Rebekah Murphy knows too much . . .
She knows she’s alone on an abandoned island with a killer on her trail.
She knows that to get home, she must live to understand why this is happening.
She knows someone tried to kill her for a secret.
What she doesn’t know is what that secret is . . .
Detective Frank Travis doesn’t know enough . . .
He doesn’t know where to find Louise Mason.
He doesn’t know how and why she vanished into thin air three months ago.
He doesn’t know the identity of the man last seen talking to her.
What he does know is that he retires in one week – and if he doesn’t find out where Louise went, no one will . . .
What neither Rebekah nor Detective Travis realize is that each holds a missing piece from the same puzzle – and it will cost them everything to finally solve it . . .
Happy Friday and welcome to the Reading Closet on my day of the Missing Pieces blog tour, thanks to Michael J Books for inviting me on the tour and providing me with a proof copy of this domestic mystery to read in preparation. Missing Pieces by Tim Weaver was out this month and you can purchase your own in a variety of formats here.
Missing Pieces is a brand-new standalone novel from Tim Weaver, one that incorporates a dual storyline that bounces between past and present, mainly written from the perspective of Rebekah who first begins as a character who is filled with suspicion towards her husband, a wife who feels in her gut that something isn’t quite right. This domestic mystery just scrapes the surface of that which roots deeper within this novel, embodying a storyline that feels unreliable as Rebekah must uncover why she isn’t being searched for by her family when she doesn’t return home – we also get a glimpse of her persona as a mother, as she craves to be with her daughters.
Tim has written a complex thriller which I felt firstly begun as quite a slow burner but with each chapter that went by, the tension ramped up, the unfolding of the storylines both past and present quickly begun to drive towards one another leaving you gasping breathlessly at the cleverness of the storyline’s tied threads. Tim Weaver is a mastermind of fiendish plotlines!