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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Vanished by Tim Weaver, read by Joe Coen and Andrew Brooke.   

He got on the train. He didn't get off. So where did he go?  

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. Raker has made a career out of finding the lost. He knows how they think. And, in missing person cases, the only certainty is that everyone has something to hide.  

But in this case the secrets go deeper than anyone imagined. 

For as Raker starts to suspect that even the police are lying to him, someone is watching. Someone who knows what happened on the tube that day. And with Raker in his sights, he'll do anything to keep Sam's secrets to himself.... 

©2012 Tim Weaver (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

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"Weaver's books get better each time - tense, complex, written with flair as well as care." (Guardian)

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Twists and turns

Very well knitted together and kept me guessing all the way til the end. Really enjoyed this story.

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Utter brilliance i loved every second of this book full of twists, i loved the main character and was hoping for another book ?? oh dear.
Narrators excellent and made the story more enjoyable 😁

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good plot, poor storytelling

Talented narrators and strong plot made this listenable. The writing however is banal and self indulgent.

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The stories get better with every book

Great twists, likeable characters! Definitely make you want go back for more! I'm ready for the next!!!

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gripping read

loved it, really thought this one would be the same as the rest but such a good plot twist

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Gripping

Really enjoyed this. Kept me listening long beyond where I should have gone to sleep each evening.

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Lots of twists and turns

Loved it. This book had me gripped. Wasn't expecting the ending. Thumbs up 👍 👍

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loved it!

Loved it. Another great story from this series. I am hooked and have already started listening to book 4

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absolutely fab!

really enjoyed listening. had my heart racing quite a few times but really good story line! the last couple of hours especially!

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A very good thriller indeed!!!

Tim Weaver take a bow a very clever thriller all the twists and turns all through to the end