MEMORIES ON MONDAY – Missing by Charlie Gallagher #TeamJoffeBooks #CrimeFiction @joffebooks @gloriouscharlie #georgeelms #thriller

This week on MEMORIES ON MONDAY we look back to the Blog Tour for MISSING by Charlie Gallager.  This is a stand-alone novel featuring George Elms from the brilliant Langthorne series.  This is one of my favourite books and is a must read for anyone who likes to read a heartrending, adrenaline pumping read that will keep you turning the pages.

Missing coverMISSING by Charlie Gallagher

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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.


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.

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.

Book 4: END GAME



What the readers are saying

Short Book and Scribes

‘I’m so pleased to be on the blog tour for Missing by Charlie Gallagher today. I have a guest post for you with answers to the questions that readers often ask. ‘ Read more here

Black Books Blog

‘The book starts off with a bang when a woman and boy are shopping in Canterbury city centre and a car smashes through the coffee shop where they are resting and kidnap them at gunpoint.’ Read more here

Sweet Little Book

‘Missing is a phenomenal standalone thriller written by Charlie Gallagher, intense from the very first page, an abduction of a woman and child, the suicidal man who has questions that need answers and central to it all is Sergeant Shaun Carter a police negotiator.’  Read more here

Donna’s Book Blog

‘This book is tense right from the first few pages, you are gripped and it barely lets you go at the end of the book, I definitely thought about the plot after it had finished and you do find yourself considered the question initially posed – what wouldn’t you do to get your family back? ‘ Read more here

Linda Strong Book Reviews

‘This is an extremely satisfying police thriller. Twists along the way are surprisingly scary and can turn the reader inside out with suspense. Carter is a solid guy, on the side of justice, until he’s asked to act outside his moral principles in order to save his family.’  Read more here

Nicki’s Life of Crime

‘This gripping,fast paced,twist packed thriller opens with a action paced abduction scene that is so intense and shocking it’s takes your breath away.The pacing of the story is perfect,you have the breath taking opening,the urgent intensity of George and Emily’s investigations,Shaun`s desperate quest to get his ex wife and ten year old son back safely,all of which lead up too a very intense satisfying conclusion.’  Read more here

Sean’s Book Reviews

‘I had read one of Charlie Gallaghers books and I was hooked to say the least.  This book is one similar to the other book in writing style.  The author has a great ability to get into the minds of his characters.’  Read more here

Books from Dusk till Dawn

‘Charlie Gallagher certainly knows how to catch a reader’s attention and keep it until the end. This story opens up just so many moral dilemmas, as my brain went into overdrive trying to think if I would have done anything differently.’  Read more here

Books n All

‘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.’ Read more here


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