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Thursday's Child Two Crimes, Generations ApartTwenty Years Ago Teenager Frieda Klein Was Brutally Attacked In Her Own Home No One Believed Her Not The Police, Not Her Mother, Not Her Friends She Left Town, Trained As A Psychologist And Never Went BackNow An Old Classmate Has Shown Up She Wants Help With Her Daughter, Who Claims To Have Been Attacked At Home An Attack Eerily Similar To The One On Frieda No One Else Believes The Girl S StoryNow With A School Reunion In The Offing Frieda Returns To The Darkness She Fled To The Small Town Which Refused To Help Her And Which Hides A Terrible Secret Because Someone At The Reunion Knows What HappenedAnd They Ll Stop At Nothing To Prevent Frieda Discovering The Truth


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.



10 thoughts on “Thursday's Child

  1. says:

    I am a huge Nicci French fan and I have thoroughly enjoyed the Frieda Klein series so far I found this particular installment quite disappointing Nicci French has always played with the bou


  2. says:

    I think I m done with this series Frida Klein is not a character I can take to She is intensely annoying She s cold I don t understand how she keeps the friends she has I completely empathise with


  3. says:

    Thursday s Child by Nicci French is a 2014 Penguin publication This fourth installment in the Frieda Klein British mystery procedural is a bit of a departure from the previous chapters Frieda is approached


  4. says:

    4.5 1 of my favorite series of all time Just please start at the beginning


  5. says:

    This is the fourth installment in the Frieda Klein mysteries series, and unfortunately one I found a bit on the weak side The story is engaging, and I found it interesting enough, but my issue was with Frieda as a protago


  6. says:

    This is another excellent book from husband and wife writing team Nicci French When they first started the Frieda Klein series I was not sure about Frieda but gosh,she grows on you In this story she returns to the town of her you


  7. says:

    4.5 stars I don t tell people what to do Well, not most of the time I just wanted to lay out the options The decision about what to do is yours Frieda Klein There are things I ve run away from all my life My father s death My rape Things


  8. says:

    Nicci French is one of the few crime authors whose work I ve read up to date Thursday s Children is another quality instalment in the Frieda Klein series, sad in many different circumstances Victims are chosen specifically because the perp knows


  9. says:

    When psychotherapist Frieda Klein agrees to see Becky, the daughter of an old school friend from her home town, she doesn t expect to be reminded of a violent incident that occurred to her when she was sixteen just before she left home She hasn t been b


  10. says:

    Twenty three years ago, Frieda Klein left the small coastal town where she grew up She has never been back Instead she has forged her own life in London, working as a psychoanalyst and recently, getting a little attention for her work on several police cases Fr


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