Sensational! I knew I was in for a treat when I had the latest Tim Weaver novel on my tbr, but never in my wildest dreams could I have predicted such a magnificent, all-consuming read! Nine people don't just disappear into thin air. There must be a plausible explanation, but after two and a half years that's exactly what seems to have happened. Enter David Raker, an expert in finding missing persons. Despite digging deep, there is no evidence as to what happened, so Raker does what he does best - and keeps digging. Ever since reading book four for Book Club, I have enjoyed this series - quite possibly like no other. Each novel is an entirely new story; there is no 'formula' - every book is a fresh and new mystery but with this one I feel the author has excelled himself. What a read! Having reached the final page, I felt quite awe-struck at the sheer brilliance of the plot. Quite possibly one of the best planned thrillers I have ever come across, with carefully structured writing to keep the reader absolutely mesmerised and mystified from first word til last. A highly original and exquisite novel which I cannot recommend highly enough, and one I'm thrilled and excited to give a full five shining, sparkling stars and - trust me - it's easily worth twice that!
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