Nicci French Tuesday's Gone

ISBN 13: 9780141973692

Tuesday's Gone

 
9780141973692: Tuesday's Gone

A fiercely intelligent, multilayered thriller (Kirkus Reviews) from the bestselling author of Blue Monday

Nicci French s first Frieda Klein mystery, Blue Monday, won rave reviews everywhere from People magazine to the New York Times Book Review and earned comparisons to bestsellers by Kate Atkinson and Laura Lippman. In Tuesday s Gone, the solitary London psychotherapist returns in a brilliant thriller even more twisted than the last.

On a routine home visit, a London social worker discovers her psychotic client serving tea to a naked, decomposing corpse. Unable to make sense of the woman s confused ramblings, Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson asks Frieda Klein for help uncovering the dead man s identity. Frieda soon learns that he was a notorious con man one Robert Poole. But Frieda can t help feeling that Poole was killed to embroil her in the investigation, that her past isn t done with her yet. And if so, is Frieda herself the next victim?

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Review:

Praise for TUESDAY'S GONE:

"A fiercely intelligent, multilayered thriller."
--"Kirkus"

"Seamlessly mixes a foreboding tone and deliberate pacing with deft plot twists that should leave readers pleasantly chilled to the bone."
--"Publishers Weekly"

"Starts as a grim psychological thriller in the vein of Dennis Lehane's darker novels and turns into a fascinating puzzle in which character analysis holds sway. Highly recommended for fans of psychological suspense who enjoy a complex protagonist."
--"Library Journal "(starred review)

"The plotting is fast-paced with surprises galore, and characters literally come to life on the pages. . . . When readers are through, they will find themselves waiting impatiently for Wednesday to arrive!"
--"Suspense Magazine"

"If you are looking for wickedly inventive crime fiction, you need look no further than the writing team of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French . . . Unless you are into tension, paranoia and burning the midnight oil to finish a book, don't embark on reading "Tuesday's Gone" after suppertime!"
--"BookPage"

""Tuesday's Gone" is one of those great, great books in the mystery genre wherein the more you know, the less you know--peel back one stratum and you cannot shovel fast enough to get into the next, which reveals anything but what you expected. French takes the novel on a number of unexpected twists and turns, not the least of which relates back to BLUE MONDAY, which, as it turns out, didn't quite end on its last page."
--Bookreporter.com

Praise for TUESDAY'S GONE:
"A fiercely intelligent, multilayered thriller."
--"Kirkus"
"Seamlessly mixes a foreboding tone and deliberate pacing with deft plot twists that should leave readers pleasantly chilled to the bone."
--"Publishers Weekly"
"Starts as a grim psychological thriller in the vein of Dennis Lehane's darker novels and turns into a fascinating puzzle in which character analysis holds sway. Highly recommended for fans of psychological suspense who enjoy a complex protagonist."
--"Library Journal "(starred review)
"The plotting is fast-paced with surprises galore, and characters literally come to life on the pages. . . . When readers are through, they will find themselves waiting impatiently for Wednesday to arrive!"
--"Suspense Magazine"
"If you are looking for wickedly inventive crime fiction, you need look no further than the writing team of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French . . . Unless you are into tension, paranoia and burning the midnight oil to finish a book, don't embark on reading "Tuesday's Gone" after suppertime!"
--"BookPage"
""Tuesday's Gone" is one of those great, great books in the mystery genre wherein the more you know, the less you know--peel back one stratum and you cannot shovel fast enough to get into the next, which reveals anything but what you expected. French takes the novel on a number of unexpected twists and turns, not the least of which relates back to BLUE MONDAY, which, as it turns out, didn't quite end on its last page."
--Bookreporter.com

Praise for TUESDAY'S GONE:
"A fiercely intelligent, multilayered thriller."
"Kirkus"
"Seamlessly mixes a foreboding tone and deliberate pacing with deft plot twists that should leave readers pleasantly chilled to the bone."
"Publishers Weekly"
"Starts as a grim psychological thriller in the vein of Dennis Lehane s darker novels and turns into a fascinating puzzle in which character analysis holds sway. Highly recommended for fans of psychological suspense who enjoy a complex protagonist."
"Library Journal "(starred review)
"The plotting is fast-paced with surprises galore, and characters literally come to life on the pages. . . . When readers are through, they will find themselves waiting impatiently for Wednesday to arrive!"
"Suspense Magazine"
"If you are looking for wickedly inventive crime fiction, you need look no further than the writing team of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French . . . Unless you are into tension, paranoia and burning the midnight oil to finish a book, don t embark on reading "Tuesday s Gone" after suppertime!"
"BookPage"
""Tuesday s Gone" is one of those great, great books in the mystery genre wherein the more you know, the less you know peel back one stratum and you cannot shovel fast enough to get into the next, which reveals anything but what you expected. French takes the novel on a number of unexpected twists and turns, not the least of which relates back to BLUE MONDAY, which, as it turns out, didn t quite end on its last page."
Bookreporter.com"

Praise for TUESDAY'S GONE:
"A fiercely intelligent, multilayered thriller."
Kirkus
"Seamlessly mixes a foreboding tone and deliberate pacing with deft plot twists that should leave readers pleasantly chilled to the bone."
Publishers Weekly
"Starts as a grim psychological thriller in the vein of Dennis Lehane s darker novels and turns into a fascinating puzzle in which character analysis holds sway. Highly recommended for fans of psychological suspense who enjoy a complex protagonist."
Library Journal (starred review)
"The plotting is fast-paced with surprises galore, and characters literally come to life on the pages. . . . When readers are through, they will find themselves waiting impatiently for Wednesday to arrive!"
Suspense Magazine
"If you are looking for wickedly inventive crime fiction, you need look no further than the writing team of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French . . . Unless you are into tension, paranoia and burning the midnight oil to finish a book, don t embark on reading Tuesday s Gone after suppertime!"
BookPage
"Tuesday s Gone is one of those great, great books in the mystery genre wherein the more you know, the less you know peel back one stratum and you cannot shovel fast enough to get into the next, which reveals anything but what you expected. French takes the novel on a number of unexpected twists and turns, not the least of which relates back to BLUE MONDAY, which, as it turns out, didn t quite end on its last page."
Bookreporter.com"

From the Back Cover:

'Will keep you on the edge of your seat. Even more gripping than Blue Monday' Daily Express

When a decomposing body is found in the flat of Michelle Doyce, a woman who is plainly deranged, the police call in psychotherapist Frieda Klein. They need Frieda to help Michelle identify the corpse.

But the name Frieda eventually uncovers is that of a master conman whose victims turn out to be as numerous as the possible motives for his murder. The police need Frieda to figure out who might be telling the truth - or lying - as they draw closer to identifying the killer. But someone is determined to silence her ... and will stop at nothing to do so.

PRAISE FOR NICCI FRENCH:

'Reassuringly terrifying' Red

'Cleverly crafted, a pageturner of the highest order' Choice

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