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    • The Day of the Dead

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What An Anticlimax!

    • By Máiréad on 18-07-18

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Sunday Morning Coming Down

    • A Frieda Klein Novel, Book 7
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    Psychotherapist Frieda Klein's home is her refuge until she returns to find it has become a disturbingly bloody crime scene. Beneath the floorboards the police have found the body of a man she had hired to help protect her. When those closest to Frieda begin to be targeted, the picture becomes more skewed. Unless Frieda can find and stop whoever is threatening her friends and family, her love and loyalty could come at a truly fatal cost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cop Out

    • By Charlotte on 16-10-17

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Blue Monday

    • A Frieda Klein Novel, Book 1
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 500
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 431

    Monday, the lowest point of the week. A day of dark impulses. A day to snatch a child from the streets.... The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes national outcry and a desperate police hunt. And when his face is splashed over the newspapers, psychotherapist Frieda Klein is left troubled: one of her patients has been relating dreams in which he has a hunger for a child. A child he can describe in perfect detail, a child the spitting image of Matthew. Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson doesn't take Frieda's concerns seriously until a link emerges with an unsolved abduction twenty years ago....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Welcome first outing for a new series

    • By S. K. Doughty on 10-08-13

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Tuesday's Gone

    • A Frieda Klein Novel, Book 2
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    For psychotherapist Frieda Klein, the days get longer, the cases darker…. She thought she was done with the police. But once more DCI Karlsson is knocking at her door. A man’s decomposed body has been found in the flat of Michelle Doyce, a woman trapped in a world of strange mental disorder. The police don’t know who it is, how he got there, or what happened - and Michelle can’t tell them. But Karlsson hopes Frieda can get access to the truths buried beneath her confusion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grisly but enjoyable

    • By Jill on 15-08-12

    Regular price: £24.00

    • The Memory Game

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Harriet Walter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    When a skeleton is unearthed in the Martellos' garden, Jane Martello is shocked to learn it's that of her childhood friend Natalie, who went missing 25 years ago. Encouraged by a therapist to recover lost memories, Jane hopes to find out what really took place when she was a child - and what happened to Natalie. But in learning the truth about her and Natalie's past, is Jane putting her own future at terrible risk?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to care by the end-usually love Nicci French

    • By MarieLouise on 17-12-13

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Waiting for Wednesday

    • A Frieda Klein Novel, Book 3
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Waiting for Wednesday, the thrilling third installment in the bestselling Frieda Klein series, written by Nicci French and read by the actress Beth Chalmers.Ruth Lennox, beloved mother of three, is found by her daughter in a pool of her own blood. Who would want to murder an ordinary housewife? And why? Psychotherapist Frieda Klein finds she has an unusually personal connection with DCI Karlsson's latest case.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but depressing

    • By Julie on 26-06-14

    Regular price: £24.00

    • Saturday Requiem

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 565
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 496

    It was an open-and-shut case when 18-year-old Hannah Docherty was arrested for the brutal murder of her family; she's been incarcerated ever since. When psychotherapist Frieda Klein is asked to assess Hannah, she reluctantly agrees. What she finds horrifies her.... Frieda is haunted by the thought that Hannah might be as much of a victim as her family. Frieda soon begins to realise that she's up against someone who'll go to any lengths to protect themselves....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • OK but a little similar to previous volumes

    • By Mrs on 08-07-16

    Regular price: £20.89

    • Thursday's Children

    • A Frieda Klein Novel, Book 4
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 363

    When psychotherapist Frieda Klein left the sleepy Suffolk coastal town in which she grew up she never intended to return. Left behind were friends, family, lives, and loves but alongside them, painful memories; a past she wouldn't allow to destroy her. Then, years later, an old classmate appears in London asking Frieda to help her teenage daughter and long-buried memories resurface. Death soon follows, leaving Frieda no choice but to return home to confront her past.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good series

    • By Lucy on 16-05-15

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Secret Smile

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    Secret Smile is a gripping psychological thriller from the top-ten best-selling author Nicci French. You have an affair. You finish it. You think it's over. You're dead wrong.... Miranda Cotton thinks she's put boyfriend Brendan out of her life for good. But two weeks later, he's intimately involved with her sister. Soon what began as an embarrassment becomes threatening - then even more terrifying than a girl's worst nightmare.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling

    • By Richmond on 16-04-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Beneath the Skin

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    Beneath the Skin is a gripping psychological thriller by the Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French. Zoe, Jennifer and Nadia are three women with nothing in common. Except for the man who wants to kill them. He sends them terrifying letters, full of the intimate details of their lives - and promises that he will bring those lives to a violent, horrible end.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling and captivating read!

    • By Natalie on 30-11-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Friday on My Mind

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 460

    When a corpse is found floating in the River Thames, the police can at least be sure that identifying the victim will be straightforward. Around the dead man's wrist is a hospital band. On it are the words 'Dr F. Klein'. But psychotherapist Frieda Klein is very much alive. And, after evidence linking her to the murder is discovered, she becomes the prime suspect.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • First meeting with Frieda

    • By Amelia on 18-10-15

    Regular price: £20.89

    • The Red Room

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Kate Rawson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    The Red Room is a terrifying and gripping psychological thriller from the Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French. Enter the Red Room - where nightmares become reality. He almost took your life. Now his is in your hands… After psychologist Kit Quinn is brutally attacked by a prisoner, she is determined to get straight back to work. When the police want her help in linking the man who attacked her to a series of murders, she refuses to simply accept the obvious.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • The Red Room

    • By Caroline on 19-03-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Until It's Over

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Paul Tyma
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Young and athletic, London cycle courier Astrid Bell is bad luck - for other people. First Astrid's neighbour Peggy Farrell accidentally knocks her off her bike - and not long after is found bludgeoned to death in an alley. Then, a few days later, Astrid is asked to pick up a package from a wealthy woman called Ingrid de Soto, only to find the client murdered in the hall of her luxurious home. For the police, it's more than coincidence. For Astrid and her six housemates, it's the beginning of a nightmare.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Until it's over

    • By Louise on 14-09-09

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Land of the Living

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Julie Maisey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    They say your memory can't be trusted. They say your story doesn't check out. They say you were never blindfolded...starved...or imprisoned in a filthy shed like an animal. But you know it happened. And you know it can happen again. This masterful novel of brilliantly drawn characters and harrowing suspense will shock you at every turn and force you to walk the fine line between madness and fear. Nicci French is the pseudonym for the writing partnership of journalists Nicci Gerrard and Sean French.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a good book!

    • By anne on 27-04-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Safe House

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Lucy Paterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    The Safe House is a scintillating psychological thriller by the Top Ten bestselling author, Nicci French. You open your home and your heart to a victim. But your house is anything but safe.... Samantha Laschen is a doctor specialising in post-traumatic stress disorder. She's moved to the coast to escape her problems and to be alone with her young daughter. But now the police want her to take in Fiona Mackenzie, a girl whose parents have been savagely murdered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Slow Burner With A Really Juicy Twist

    • By Mr. W Gunn on 28-05-15

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Killing Me Softly

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Lisa Coleman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Killing Me Softly, by the acclaimed and best-selling author Nicci French, is a terrifying journey into the heart of obsession. You have everything. But you give it up for an affair. You're in passionate love. And grave danger.... Alice Loudon couldn't resist abandoning her old, safe life for a wild affair. And in Adam Tallis, a rugged mountaineer with a murky past, she finds a man who can teach her things about herself that she never even suspected. But sexual obsession has its dark side - and so does Adam.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not my style book

    • By Charmaine on 31-01-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Land of the Living

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Saskia Reeves
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    She doesn't know where she is nor who it is feeding her, talking to her, threatening to kill her. Yet Abbie has courage and, above all, hope. She escapes her captor and runs back into the light. But the real world, the safe one, isn't as she remembers it. There are days missing before she disappeared; days when she quit her job and left her boyfriend, did things she can't explain to the police, her friends, or even herself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting nightmare of a story

    • By Kirstine on 19-05-08

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Complicit

    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Bonnie has spent the summer rehearsing with a band to play at a wedding. It was supposed to be fun, but the band members gradually find their friendships falling apart. What was meant to be fun turns deadly as lovers betray one another, passions turn murderous, and friendship itself becomes a crime. Everyone tells lies. But who is prepared to tell the truth to uncover a murderer?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A complex thriller with twists and turns

    • By Kirstine on 07-06-10

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Day of the Dead

    • Freida Klein Series, Book 8
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Beth Chalmers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A decade ago, psychologist Frieda Klein was sucked into the orbit of Dean Reeve - a killer able to impersonate almost anyone, a man who can disappear without a trace, a psychopath obsessed with Frieda herself. In the years since, Frieda has worked with - and sometimes against - the London police in solving their most baffling cases. But now she's in hiding, driven to isolation by Reeve. When a series of murders announces his return, Frieda must emerge from the shadows to confront her nemesis. And it's a showdown she might not survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Day 8 Freda

    • By J. M. M. on 20-08-18

    Regular price: £28.29

    • Der achte Tag

    • Frieda Klein 8
    • By: Nicci French
    • Narrated by: Nicole Engeln
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Frieda Klein ist abgetaucht, nicht einmal die engsten Freunde kennen ihren Unterschlupf. Nur eine junge Frau gibt nicht auf: die Studentin Lola Hayes, die sich ausgerechnet die umstrittene Psychologin und ihre spektakulären Fälle als Arbeitsthema ausgesucht hat. Lola wird fündig, aber sie riskiert ihr Leben, denn Friedas alter Widersacher Dean Reeves ist den beiden Frauen unbarmherzig auf der Spur. Bald erschüttert eine Mordserie die Londoner Öffentlichkeit. Die Polizei tappt im Dunkeln, Frieda und Lola sind auf einer atemlosen Odyssee.

    Regular price: £12.69

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