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Blue Monday The stunning first book in a new series of psychological thrillers introducing an unforgettable London psychotherapistFrieda Klein is a solitary, incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London She believes that the world is a messy, uncontrollable place, but what we can control is what is inside our heads This attitude is reflected in her own life, which is an austere one of refuge, personal integrity, and orderThe abduction of five year old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt And when his face is splashed over the newspapers, Frieda cannot ignore the coincidence one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child A red haired child he can describe in perfect detail, a child the spitting image of Matthew She finds herself in the center of the investigation, serving as the reluctant sidekick of the chief inspectorDrawing readers into a haunting world in which the terrors of the mind have spilled over into real life, Blue Monday introduces a compelling protagonist and a chilling mystery that will appeal to readers of dark crime fiction and fans of In Treatment and The Killing ❮EPUB❯ ✻ Poltergeist (Greywalker, ✶ Author Kat Richardson – 9facts.co.uk incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London She believes that the world is a messy [BOOKS] ✬ OBaby Author Geoffrey Johnson – 9facts.co.uk uncontrollable place [Epub] ➟ Defiant (MacKinnons Rangers, By Pamela Clare – 9facts.co.uk but what we can control is what is inside our heads This attitude is reflected in her own life ✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ 21 Divisiones de Los Misterios Sanses By Ernesto Bravo Estrada ⚣ – 9facts.co.uk which is an austere one of refuge ➨ Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, Ebook ➮ Author Ellen Connor – 9facts.co.uk personal integrity ❮Reading❯ ➺ The Good Daughter ➲ Author Karin Slaughter – 9facts.co.uk and orderThe abduction of five year old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt And when his face is splashed over the newspapers ✑ Crysis pdf ✓ Author Peter Watts – 9facts.co.uk Frieda cannot ignore the coincidence one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child A red haired child he can describe in perfect detail ➹ [Download] ➵ Fractured (Will Trent, By Karin Slaughter ➼ – 9facts.co.uk a child the spitting image of Matthew She finds herself in the center of the investigation ➵ Ghost Download ➾ Author Fred Burton – 9facts.co.uk serving as the reluctant sidekick of the chief inspectorDrawing readers into a haunting world in which the terrors of the mind have spilled over into real life ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Nerve By Dick Francis ❤ – 9facts.co.uk Blue Monday introduces a compelling protagonist and a chilling mystery that will appeal to readers of dark crime fiction and fans of In Treatment and The Killing The first couple of offerings by the duo that make up Nicci French were unputdownable I stopped reading several years ago as I felt that the stories had become hackneyed and lacklustre, not to mention tediously predictable I picked this up last week primarily because the blurb on the back convinced me that this could be something new Sadly, nothing was further from the case I brilliant premise became tedious and mundane, and the overall story becameandunbelievable Even the fin The first couple of offerings by the duo that make up Nicci French were unputdownable I stopped reading several years ago as I felt that the stories had become hackneyed and lacklustre, not to mention tediously predictable I picked this up last week primarily because the blurb on the back convinced me that this could be something new Sadly, nothing was further from the case I brilliant premise became tedious and mundane, and the overall story becameandunbelievable Even the final twist whilst also totally ludicrous was sadly obvious from the moment that the final character in its involvement was introduced trying not to give anything away, but that s making me write in an awful style too perhaps it s catching predictable and ridiculous It was readable for the hour or two it took me But I certainly won t be recommending it, and it s already gone to the charity shop almost unheard of in this house where books are read and reread, as well as lent and given to those who might be interested I am finished with Nicci French for good this time This is pretty good for a first effort, although I think it needs a touch of refinement The surprise toward the end regarding the crime wasn t a surprise to me at all, and I can t imagine why it wouldn t have occurred to our heroine, Dr Klein, or the police involved It was too obvious For the first half, though, it was a bit murky to see how this would all evolve making the Duh ness of the endingof a let down, in a way There are some extraneous characters who, although colorful, This is pretty good for a first effort, although I think it needs a touch of refinement The surprise toward the end regarding the crime wasn t a surprise to me at all, and I can t imagine why it wouldn t have occurred to our heroine, Dr Klein, or the police involved It was too obvious For the first half, though, it was a bit murky to see how this would all evolve making the Duh ness of the endingof a let down, in a way There are some extraneous characters who, although colorful, don t all add much to the tale but clutter If this is really the nascent book of a series, presumably the first of seven, do we really have to meet everyone Frieda knows all at once Save something for Tuesday, guys I also found the relationship between Frieda and Karlsson, the head investigator with the police, to be odd It was sometimes hostile, then not, and it was hard to tell why he was listening to Frieda s ideas when they seemed to mostly annoy him He needs to be given clearer motivations and characterization going forward even with a backstory, he still seemed like a bit of a sketch than a man to me I m going through a spell of jumping back to the first book in a series of which I d enjoyed on of the later entires, this time I d already read Saturday Requiem by the husband and wife duo of Sean French and Nikki Gerrard.The debut of their series main protagonist is a solid start for psychologists Frieda Klein.Whilst the case that she was involved in wasn t the most gripping, I felt her traits were well established early on as she s slightly detached from those around her.The London setting al I m going through a spell of jumping back to the first book in a series of which I d enjoyed on of the later entires, this time I d already read Saturday Requiem by the husband and wife duo of Sean French and Nikki Gerrard.The debut of their series main protagonist is a solid start for psychologists Frieda Klein.Whilst the case that she was involved in wasn t the most gripping, I felt her traits were well established early on as she s slightly detached from those around her.The London setting also feels very prominent throughout this missing child storyline, but it was Ukrainian builder Josef who really stood out.I find that I prefer this duo s standalone stories but would be quite happy to read the second novel in this series at some point As a long time fan of Nicci French novels I was delighted when my in person bookclub, Whodunit, selected Blue Monday as our group read for the month of September.The first novel to feature Frieda Klein, a solitary, sometimes stern, unmarried, childless woman in early middle age who works as a psychoanalyst in London.Frieda s character fascinated me She is a study in contrasts She is a risk taker with seemingly little regard for her own personal safety She goes for solitary walks through L As a long time fan of Nicci French novels I was delighted when my in person bookclub, Whodunit, selected Blue Monday as our group read for the month of September.The first novel to feature Frieda Klein, a solitary, sometimes stern, unmarried, childless woman in early middle age who works as a psychoanalyst in London.Frieda s character fascinated me She is a study in contrasts She is a risk taker with seemingly little regard for her own personal safety She goes for solitary walks through London in the dead of night to tire herself when suffering from insomnia She doesn t have a cell phone, preferring to be adrift and out of contact when not at work Yet Frieda loves her house, a dark and comfortable oasis which she deems a place of cleanliness and sanctuary She has a penchant for structure, rules, and orderliness.Frieda loves London and the affection of place is obvious in the atmospheric Blue Monday However, she holds little affection for her family whom she feels do not value her, nor she them She prefers the well denoted boundaries of her work relationships to those of a personal nature, though recently she has fallen for a man whose presence could upset the structure of her well ordered life Will her longing and affection for him allow her to forfeit the life she has built for herself When one of Freida s clients leads her to believe that he may be implicated in a child abduction, Frieda surrenders her professional ethics and goes to the police The policeman in charge of the case is at first skeptical, but she ultimately wins his trust and professional respect Together they chase down leads and encounter shocking revelations whilst searching for a young, abducted boy They discover that this case may be linked to another similar case which took place over twenty years ago Many themes are touched upon in Blue Monday Professional ethics, guilt, nature vs nurture, the merits of psychoanalysis, the damage caused by child abduction, human foibles, secrets, and.A thought provoking, fast paced, well written thriller containing several twists and a surprise ending, this novel will appeal to fans of psychological suspense I always enjoy novels which accurately portray the contradictions and uncertainties inherent in human behavior and this one does that very successfully Highly recommended.This review was originally published on my blog Fictionophile

    ❮EPUB❯ ✻ Poltergeist (Greywalker, ✶ Author Kat Richardson – 9facts.co.uk incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London She believes that the world is a messy [BOOKS] ✬ OBaby Author Geoffrey Johnson – 9facts.co.uk uncontrollable place [Epub] ➟ Defiant (MacKinnons Rangers, By Pamela Clare – 9facts.co.uk but what we can control is what is inside our heads This attitude is reflected in her own life ✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ 21 Divisiones de Los Misterios Sanses By Ernesto Bravo Estrada ⚣ – 9facts.co.uk which is an austere one of refuge ➨ Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, Ebook ➮ Author Ellen Connor – 9facts.co.uk personal integrity ❮Reading❯ ➺ The Good Daughter ➲ Author Karin Slaughter – 9facts.co.uk and orderThe abduction of five year old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt And when his face is splashed over the newspapers ✑ Crysis pdf ✓ Author Peter Watts – 9facts.co.uk Frieda cannot ignore the coincidence one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child A red haired child he can describe in perfect detail ➹ [Download] ➵ Fractured (Will Trent, By Karin Slaughter ➼ – 9facts.co.uk a child the spitting image of Matthew She finds herself in the center of the investigation ➵ Ghost Download ➾ Author Fred Burton – 9facts.co.uk serving as the reluctant sidekick of the chief inspectorDrawing readers into a haunting world in which the terrors of the mind have spilled over into real life ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Nerve By Dick Francis ❤ – 9facts.co.uk Blue Monday introduces a compelling protagonist and a chilling mystery that will appeal to readers of dark crime fiction and fans of In Treatment and The Killing The first couple of offerings by the duo that make up Nicci French were unputdownable I stopped reading several years ago as I felt that the stories had become hackneyed and lacklustre, not to mention tediously predictable I picked this up last week primarily because the blurb on the back convinced me that this could be something new Sadly, nothing was further from the case I brilliant premise became tedious and mundane, and the overall story becameandunbelievable Even the fin The first couple of offerings by the duo that make up Nicci French were unputdownable I stopped reading several years ago as I felt that the stories had become hackneyed and lacklustre, not to mention tediously predictable I picked this up last week primarily because the blurb on the back convinced me that this could be something new Sadly, nothing was further from the case I brilliant premise became tedious and mundane, and the overall story becameandunbelievable Even the final twist whilst also totally ludicrous was sadly obvious from the moment that the final character in its involvement was introduced trying not to give anything away, but that s making me write in an awful style too perhaps it s catching predictable and ridiculous It was readable for the hour or two it took me But I certainly won t be recommending it, and it s already gone to the charity shop almost unheard of in this house where books are read and reread, as well as lent and given to those who might be interested I am finished with Nicci French for good this time This is pretty good for a first effort, although I think it needs a touch of refinement The surprise toward the end regarding the crime wasn t a surprise to me at all, and I can t imagine why it wouldn t have occurred to our heroine, Dr Klein, or the police involved It was too obvious For the first half, though, it was a bit murky to see how this would all evolve making the Duh ness of the endingof a let down, in a way There are some extraneous characters who, although colorful, This is pretty good for a first effort, although I think it needs a touch of refinement The surprise toward the end regarding the crime wasn t a surprise to me at all, and I can t imagine why it wouldn t have occurred to our heroine, Dr Klein, or the police involved It was too obvious For the first half, though, it was a bit murky to see how this would all evolve making the Duh ness of the endingof a let down, in a way There are some extraneous characters who, although colorful, don t all add much to the tale but clutter If this is really the nascent book of a series, presumably the first of seven, do we really have to meet everyone Frieda knows all at once Save something for Tuesday, guys I also found the relationship between Frieda and Karlsson, the head investigator with the police, to be odd It was sometimes hostile, then not, and it was hard to tell why he was listening to Frieda s ideas when they seemed to mostly annoy him He needs to be given clearer motivations and characterization going forward even with a backstory, he still seemed like a bit of a sketch than a man to me I m going through a spell of jumping back to the first book in a series of which I d enjoyed on of the later entires, this time I d already read Saturday Requiem by the husband and wife duo of Sean French and Nikki Gerrard.The debut of their series main protagonist is a solid start for psychologists Frieda Klein.Whilst the case that she was involved in wasn t the most gripping, I felt her traits were well established early on as she s slightly detached from those around her.The London setting al I m going through a spell of jumping back to the first book in a series of which I d enjoyed on of the later entires, this time I d already read Saturday Requiem by the husband and wife duo of Sean French and Nikki Gerrard.The debut of their series main protagonist is a solid start for psychologists Frieda Klein.Whilst the case that she was involved in wasn t the most gripping, I felt her traits were well established early on as she s slightly detached from those around her.The London setting also feels very prominent throughout this missing child storyline, but it was Ukrainian builder Josef who really stood out.I find that I prefer this duo s standalone stories but would be quite happy to read the second novel in this series at some point As a long time fan of Nicci French novels I was delighted when my in person bookclub, Whodunit, selected Blue Monday as our group read for the month of September.The first novel to feature Frieda Klein, a solitary, sometimes stern, unmarried, childless woman in early middle age who works as a psychoanalyst in London.Frieda s character fascinated me She is a study in contrasts She is a risk taker with seemingly little regard for her own personal safety She goes for solitary walks through L As a long time fan of Nicci French novels I was delighted when my in person bookclub, Whodunit, selected Blue Monday as our group read for the month of September.The first novel to feature Frieda Klein, a solitary, sometimes stern, unmarried, childless woman in early middle age who works as a psychoanalyst in London.Frieda s character fascinated me She is a study in contrasts She is a risk taker with seemingly little regard for her own personal safety She goes for solitary walks through London in the dead of night to tire herself when suffering from insomnia She doesn t have a cell phone, preferring to be adrift and out of contact when not at work Yet Frieda loves her house, a dark and comfortable oasis which she deems a place of cleanliness and sanctuary She has a penchant for structure, rules, and orderliness.Frieda loves London and the affection of place is obvious in the atmospheric Blue Monday However, she holds little affection for her family whom she feels do not value her, nor she them She prefers the well denoted boundaries of her work relationships to those of a personal nature, though recently she has fallen for a man whose presence could upset the structure of her well ordered life Will her longing and affection for him allow her to forfeit the life she has built for herself When one of Freida s clients leads her to believe that he may be implicated in a child abduction, Frieda surrenders her professional ethics and goes to the police The policeman in charge of the case is at first skeptical, but she ultimately wins his trust and professional respect Together they chase down leads and encounter shocking revelations whilst searching for a young, abducted boy They discover that this case may be linked to another similar case which took place over twenty years ago Many themes are touched upon in Blue Monday Professional ethics, guilt, nature vs nurture, the merits of psychoanalysis, the damage caused by child abduction, human foibles, secrets, and.A thought provoking, fast paced, well written thriller containing several twists and a surprise ending, this novel will appeal to fans of psychological suspense I always enjoy novels which accurately portray the contradictions and uncertainties inherent in human behavior and this one does that very successfully Highly recommended.This review was originally published on my blog Fictionophile"/>
  • ebook
  • 336 pages
  • Blue Monday
  • Nicci French
  • English
  • 09 April 2017
  • 1101560487

About the Author: Nicci French

Note Nicci Gerrard and Sean French also write separately Nicci Gerrard was born in June 1958 in Worcestershire After graduating with a first class honours degree in English Literature from Oxford University, she began her first job, working with emotionally disturbed children in Sheffield In that same year she married journalist Colin Hughes.In the early eighties she taught English Literature in Sheffield, London and Los Angeles, but moved into publishing in 1985 with the launch of Women s Review, a magazine for women on art, literature and female issues.In 1987 Nicci had a son, Edgar, followed by a daughter, Anna, in 1988, but a year later her marriage to Colin Hughes broke down.In 1989 she became acting literary editor at the New Statesman, before moving to the Observer, where she was deputy literary editor for five years, and then a feature writer and executive editor.It was while she was at the New Statesman that she met Sean French.Sean French was born in May 1959 in Bristol, to a British father and Swedish mother He too studied English Literature at Oxford University at the same time as Nicci, also graduating with a first class degree, but their paths didn t cross until 1990 In 1981 he won Vogue magazine s Writing Talent Contest, and from 1981 to 1986 he was their theatre critic During that time he also worked at the Sunday Times as deputy literary editor and television critic, and was the film critic for Marie Claire and deputy editor of New Society.Sean and Nicci were married in Hackney in October 1990 Their daughters, Hadley and Molly, were born in 1991 and 1993.By the mid nineties Sean had had two novels published, The Imaginary Monkey and The Dreamer of Dreams, as well as numerous non fiction books, including biographies of Jane Fonda and Brigitte Bardot.In 1995 Nicci and Sean began work on their first joint novel and adopted the pseudonym of Nicci French The Memory Game was published to great acclaim in 1997 followed by The Safe House 1998 , Killing Me Softly 1999 , Beneath the Skin 2000 , The Red Room 2001 , Land of the Living 2002 , Secret Smile 2003 , Catch Me When I Fall 2005 , Losing You 2006 and Until It s Over 2008 Their latest novel together is What To Do When Someone Dies 2009.Nicci and Sean also continue to write separately Nicci still works as a journalist for the Observer, covering high profile trials including those of Fred and Rose West, and Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr Novels include Things We Knew Were True 2003 , Solace 2005 and The Moment You Were Gone 2007 Sean s last novel is Start From Here 2004.


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