This novel is all the more troubling because one or two of the characters have some modest potential, not least of whom is Frieda herself - but for al..Show More »l her alleged training she behaves like an impulsive teenager in spasmodic passages interspersed with domestic drudgery. If in doubt, have a character appear through the ceiling above.
The worst book I've downloaded, slow and far fetched... Have you ever heard of a mental Heath specialist who gets a call and goes immediately to help ..Show More »a stranger evn though he didn't want to? No, me either.... I'm giving up, just can't finish it. This is a first... I adore my books and usually choose wisely
I bought this book because it was on offer and I enjoy thrillers. It started well, but I should have read the first 2 books in the series before begin..Show More »ning this one as the author kept referring to things that happened in the previous books, which was confusing. This story did not sweep me along. I actually got bored with the plot and I was relieved when it was over. I also found the voice of the reader very depressing after a while.
This is the fifth in the Frieda Klein psychological thriller series from husband and wife team Nicci French. Blue Monday, Tuesday's Gone, Waiting for ..Show More »Wednesday and Thursday's Child precede Friday on my Mind which can be listened to as a stand-alone although the characters are fleshier if you're already hooked on the previous four. The winning formula is cleverly worked out once more with the Nicci French strengths: a running pace throughout; slick, now dialogue; smart, taut language; sophisticated tightly controlled narrative; constantly racked-up suspense, intrigue and danger; metropolitan characters with complex lives and secrets. .. Here psychotherapist Frieda is suspected of murdering an ex-patient, the man she loved, after his bloated body is washed up by the Thames, and she's on the run determined to find the real culprit. Beth Chalmers as narrator does a good job in giving depth to characters and maintaining that breakneck pace.