Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 336 pages, 8.03 × 5.48 × 0.79 in
Published: March 5, 2013
Publisher: Penguin Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 014312272X
ISBN - 13: 9780143122722
About the Book
Immensely intelligent and poignantly human, Frieda Klein has captivated book critics and crime readers everywhere with her debut outing as "Blue Monday"'s iconoclastic heroine. When five-year-old Matthew Farraday is abducted, Frieda cannot ignore the fact that his photograph perfectly matches the boy one of her patients describes from his fantasies.
From the Publisher
Immensely intelligent and poignantly human, Frieda Klein has captivated book critics and crime readers everywhere with her debut outing as Blue Monday''s iconoclastic heroine. A psychotherapist and insomniac who spends her nights walking along the ancient rivers that lie beneath modern London, Frieda stars in a dazzling new crime series in which the terrors of the mind spill over into real life.
When five-year-old Matthew Farraday is abducted, Frieda cannot ignore the fact that his photograph perfectly matches the boy one of her patients describes from his fantasies. Before long, Frieda finds herself serving as the reluctant sidekick of Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson at the center of a desperate race to find the kidnapper. Blue Monday is an atmospheric, stunning first novel in a crime series for fans of In Treatment and The Killing.
About the Author
Nicci French is the pseudonym for the internationally bestselling husband-wife writing duo Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. They live in Suffolk and London, England.
Praise for BLUE MONDAY : “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 , be