Waiting For Wednesday: A Frieda Klein Mystery

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Waiting For Wednesday: A Frieda Klein Mystery

by Nicci French

Pamela Dorman Books | April 8, 2014 | Hardcover

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The thrilling third novel starring London psychotherapist-turned-detective Frieda Klein—from internationally bestselling author Nicci French

Nicci French's Blue Monday and Tuesday's Gone introduced the brilliant yet reclusive psychotherapist Frieda Klein to widespread critical acclaim, but Waiting for Wednesday promises to be her most haunting case yet.

Ruth Lennox, housewife and mother of three, is found dead in a pool of her own blood. Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson can't piece together a motive and calls in Frieda, hoping her talents will offer a new angle on the case.

When it emerges that the mother was hiding a scandalous secret, her family closes ranks. Frieda herself is distracted, still reeling from an attempt on her life, and struggling with her own rare feelings of vulnerability. Then a patient's chance remark sends Frieda down a dangerous path that seems to lead to a serial killer who's long escaped detection. Is Frieda getting closer to unraveling either case? Or is she just the victim of her own paranoid, fragile mind? Because, as Frieda knows, every step closer to a killer is one more step into a darkness from which there may be no return . . .

Flawlessly executed, Waiting for Wednesday is a penetrating, twisted novel of murder and neurosis with a jaw-dropping climax that will linger in readers' minds long after they have turned the last page.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 9.33 × 6.31 × 1.32 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670015776

ISBN - 13: 9780670015771

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Waiting For Wednesday: A Frieda Klein Mystery

by Nicci French

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 384 pages, 9.33 × 6.31 × 1.32 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670015776

ISBN - 13: 9780670015771

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The thrilling third novel starring London psychotherapist-turned-detective Frieda Klein—from internationally bestselling author Nicci French

Nicci French's Blue Monday and Tuesday's Gone introduced the brilliant yet reclusive psychotherapist Frieda Klein to widespread critical acclaim, but Waiting for Wednesday promises to be her most haunting case yet.

Ruth Lennox, housewife and mother of three, is found dead in a pool of her own blood. Detective Chief Inspector Karlsson can't piece together a motive and calls in Frieda, hoping her talents will offer a new angle on the case.

When it emerges that the mother was hiding a scandalous secret, her family closes ranks. Frieda herself is distracted, still reeling from an attempt on her life, and struggling with her own rare feelings of vulnerability. Then a patient's chance remark sends Frieda down a dangerous path that seems to lead to a serial killer who's long escaped detection. Is Frieda getting closer to unraveling either case? Or is she just the victim of her own paranoid, fragile mind? Because, as Frieda knows, every step closer to a killer is one more step into a darkness from which there may be no return . . .

Flawlessly executed, Waiting for Wednesday is a penetrating, twisted novel of murder and neurosis with a jaw-dropping climax that will linger in readers' minds long after they have turned the last page.

About the Author

Nicci French is the pseudonym for the internationally bestselling writing partnership of suspense writers Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. The duo has sold more than eight million copies of their books worldwide. They are married and live in Suffolk and London, England.

Editorial Reviews

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 , best
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