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The Day of the Dead

Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (164 ratings)
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Summary

Day of the Dead is the final book in the best-selling, critically acclaimed Frieda Klein series from number one best seller Nicci French. 

At long last, a final reckoning is coming for Frieda Klein....

In a north London high street, a runaway vehicle crashes to a halt. The man in the driving seat was murdered a week earlier. On Hampstead Heath, a bonfire blazes: in the flames lies the next victim. As autumn leaves fall, a serial killer runs amok in the capital, playing games with the police. The death toll is rising fast, and the investigation is floundering. But this is no ordinary killer, and every new victim is intended as a message to just one woman. Because psychologist Frieda Klein is in hiding. And someone is coming to find her....

After seven stunning novels, Frieda Klein's duel with her dark nemesis finally comes to a climax - and only one can make it out alive. 

©2018 Joined-Up Writing (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"A multi-layered plot that keeps you guessing until the final page." (Jane Corry, best-selling author of Blood Sisters)

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What An Anticlimax!

I enjoyed all the books in the Frieda Klein series and could not wait for the audio book of the great finale to be released. What an anticlimax! At first I thought I had downloaded the wrong title. The detailed description of the van crashing into the shop was devoid of any connection to the Friday Klein storyline and was not a significant event in the overall plot. By the time familiar characters emerged I was both frustrated and resigned to the fact that this was not going to be a compelling read. There would be a series of incidents and auxiliary characters that would just serve as padding and eventually the much anticipated confrontation between Frieda and Dean would take place. The conclusion was one of confusion as far as I'm concered. On a positive note, the story is over and the good triumphed over evil. Why complain?


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such a disappointment!

I love Frieda Klein & Co. but poor writing and thin plotting meant I couldn't finish this.I'll never know the end!

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Gripping!!

I didn’t want this story to end. I’ve enjoyed all 8 books in this series and this was a tremendous finale, a real page turner and excellent listen. I can defiantly recommend it.

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100%

you will eat it, its genius, exciting, what a story,
great voice, perfect in my opinion

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such a disappoint

I feel really let down by this last book, I really think now that they should have stopped at Friday, as the last 3 books have been very bitty and was certainly a stretch from the original story. I think Nicci French has done better than this. a predictable ending I had to listen as i had bought the previous 7 but thank goodness its finished now. Who knew there was an 8 day week

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good ending to the series

a good last book in the series with a bit of a twist at the end.

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awesome as ever, epic ending to the series

epic ending to the series. going to miss waiting for the next book to come out!

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Frieda

So sad this series has ended. Frieda is addictive! What is up your sleeve next Nicci French?

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Brilliant

such a shame this is the last book. A fantastic read enjoyed every minute of every book. I will miss Freida Klein and her friends and family.

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Fantastic series - and final book

Wonderful, engaging Lacey 8-book series. Sad this is the last one, though! Looking forward to the authors’ next series.

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  • Susan
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Phenomenal book!

What an extraordinary and highly skilful finale to this Frieda Klein series. Nicci French authors are truly phenomenal. Congratulations on a masterful layered and gripping story.
Beth Chalmers is a fabulous narrator. She has a clear relaxed voice and moves seamlessly between the characters as she adopts their individual voices. A joy to listen to her ease and flow. . I highly recommend this series
A delightful experience Thank you to all concerned Susan