Tuesday's Gone

Tuesday's Gone

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By (author) Nicci French

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  • Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
  • Format: Hardback | 371 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 231mm x 30mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 4 April 2013
  • ISBN 10: 0670025674
  • ISBN 13: 9780670025671
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, maps
  • Sales rank: 1,305,214

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""Blue Monday" leaves readers with the promise of intriguing tales to come" --"People" (four-star review) Internationally bestselling authors Nicci Gerard and Sean French, writing as Nicci French, have sold more than eight million copies of their books worldwide. But nothing they've written written before has grabbed the attention of reviewers and readers like "Blue Monday" and its iconic heroine, Frieda Klein. In a starred review, "Publishers Weekly" called it a "superb psychological thriller . . . with brooding atmosphere, sustained suspense, a last-minute plot twist, and memorable cast of characters." In "Tuesday's Gone," a London social worker makes a routine home visit only to discover her client, Michelle Doyce, serving afternoon tea to a naked, decomposing corpse. With no clues as to the dead man's identity, Chief Inspector Karlsson again calls upon Frieda for help. She discovers that the body belongs to Robert Poole, con man extraordinaire. But Frieda can't shake the feeling that the past isn't done with her yet. Did someone kill Poole to embroil her in the investigation? And if so, is Frieda herself the next victim? A masterpiece of paranoia, "Tuesday's Gone "draws readers inexorably into a fractured and faithless world as it brilliantly confirms Frieda Klein as a quintessential heroine for our times.

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Nicci French is the pseudonym for the internationally bestselling writing partnership of suspense writers Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. They are married and live in Suffolk and London, England.

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Praise for BLUE MONDAY by Nicci French "Fast-paced and spooky...it leaves readers with the promise of intriguing tales to come." --"People" (****) "A neat puzzle with a satisfying resolution and a terrific twist at the end." --"The New York Times Book Review" "[A] superb psychological thriller . . . With its brooding atmosphere, sustained suspense, last-minute plot twist, and memorable cast of characters, this series debut will leave readers eager to discover what color Tuesday will be." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review "With its smart plot, crisp prose, and a stunning final twist, this is psychological suspense at its best. Absolutely riveting." --"Booklist," starred review "This is psychological suspense done right. The authors pace themselves and build the tension slowly while carefully developing each of the players. For fans of Tana French's and Lisa Gardner's moody, dark, twisty thrillers." --"Library Journal" "Complex and flawed, Frieda Klein is a refreshingly human protagonist, an intriguing debut for a truly unique character." --Tami Hoag, bestselling author of "Down the Darkest Road" "A searing psychological thriller in the rich vein of Kate Atkinson and Laura Lippman, "Blue Monday "is powerful and gripping--a page-turner with heart and soul. Psychotherapist Frieda Klein is an enormously appealing new series hero." --Joseph Finder, bestselling author of "Buried Secrets" "Unrelenting . . . unnerving . . . unforgettable. Psychological dynamite." --Alan Bradley, bestselling author of "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" "Nicci French creates a haunting and complex psychological puzzle about memory and heredity, with enough twists and turns to keep you guessing until the very end. This gripping thriller certainly bodes well for the future of the series and I look forward to reading more about unlikely heroine Frieda Klein." --Camilla Lackberg, bestselling author of "The Ice Princess" "A fabulous, unsettling, and riveting look at motives and memory and relationships. And what drives people to do the unthinkable." --Louise Penny, bestselling author of "A Trick of the Light" "Nicci French is undeniably at the top of British psychological suspense writing." --"The Observer "(UK)