I am very pleased it is my stop on the #blogtour for this awesome stand alone psychological thriller by Charlie Gallagher.

‘This is a fast paced gripping read I just kept turning page after page until I, unfortunately, reached THE END.  There are sadistic, murderous drug lords, abductions and dodgy drugs all thrown in to create a twisty turny thriller with curve balls and shockers a many.  A brilliant read I can’t wait to see what comes next.’

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MISSING by Charlie Gallagher

Available from www.amazon.co.uk  and www.amazon.com

Missing cover

Do you love thrillers with heart-pounding twists and turns? From best-selling author Charlie Gallagher comes a standalone thriller which will you have gripped from first page to last.

WHAT WOULDN’T YOU DO TO GET YOUR FAMILY BACK?

In a busy town centre, a woman and a young boy are snatched from the street.

A few miles away, a man stands on the edge of a viaduct ready to throw himself off. Sergeant Shaun Carter, a police negotiator, is trying to talk him down, but he dare not get too close. This man is the only person who has the answers needed to find the missing.

These two events will have consequences for everyone they touch. And Shaun Carter is forced to make heartbreaking choices as he faces a vicious criminal network.

As the situation spirals out of control, Shaun asks for help from his maverick police colleague George Elms.
If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ian Rankin or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.


My Review

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Wow  I absolutely loved this book.  I read End Game and thought that was really good although I felt a little disadvantaged by not having read the previous books in the series.  This book works very well as stand-alone having read the Langthorne series would be a bonus as you have the history to George Elms but you can soon pick up due to the excellent way Charlie Gallagher has written this book.

What would you do to save your family?  Shaun Carter is forced to find out when he turns out as negotiator to talk down a man threatening to jump off the viaduct.  He soon learns that he has talked this man down before and that him being on call was no coincidence.  What follows is a sequence of events that forces Shaun Carter into actions he wouldn’t normally consider in an attempt to get his Son and estranged Wife back unharmed.

George Elms is quietly minding his own business in a pokey back office with a coffee machine for company when he finds himself in the middle of the chaos that Shaun’s life has become.  Can he save the day again?

You have to love George Elms he has his own way of getting results he is a compassionate man that has an inbuilt need to help people and in this book Shaun is the person on the receiving end of George’s help.

This is a fast paced gripping read I just kept turning page after page until I, unfortunately, reached THE END.  There are sadistic, murderous drug lords, abductions and dodgy drugs all thrown in to create a twisty turny thriller with curve balls and shockers a many.  A brilliant read I can’t wait to see what comes next.

Well worth the 5 stars I just wish I could give it more.


THE AUTHOR

Charlie Gallagher has been a serving UK police officer for ten years. During that time he has had many roles, starting as a front-line response officer, then a member of a specialist tactical team and is currently a detective investigating serious offences.

ALSO BY CHARLIE GALLAGHER
LANGTHORNE POLICE SERIES
Book 1: BODILY HARM
Book 2: PANIC BUTTON
Book 3: BLOOD MONEY
Book 4: END GAME

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