Nicci + French were coming to Cambridge and I decided I must read another book for them before I see them live. Given that we already had Killing me softly, it was a no-choice kind of read. 135 more words
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‘Psychotherapist Frieda Klein 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. 239 more words
Nicci and French obviously mastered the structure and style of crime fiction, and they do know how to get the readers’ attention. The book is thrilling yet formulaic, and contains all the ingredients you find in similar book: innocent victims, evil, mysterious pseudo-scientific facts, the scientist who is strange, brilliant and has issues herself. 136 more words