David Raker
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(3.8 based on 77 ratings)
  • 1
    Chasing the Dead | Tim Weaver

    Chasing the Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Peter Wickham
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    Six years ago Alex Town went missing. One year ago his body was found. One month ago, his mother saw him on the street. One week ago, David Raker agreed to look for him. Now he wishes he hadn’t. Missing persons investigator David Raker doesn’t want the work: it’s clearly a sad but hopeless case of mistaken identity but haunted by a loss of his own, Raker reluctantly agrees. Big mistake. For as he digs deeper, he discovers that Alex’s life was not the innocent one his mother believed....

    A pretty good listen

    I probably will, because I'm a bit of a Peter Wickham fan, and bought the book solely because he narrated it, with little regard to the author, who I'..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 01 2013 by Rachelle (Dundurn, SK, Canada)
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    Chasing the Dead: David Raker Mystery, Book 1 | Tim Weaver

    Chasing the Dead: David Raker Mystery, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Michael Healy
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    One 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, had been missing for six years before he finally turned up - as a corpse in a car wreck. But now she's convinced he's still alive.

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    The Dead Tracks | Tim Weaver

    The Dead Tracks

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Joe Coen
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    Seventeen-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. When missing persons investigator David Raker is 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 soon the conspiracy of silence leads Raker towards a forest on the edge of the city. A place with a horrifying history - which was once the hunting ground for a brutal, twisted serial killer.

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    The Dead Tracks: David Raker Mystery Series, Book 2 | Tim Weaver

    The Dead Tracks: David Raker Mystery Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Michael Healy
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    Seventeen-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. Missing persons investigator 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.

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    Vanished | Tim Weaver

    Vanished

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By David Baukham
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    An hour after leaving home, on a normal December day, Sam Wren 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 missing-persons investigator David Raker to track him down. In missing-person cases, the only certainty is that everyone has something to hide.…

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    Vanished: David Raker Mystery Series, Book 3 | Tim Weaver

    Vanished: David Raker Mystery Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Michael Healy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    For 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.

    I liked it

    Solid. Good story. Kept me guessing. Took a while to figure out how it would end. Author worked hard at keeping the ending from falling flat as so man..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 11 2016 by Theresa ()
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    Never Coming Back | Tim Weaver

    Never Coming Back

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By David Bauckham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carrie's house to find the front door unlocked, dinner on the table, and the family nowhere to be found - Carrie, her husband, and two daughters have disappeared. When the police turn up no leads, Emily turns to her former boyfriend David Raker, a missing persons investigator, to track the family down. As Raker pursues the case, he discovers evidence of a sinister cover-up, decades in the making and with a long trail of bodies behind it.

    Where’s the Pho’ograph?


    This one could have done with more storytelling and less explaining.

    Part of what made “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” series such c..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 30 2014 by Cidney (New Orleans, United States Minor Outlying Islands)
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    Never Coming Back | Tim Weaver

    Never Coming Back

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By David Bauckham
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    When Emily Kane arrives at her sister Carrie's house, she finds the front door unlocked and no one inside. Dinner's cooking, the TV's on. Carrie, her husband, and their two daughters are gone. When the police draw a blank, Emily asks missing persons investigator David Raker to find them. But as he gets closer to the truth, Raker begins to uncover evidence of a sinister cover-up, spanning decades and costing countless lives.

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    Fall from Grace | Tim Weaver

    Fall from Grace

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Ben Allen
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    When Leonard Franks and his wife Ellie leave London for a dream retirement in Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But one afternoon, Leonard goes to fetch firewood, and never returns. With the police investigation dead in the water, Ellie turns to David Raker. Raker tracks down missing people for a living, but nothing can prepare him for this. Because, behind Leonard's disappearance, lies a deadly secret, buried so deep it was never meant to be found.

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    What Remains: David Raker, Book 6 | Tim Weaver

    What Remains: David Raker, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Tim Weaver
    • Narrated By Ben Allen
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    Colm Healy used to be one of the Met's best detectives. Until, haunted by the unsolved murders of a mother and her twin daughters, his life was left in ruins. Missing persons investigator David Raker is the only friend Healy has left. The only one who understands that redemption rests on solving these murders. Their search will unravel a thread of tragedy spanning years, and will force them to sacrifice everything they have left....

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