ONLINE BOOK No One Home David Raker #10 By Tim Weaver – doctorio.us
I was really drawn in by the premise of this book and was initially hooked but as the story went on I became less and less engaged The story though well written seemed rather dry and the plot increasingly unlikely The motivations and actions of the villain of the piece appeared a bit too far fetched and I couldn t buy into it I maybe should ve started with an earlier Raker book but I was tantalised by the synopsis That Ll Teach Me Tim Weaver Is A Legend If ll teach me Tim Weaver is a legend if have read 1 of his previous 9 David Raker books then you will now this to be trueIn this the 10th Raker returns for his next disappeared people to find case now as say it is 10th in the series and there is some bringing up to speed from previous life events and why he is where he is now etc I think reading previous in the series would be beneficial however this can easily be a stand aloneWeaver s storytelling and in depthness made up word I think of informationresearch into missing people and everything that surrounds this phenomenon for various reasons is outstanding and meticulous and a pleasure to readSo just to be stra This was the absolute bomb I enjoyed this book just so muchI am a relatively new reader of this author after I reuested the previous book in this series without realising it was part of an ongoing seriesI was that impressed with it that when I read the description for this instalment I just had to get my mitts on itI actually didn t think anything could surpass my previous experience here but this managed to surpass it and then some I am super impressedThere is some previous stuff going on here that maybe it would enhance the whole read if you started at the beginning but personally I think there is enough backstory explained here that it s not hard to catch on I managed to easily and I started at book nine myselfThis story focuses on another mystery one that was just so fascinating and is what initially captured my attention and this had so many twists and turns at times I felt absolutely giddySet between Hollywood and the UK and spanning 33 years it was hard to see how the two were actually connectedBut when the cogs start to click into place here and so seamlessly at that this was just pure geniusGot to say this was such compelling stuff and a real page turner of a storyLoved how everything just slotted together the further you went and I could literally feel a veil metaphorically being lifted from my eyes as this played outThis was also deeply moving and rather than just being told a story the author has managed here to transport the reader right into the tapestry of the storyThis was a five star experience all the way and I recommend this series highlyI voluntary reviewed a
copy of No One Home David Raker 10 Reviewed By Beckie Bookwormhttpswwwfacebookcombeckiebookwormwwwbeckiebookwormcom I have heard so many good things about Tim of No One Home David Raker 10 Reviewed By Beckie Bookwormhttpswwwfacebookcombeckiebookwormwwwbeckiebookwormcom I have heard so many good things about Tim s series featuring missing person investigator David Raker that I finally decided to try it this is the 10th addition What I can say is that Weaver is a brilliant crime writer and here he gives us a spooky central mystery worthy of The Twilight Zone Two and half years ago in a tiny Yorkshire Dales rural settlement of Black Gale the 9 residents sit down for a Halloween dinner party playing games taking photos and drinking too much only FOR EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM TO MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEAR every single one of them to mysteriously disappear thin air This is a close Midsummer Night (Lady Julia Grey, knit community of close friends loved their isolated location and the lastnown record of them are the photos from Halloween There is no evidence of any outsiders arriving no signs whatsoever of foul play the entire scene looks normal missing are the residents mobile phones wallets and purses and a camper van that has never been recovered With the initial media furore dying down and a police force unable to find any trace of the occupants David Raker has been called by three of the relatives to see if he can succeed where everybody else has failed Raker is largely a loner with a tragic personal history with a daughter Annabel he has only been aware of for a short while and has made enemies of the police given he has succeeded in the past where they have clearly failed It is certainly not usual for him to be looking for 9 people but are they dead or alive now In 1985 Joline Jo Kader is the only woman working for. On Halloween night four households gather for a party in the tiny Yorkshire village of Black Gale Three hours in they head outside onto the darkened moors to play. Ne Home and I m not sure what else to say a layered nuanced and oft unpredictable tale with an ending that has huge impact powerfully emotional on every level It s actually no less than I ve come to expect from this author but every single time he manages to floor me
something else that sets this series above the else that sets this series above the doubt highly recommended I feel a binge worthy reread coming on Tim Weaver now officially holds the record for the book that grabbed me the uickest It had me on page one and that s a true rarity The tenth private investigator David Raker instalment takes place around the festival of Halloween which right away creates an ominous tense atmosphere and this underpins the entirety of the novel What began as a fun scary celebration ends in the disappearance of the whole population of the village of Black Gale Having gotten no closer to the truth about what happened to their relatives a group of families contact Raker an expert in missing persons in the hope that he can helpThis is another completely gripping and superbly entertaining addition to Mr Weaver s arsenal and the pace
Is Akin To That akin to that a runaway train with many hidden and unexpected twisty surprises throughout Although part of a series No One Home works perfectly as a standalone as Weaver furnishes us with enough of the important previous happenings to allow an easy understanding for all though I would urge you to read the rest should you enjoy this Raker is a proficient investigator and a dogged pursuer of truth but also Always You knows how to treat people with compassion and feels empathy for his fellow humans making him a very likeable protagonistWith no wasted words and an explosive unpredictable and satisfying climax this is a real page turner Roll on book eleven Many thanks to Michael Joseph for an ARC Tim Weaver isn t afraid of a challenge This instalment features not one or even two but three or maybe four separate yet connected strands For the most part this works really well It s primarily set up through Raker s POV and an old case run out of LA by one of the first female homicide detectives For him the complete disappearance of 9 Black Gale residents on Halloween night two years ago for her the discovery of a body dissolving in an acid bathNow it takes a lot to hold reader attention as hard as Raker but Joline Kader does it It certainly helps that they re very similar they feel for the victims and they do not let stuff go Ever The flick back and forth between two dogged investigators in different timelines built tension well both stories interesting enough to balance the other andeep the pages turning FASTThe structure does however give you a pretty good idea what the big revelation is going to be Not only that the bit where it all comes together at the end got a BIT MANGLED WITH A RATHER UNNECESSARY SET OF TIME mangled with a rather unnecessary set of time added to shovel in that last bit of suspense What it did instead was necessitate some explanatory info dumps that undermined the clever crafting of the rest of the book Until that point it was hitting the 5 star mark Easy Raker was at his best dealing with the issues caused by Healy and the reporter while also working his way to the truth in this complex case the side characters were intriguing and some than a little frightening the background of gender politics and the Nightstalker case in LA were spot on So it was somewhat disappointing to leave wondering why the last bit had been organised in such a deliberately obstructive fashion Anyway despite the few uibbles about the ending the book and this series as a whole is well worth reading As I ve said before these books are a guaranteed good time and will remain on my must read list till the end of the lineARC via Netgalley David Raker 10I did not realise when I reuested this book that it was part of a series How can nine people in a village vanish Well it was Halloween David Raker has been hired several years later to try and discover what had happened to the nine people that had went missing from Black Gale There is no trace of them or any evidence left behind The ending leaves a cliffhanger Raker seemed both a likeable and believable character It s a well written story with a great plot that caught my attention from the start This book can be read as a standaloneI would like to thank NetGalley Dead in the water the families of the disappeared ask missing persons investigator David Raker to find out what happened But nothing can prepare him for the truth. ,
The Los Angeles Sheriff s Department a time of poisonous misogyny and discrimination that Jo has to battle to survive It is a time when the city of LA is being terrorised by a particularly brutal and depraved serial iller dubbed The Night Stalker Jo catches two murder cases that are to haunt her entire working life a unidentified body found in an acid bath in a Motel and a apparent suicide that she is certain is murder In a narrative that goes back and forth in time a apparent suicide that she is certain is murder In a narrative that goes back and forth in time helped by Colm Healy finds himself in the most twisted challenging and dangerous of cases where the connections between LA and the Black Gale residents begins to emergeI am so delighted to have discovered this superb series and author Tim Weaver weaves an atmospheric mystery that is absolutely gripping reading with masses of suspense and such terrific characterisation Raker makes an appealing central protagonist a good man who has helped a friend Colm Healy despite the fact it puts him in danger of prison He is under constant stress being harrassed by a journalist threatening to do a public exposure of his life Despite being warned off and seriously threatened to stop investigating for David this isn t just
a job for him it s his life This is a fantastic and enthralling piece of crime fiction and ajob for him it s his life This is a fantastic and enthralling piece of crime fiction and a that I think many crime fiction and thriller readers will love Many thanks to Penguin Michael Joseph for an ARC I ve never read a book by Tim Weaver but I ve been interested in reading a David Raker book for ages I chose this as the first one even though it s the 10th one so I m ind of going backwards I did really enjoy this book and it was different from any other books I normally read and definitely the longest book I ve ever read I was really interested in reading what happened to the 9 Black Gale residents and it had me hooked I must admit some of it had me confused and I didn t particularly like the ending but it was a great read and I really liked David Raker and I m excited to read in the series I definitely recommend this book This is the 10th book in the David Raker series by author Tim Weaver I love Tim Weaver s writing and decided very early on when reading the 1st book in the series that I would purchase the rest of the books This latest novel is another exceptionally well paced book that has twists and turns and some very good charactersThe 9 residents of Black Gale are a closely Lucy Carmichael knitted group and freuently socialise On Halloween night all the residents gather for a dinner party but the next morning there is no sign of life There are no bodies no sign of a crime and no clues to what has happened to the Black Gale 9 Two and half years on their families ask investigator David Raker to look into this mysteryFor me just reading the description of the book made me want to read such a great premise for a novel and so expertly told Great characters and a plot that is not rushed so that every possible drop of tension is sueezed out Another great readI would like to thank both Net Galley and Penguin UK for supplying this novel in exchange for an honest review I devoured this as I have every other novel in this brilliant series every time I review I say this is the best one yet Well guess what This IS the best one yetNo One Home for a start has an excellent central premise one that immediately intrigues just from the blurb An entire village vanishes into the nighton Halloween no lessyears later and our hero is hired to try and discover what happenedSo begins one of the twistiest mysteries I ve read the plotting is simply superb to the point that telling you anything specific might well ruin the many many moments where you ll stop briefly to turn things over in your head The writing as always is spot on immersive Tim Weaver has that intuitive creative ability to character build and set the scene so that you sink into it every moment a pure joy to readDavid Raker continues his personal journey here as he does in every book he is one of the most engaging and authentic characters in fiction currently Whilst you can read every book on its own merits there is a certain power behind the narrative if you read in order so that would be my recommendation Don t worry if it seems a lot trust me you ll blast through them in short order every one is genuinely fantasticBack to No A drunken game of hide and seek None of them return There's no trail no evidence and no answers An entire village has just vanishedWith the police investigation.