The double act writing as Nicci French are new to me and certainly two heads work well with this new series. A great read by Beth Chalmers, which giv..Show More »en the mixture of men, women and children could have been a disaster. I enjoyed the contrast between the quietly self sufficient Dr Freda Klein and the police suffering huge pressure to resolve the case. Each had entirely different objectives during the book and it all came together at the end. The plot had a twist at the end which I should have seen coming but didn't. In many books the author seems to spend the last few pages pulling together all the loose ends, sometimes with no real credibility but given the number of strands running through the story Nicci French resolved what needed to be resolved but left me with quite a bit to think about afterwards.
Hopefully some of the main characters will turn up in future books and we can see how life is treating them over the next few years.
I look forward to the next Freda Klein with anticipation.
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.