Chasing the Dead

Chasing the Dead

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It starts out as a sad but hopeless case of mistaken identity. A year after the death of her son Alex, Mary Towne is convinced she's seen him alive - and wants missing persons investigator David Raker to find him. Reluctant at first, but haunted by a loss of his own, Raker eventually agrees.

Title:Chasing the Dead
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780141042435
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  • Miriam Smith (A Mother?s Musings)

    I'm going to keep this review short and sweet because I feel the next few sentences say it all about "Chasing The Dead" which I thoroughly enjoyed.This book was utterly brilliant. Exactly my type of s...

  • Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice*

    EXCERPT: And that was how it began. I pushed the doubt down with the sadness and anger and found the girl three days later in a bedsit in Walthamstow. Then, more work followed, more missing people, an...

  • Cora Tea Party Princess

    An Awesome ThrillerThis debut David Raker thriller by Tim Weaver is excellent. It's actually amazing. British thriller writing at it's best.It's real and gritty and you really get to know the main cha...

  • Joe

    OVER THE TOPChasing the Dead introduces David Raker, a grieving widower who, using the investigative skills honed in his former profession as a reporter, now finds missing people. The book opens with ...

  • Gary

    This is the first book in the David Raker series by author Tim Weaver. Lead character is based in London and investigate missing people.A year after the death of her son Alex, Mary Towne is convinced ...

  • Andrew Hutchings

    Came to this first book of the David Raker series immediately after reading the fourth, 'Never Coming Back', which I thought was fabulous and gripping. Maybe I shouldn't have stuck with the same genre...

  • Liz Barnsley

    I picked this up after a recommendation from a friend, expecting to find another good,if not shiny new, addition to the crime fiction genre. I was wrong. The premise for the story is fairly straight f...

  • Rich

    David Raker finds missing people. His latest assignment is to find Alex, a young man who was killed in a car accident, but whose mother swears she's seen him alive.It begins well and Weaver builds a c...

  • LenaRibka

    I have to think about one of the most well-known quote by Karl Popper, an Austrian and British philosopher, very often nowadays, that actually is a sad fact : "The attempt to make heaven on ea...

  • Andrew Hawke

    absolute shite - don't waste your time. extremely poor and disappointing second half after a promising opening. slapstick comedy plot mixed with thriller style - unbelievable number of unbelievable es...