Fall from Grace : David Raker

  • by Tim Weaver
  • Narrated by Ben Allen
  • Series: David Raker
  • 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 the Critics Say

"Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex, sometimes horrific, written with flair as well as care" (Guardian on Never Coming Back)
"Weaver has delivered another cracking crime thriller" (Daily Mail on Never Coming Back)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

poor quality

Didn't finish this because:
1) It was badly written, with entire phrases being regularly repeated.
2) It was heading in the direction of a police corruption drama rather than an investigation.
3) The plot was lousy. The detective frequently dismisses entire lines of enquiry because 'he just knows', there is no thoughtful analysis at all.
4) Also there is no suspense or interesting descriptions of surroundings. Nor is there any psychological depth to the writing.

Can't think of anything positive to say other than that the narration was intelligible.
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- Angela

Gripping good yarn!

Would you listen to Fall from Grace again? Why?

Oh yes, in fact straight away


What other book might you compare Fall from Grace to, and why?

Shatter Michael Robotham


What about Ben Allen’s performance did you like?

Everything, faultless performance


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Raker gets the job done


Any additional comments?

This is a superb thriller with many twists and turns. I could not put it down and now I have finished it, I am going to listen to it again. One of those audible books you don't want to end but at the same time you want to get to the end to find out whodunit. More please!

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- Gillian

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-08-2014
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks