imponerende debut. Forfatteren er kendt for at skrive fængende fortællinger med fantastiske karaktere, så hvis du er til dystopi og mørke historier er hans noveller helt klart noget for dig.Vis mere
Alex Towne forsvandt for seks år siden. Fem år senere dukkede han op igen, men som et udbrændt lig i et bil vrag. Men er Alex virkelig død? Alex’ mor, Mary, er sikker på, at hun har set sin forsvundne og ’døde’ søn gå ind på et lokalt bibliotek. Den tidligere journalist, David Raker, har efter sin kones død lagt sit skrivearbejde på hylden. Han lever nu af at finde forsvundne personer. Han er sikker på, at Mary er et håbløst tilfælde, der ikke vil give slip på sin afdøde søn. Raker er dog selv hjemsøgt af tabet af sin kone og modvilligt, siger han ja til at undersøge sagen nærmere.Raker bliver hurtigt hvirvlet ind i sagen om Alex, hvis liv slet ikke var så uskyldigt, som hans mor troede. Begravet i hans fortid findes hemmeligheder, som nogen slår ihjel for at bevare. David Raker må konfrontere både sine egne og Alex’ spøgelser for at finde ud af, om Alex endte sine dage i en udbrændt bil, eller han er vendt tilbage fra de døde.
En seriemorder er løs. Mere skræmmende end nogen anden seriemorder, du har hørt om. Den sytten år gamle Megan Carver er forsvundet. En pige med gode karakterer fra den perfekte familie. Hun passede sin skole og kom aldrig i problemer, men alligevel er hun væk. Seks måneder efter Megans forsvinden opsøger hendes forældre David Raker. Han ved, at de mørkeste hemmeligheder altid er dybt begravet. Raker opdager, at Megans forsvinden er en brik i et spil, der inkluderer flere døde, en russisk mafiaboss samt løgne og bedrag helt ind i politiets inderste kredse. Alle sporene leder til et helt særligt sted, der engang var hjemsted for en brutal seriemorder. Stedet er kendt som Dødens spor. Endnu engang beviser Tim Weaver, at han kan skrive en tempofyldt thriller, der formår at holde læseren fanget til allersidste side. Dødens spor er bind to i serien om David Raker.
My name is Richard.I know how to swim.I know how to drive. I think I grew up next to a beach.There is nothing else.I can't remember.I am missing.Who is Richard Kite?Why does no one know him?And what links him to the body of a woman found beside a London railway line two years ago?Could Richard be responsible - or is he next? 'It had me racing to the end . . . a brilliant opening twist' Fiona Barton'Enthralling, intriguing' Liz Nugent'It will haunt your dreams' Tony Parsons**DON'T MISS THE STUNNING NEW THRILLER FROM TIM WEAVER - YOU WERE GONE IS OUT NOW**
She drives to a secluded beauty spot on the Somerset coast.CCTV watches her arrive, but never sees her leave. Lynda is never seen again.Why would a woman with no reason to run leave her entire life behind? Missing and presumed dead, only Lynda knows the truth . . . Was it her decision? Or did someone make it for her? 'I can't remember a thriller containing so many twists and surprises. It grips from the start' The Times, Book of the Month
A mother and her two daughters are murdered in their home.Unsolved for four years, now the family's tragic case is reopened.The case will push these investigators to their limit.But the worst is yet to come.The killer watches, waits . . . And prepares to bury the truth forever.'What a talent. Catch him at once' Daily Mail'Takes readers into the furthest reaches of obsession' Financial Times
Eleanor's new life in the seclusion of Dartmoor is shattered when her husband heads outside to fetch firewood - and never returns.Nine months on, he's never been found.Devastated, Ellie's daughter turns to an expert investigator for help.But nothing can prepare them for what they'll uncover.There are more lies than answers.Lies that could put them all in danger . . . Praise for Tim Weaver: 'Thrilling' Richard & Judy Book Club'I couldn't put it down' Sun'I never guessed any of the twists' Claire Douglas
When Emily Kane arrives at her sister's house she finds the front door unlocked with no one inside.Dinner is still cooking and the TV is on.Carrie, her husband and their two daughters are gone.At the heart of their disappearance lies a dark secret . . . And when the police draw a blank, it becomes clear someone doesn't want the family found.Will Emily find them, or will she become the next victim? 'A taut and thrilling novel - his best yet' Richard & Judy Book Club
Sam Wren gets on a Tube train . . . And never gets off again.Six months later, he's still missing.There's no trace of him - or so it seems.The lies go deeper than anyone imagined.And someone is watching.Someone who knows what happened on the tube that day.'Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex, written with flair' Guardian
My name is Megan Carver.I seem like an unlikely runaway:A straight-A student from a happy home, I study hard and don't get into trouble.My life is a lie.Six months on, Megan's never been found.Some close to her are dead. Others are silenced.The search will lead to The Dead Tracks.A place with a horrifying history.But what does it have to do with Megan?'Weaver has delivered yet another cracking crime thriller' Daily Mail
Mary's son Alex went missing.A year later he's found dead.But now, she sees him, walking in the street.Alex's life is not the innocent one his mother believed.Buried in his past are secrets that are never meant to be found.And some things are far worse than death . . . 'An impressive debut' Guardian
A collection of books 4-8 in Tim Weaver's Sunday Times bestselling missing persons series, featuring Private Investigator David Raker. Never Coming BackFall From GraceWhat RemainsBroken HeartI Am MissingBooks 1-3 are also available in another ebook bundle.'One of this country's most respected, bestselling crime writers . . . catch him at once' Daily Mail'Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex, written with flair as well as care' Guardian'David Raker is a most complex and engaging investigator, each case leaving its mark on his soul, and ours' Liz Nugent
The first three thrillers in the stunning David Raker series - for the first time in one unique bundle Chasing the DeadOne year ago, Alex Towne's body was found.One month ago, his mother saw him on the street.One week ago, David Raker agreed to look for him.He'll wish he hadn't.Mary Towne's son, Alex, went missing six years ago. Five years later he finally turned up - as a corpse in a car wreck. Missing persons investigator David Raker doesn't want the work: it's clearly a sad but hopeless case of mistaken identity brought to him by a woman unable to let go of her son. But haunted by a loss of his own, Raker reluctantly agrees.The Dead TracksSeventeen-year-old Megan Carver was an unlikely runaway. A straight-A student from a happy home, she studied hard and rarely got into trouble. Six months on, she's never been found. David Raker knows what it's like to grieve. He knows the shadowy world of the lost too. So, when he's hired by Megan's parents to find out what happened, he recognizes their pain - but knows that the darkest secrets can be buried deep. And Megan's secrets could cost him his life.VanishedFor millions of Londoners, the morning of 17 December is just like any other. But not for Sam Wren. An hour after leaving home, he gets onto a tube train - and never gets off again. No eyewitnesses. No trace of him on security cameras. Six months later, he's still missing. Out of options and desperate for answers, Sam's wife Julia hires David Raker to track him down. Raker has made a career out of finding the lost. He knows how they think. And, in missing person cases, the only certainty is that everyone has something to hide.But in this case the secrets go deeper than anyone imagined . . .Tim Weaver is the author of four David Raker novels: Chasing the Dead and The Dead Tracks were followed by Vanished and the most recent Never Coming Back.'Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex . . . written with flair as well as care' Guardian'Weaver has delivered another cracking crime thriller' Daily Mail
One crowdsourced storyline, three finely crafted stories by Penguin authors Nicci French, Tim Weaver and Alastair Gunn.What crime has been committed?Who is the victim?And who will solve the case?Write a short crime story, using plot details crowdsourced on Twitter. This was the challenge we put to three Penguin authors - Nicci French, Time Weaver and Alastair Gunn. How different would the stories be? And how would the authors cope, with so much of the detail out of their hands?#YoudunnitThree very different murders and three unique takes on your travel photographer turned reluctant sleuth, Lucinda Berrington. Deep in the suffocating British countryside, the gangland streets of Cape Town or the glossy world of professional cycling, Twitter followers are meeting an unsavoury demise.Maybe next time you log in you'll wonder...Are you following them, or are they following you?This ebook is brought to you free of charge by Penguin, in association with Specsavers. Look out for other titles by all three authors: Thursday's Children by Nicci French, follows Blue Monday, Tuesday's Gone and Waiting for Wednesday as the fourth in the Frieda Klein series.Richard & Judy book club pick Never Coming Back is the fourth David Raker thriller by Tim Weaver, author of Vanished,Chasing the Dead and The Dead Tracks. Alastair Gunn's debut crime novel, The Advent Killer, is available from Penguin from November 2013, and introduces DCI Antonia Hawkins.