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Tim Weaver

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in Bath, The United Kingdom




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Tim Weaver is the bestselling author of the David Raker missing persons series. His novels have twice been selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club, and his work has been nominated for a National Book Award. A former journalist and magazine editor, he lives near Bath with his wife and daughter. Find out more about Tim and his writing at www.timweaverbooks.com.

A Long Journey: Part 1

About seven years ago, in between finishing Never Coming Back and starting to think about Fall from Grace, I had an idea for another, completely unrelated story. It was about a mother being suddenly and painfully separated from her daughters, and the terrifying, and emotional, journey she undertakes to get back to them. I wasn't sure if it was a thriller or not, although I was pretty certain that Read more of this blog post »
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Never Coming Back (David Ra...

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Vanished (David Raker, #3)

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I Am Missing (David Raker, #8)

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No One Home (David Raker #10)

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Chasing the Dead The Dead Tracks Vanished Never Coming Back Fall From Grace What Remains Broken Heart
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Thanks for this insight into your world. Your work is great so please keep on writing.

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" Hannah wrote: "I cannot stress enough how excited I am for the next David Raker! I love the chemistry between him and Colm Healy and hope they have an ...more "
Tim Weaver answered a question about Chasing the Dead:
Chasing the Dead by Tim Weaver
Hey Sam! No, not at all. In fact, if you've read Never Coming Back first, I'd suggest going for The Dead Tracks next, and then Vanished, as those three operate a kind of unofficial trilogy (at least in my head!) and will fill in a lot of detail about See Full Answer
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“He shrugged. 'I know you're the type'
'The type that doesn't let things go”
Tim Weaver, Never Coming Back

“Derryn took me to a plot she’d chosen for herself in a cemetery in north London. She looked at her grave, up at me, and then smiled. I remember that clearly. A smile shot through with so much pain and fear I wanted to break something. I wanted to hit out until all I felt was numb.”
Tim Weaver, Chasing the Dead

“Turn the page for an extract from the latest David Raker case,”
Tim Weaver, Missing

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