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By Nicci French

The first publication within the Frieda Klein secret series

“Complex mental suspense at its best.” Booklist (starred review)

Immensely clever and poignantly human, Frieda Klein has captivated ebook critics and crime readers far and wide along with her debut time out as Blue Monday's iconoclastic heroine. A psychotherapist and insomniac who spends her nights jogging alongside the traditional rivers that lie underneath glossy London, Frieda stars in a stunning new crime sequence during which the terrors of the brain spill over into genuine life.

When five-year-old Matthew Farraday is kidnapped, Frieda can't forget about the truth that his picture completely fits the boy one in all her sufferers describes from his fantasies. earlier than lengthy, Frieda reveals herself serving because the reluctant sidekick of Detective leader Inspector Karlsson on the heart of a determined race to discover the kidnapper. Blue Monday is an atmospheric, gorgeous first novel in a criminal offense sequence for fanatics of In therapy and The Killing.

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His thick blond hair needed a wash. He hadn’t shaved recently. Frieda guessed he had been in bed for several days and had only now dragged himself out to get here. He let himself crumple into the chair facing her, the low table between them. He still hadn’t met her gaze. He stared out of the window at the line of cranes standing suspended in the thickening dusk like ghostly figures, although Frieda wondered if he was actually seeing anything out there. There was a beaten look to him. He was a lovely young man, golden and luminous, but on days like today you couldn’t see that.

He had taken the sleeping pills, cut down on the alcohol, done more exercise. He had lain awake at night with his heart racing, so fast that it was impossible to believe it wouldn’t burn itself up, and sweat pouring off him. He had sat rigid at his desk at work, his hands clenched, staring at the papers in front of him, waiting for the physical dread to pass, hoping his colleagues wouldn’t notice. Because it was humiliating to lose control like this. It scared him. Carrie talked about a mid-life crisis.

Let my daughter come home,’ said Deborah Vine. Her voice broke; she covered her newly haggard face with one hand. ’ Richard Vine added, more violently, ‘Please give us our daughter back. ’ His face was pale and blotched with red. ’ Langan asked Tanner. Tanner shrugged. ‘You mean, are they sincere? I’ve got no idea. ’ There wasn’t a summer holiday that year. They had been going to go to Cornwall, to stay on a farm. Rosie remembered them planning it, how there would be cows in the fields and hens in the yard and even an old fat pony the owners might let them ride.

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