When Bonnie is faced with her secret lover, dead on the floor of his apartment, her first panicky thought is to cover it up - hide the body, straighten the scene, remove every trace of her presence. But as any thriller fan knows, the truth will out.
In this 12th novel, best seller Nicci French (the husband-wife team of Sean French and Nicci Gerard) plays an unforgettable game of cat and mouse with the listener, telling an intricate story with letter-perfect timing and French's trademark deeply drawn characterizations.
©2010 Nicci French (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
"Told in a tantalizing series of flashbacks, the narrative draws you into the inner world of the protagonist, a tough cookie who nevertheless endures a relationship that's so abusive the reader is never quite sure that she did not, in fact, snap. French...takes the time to tease out individual characters to a degree seldom seen in crime fiction, saving the final plot twist for the last page." (Publishers Weekly)
I couldn't even continue with the book because Anne Flosnik's performance was so over the top - wow! I have listened to a lot of books but this is one of the very few that I stopped and decided just to buy the book and read it on my own. URGH!!
I'd like to listen to another Nicci French or Jussi Adler-Olsen.
Different reader. Good reading is good acting. Ms. Flosnik seemed to be channeling Norma Desmond!
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