WorldCat Identities

French, Nicci

Works: 184 works in 1,658 publications in 17 languages and 43,813 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Actor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6056.R456, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Nicci French
Most widely held works by Nicci French
Land of the living by Nicci French( Book )

64 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping from an unknown kidnapper, badly beaten and retaining no memory of what happened to her, Abbie Devereaux is unable to get local authorities to believe that she was kidnapped and sets out to confront her attacker
Blue Monday by Nicci French( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frieda Klein is a solitary, incisive psychotherapist who spends her sleepless nights walking along the ancient rivers that have been forced underground in modern London. She believes that the world is a messy, uncontrollable place, but what we can control is what is inside our heads. This attitude is reflected in her own life, which is an austere one of refuge, personal integrity, and order. The abduction of five-year-old Matthew Farraday provokes a national outcry and a desperate police hunt. And when his face is splashed over the newspapers, Frieda cannot ignore the coincidence: one of her patients has been having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child. A red-haired child he can describe in perfect detail, a child the spitting image of Matthew. She finds herself in the center of the investigation, serving as the reluctant sidekick of the chief inspector
Catch me when I fall by Nicci French( Book )

64 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Krauss lives her life in the fast lane. A successful, happily married businesswoman, she is loved and admired by everyone she meets. But that's only one side of Holly
Killing me softly by Nicci French( Book )

101 editions published between 1001 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British woman falls in love with a famous mountaineer, but after marrying him begins to feel afraid. During sex he sometimes hurts her and three women in his life died accidental deaths. The woman turns detective and her fears come true
Beneath the skin by Nicci French( Book )

99 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoe, a school teacher, Jenny, a mother, and Nadia, an irrepressible free spirit, are very different women who are all targeted by a sadistic killer
Secret smile by Nicci French( Book )

52 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering that her sister has become involved with a deceptive man whom she herself dumped weeks earlier, Miranda becomes increasingly apprehensive when her sister begs Miranda to let them both live with her while they find a place of their own
The red room by Nicci French( Book )

69 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Kit Quinn becomes involved in the investigation of a young runaway's murder when she believes the prime suspect, Michael Doll, is innocent
Tuesday's gone by Nicci French( Book )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychotherapist Frieda Klein takes on a case involving the murder of con man Robert Poole, who was found in the flat of a mentally disturbed woman
Waiting for Wednesday : a Frieda Klein Mystery by Nicci French( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While consulting on the murder of housewife, who was hiding a shocking secret, brilliant psychotherapist Frieda Klein is brought closer to a serial killer who has long escaped detection and wonders if she is solving both cases or if she just the victim of her own paranoid, fragile mind
Losing you by Nicci French( Book )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina's fifteen year old daughter, Charlie, has not returned from a night out to join her family on holiday. Has she run away? Has something more sinister happened to her? And why will no-one take her disappearance seriously?
Thursday's children : a Frieda Klein mystery by Nicci French( Book )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The electrifying fourth book in the internationally bestselling Frieda Klein Mystery series Drawn to brilliant and solitary London psychotherapist Frieda Klein, a growing readership is discovering Nicci French's acclaimed series with each chilling installment. In Thursday's Children, Frieda faces her most personal case yet when a former classmate appears at Frieda's door, begging for her help. Maddie Capel's teenage daughter, Becky, claims that she was raped in her own bed one night while her mother was downstairs. Her assailant warned, "Don't think of telling anyone, sweetheart. Nobody will believe you." Becky's story awakens dark memories of an eerily similar incident in Frieda's own past. When Becky is found hanging from a beam in her bedroom, Frieda sets out to find the man she believes is both her rapist and Becky's killer. But confronting the ghosts of the past turns out to be more dangerous than she ever expected"--
Until it's over by Nicci French( Book )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astrid is on her way home one day when her neighbor accidentally knocks her off her bike. The next day, she learns that the same neighbor was beaten to death only hours after the accident. Two weeks later there's another brutal murder-- and she realizes there is a killer in the household
Friday on my mind : a Frieda Klein mystery by Nicci French( Book )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bloated corpse turns up in the Thames, throat slashed, and the only clue is a hospital wristband reading Dr. F. Klein. Frieda is taken to see the body and realizes with horror that it is Sandy, her ex-boyfriend. She's certain that the killer is Dean Reeve - the man who has never stopped haunting her. But the police think he has been dead for years, and Frieda is their number one suspect
The other side of the door by Nicci French( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonnie finds her summer fling boyfriend and fellow band member, Hayden, dead on the floor of a friend's London apartment. She proceeds to hide the corpse and obliterate every sign of her presence at the crime scene. Hayden's well-known involvement with other women could have provided Bonnie a motive for murder. To complicate matters, at least one more person appears to have altered the crime scene
What to do when someone dies by Nicci French( Book )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'This is not my world. Something is wrong, askew. . . I am Ellie Falkner, thirty-four years old and married to Greg Manning. Although two police officers have just come to my door and told me he is dead. . .' It's devastating to hear that your husband has died in a horrific car accident. But to learn that he died with a mystery woman as his passenger is torment. Was Greg having an affair? Drowning in grief, Ellie clings to Greg's innocence, and her determination to prove it to the world at large means she must find out who Milena Livingstone was and what she was doing in Greg's car. But in the process those around her begin to question her sanity and motive. And the louder she shouts that Greg must have been murdered, the more suspicion falls on Ellie herself. Sometimes it's safer to keep silent when someone dies
Complicit by Nicci French( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When you find the body of your murdered lover, what do you do? Bonnie Graham calls her best friend and asks for help getting rid of it. But is that the action of an innocent woman? Bonnie is devastated by the death of Hayden, an enigmatic musician with a mysterious, unknown past. And hiding her part in his disappearance is taking its toll
The memory game by Nicci French( Book )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body of a sixteen-year-old girl, Natalie Martello, is found buried in the garden of a country house in Shropshire. She has been murdered, but finding the body represents lost hopes for her family. Jane Martello, Natalie's closest friend and sister-in-law, embarks on an investigation
The safe house by Nicci French( Book )

45 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr Sam Laschen, expert in post-traumatic stress, agrees to provide a haven for the survivor of an horrific assault, she doesn't realize that she is placing herself and her child at risk
Until it's over by Nicci French( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and athletic, London cycle courier Astrid Bell is bad luck - for other people. First Astrid's neighbour Peggy accidentally knocks her off her bike - and not long after is found bludgeoned to death. Then, a few days later, Astrid is asked to pick up a package from a wealthy woman called Ingrid de Soto, only to find the client murdered in the hall of her luxurious home. For the police it's more than coincidence. For Astrid and her six housemates it's the beginning of a nightmare
Catch me when I fall by Nicci French( Recording )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Krauss, a successful and happily married businesswoman, becomes convinced that she is being stalked - but her friends wonder if her fears are due to paranoia and mental illness or real danger
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The red room
Alternative Names

controlled identityFrench, Sean, 1959-

controlled identityGerrard, Nicci

Frenča, Nikija

French, Nikki

French, Sean

French, Sean, 1959-

Gerrard, Nicci

Gerrard, Nicci, 1958-

ג'ררד, ניקי (בכתיבה יחד עם שון פרנץ')

פרנץ׳, ניקי

פרנץ', שון (בכתיבה יחד עם ניקי ג'ררד)

프렌치, 니키

フレンチ, ニッキ

Blue MondayCatch me when I fallKilling me softlyBeneath the skinSecret smileThe red roomLosing youUntil it's over