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Publisher's Summary

Louise Penny says the Frieda Klein novels are "fabulous."

Joseph Finder  says they're "in the rich vein of Kate Atkinson."

And Tami Hoag calls them "truly unique."

Now the final book in this extraordinary series is here. And it's an ending you'll never forget.

A decade ago, psychologist Frieda Klein was sucked into the orbit of Dean Reeve - a killer able to impersonate almost anyone, a man who can disappear without a trace, a psychopath obsessed with Frieda herself.

In the years since, Frieda has worked with - and sometimes against - the London police in solving their most baffling cases. But now she's in hiding, driven to isolation by Reeve. When a series of murders announces his return, Frieda must emerge from the shadows to confront her nemesis. And it's a showdown she might not survive.

Criminology student Lola Hayes has tracked Frieda down with a single-minded pursuit: she wants to delve inside the mind of a woman besieged by darkness. But in following every move Frieda makes, Lola is exposing herself to the same terrors - and the same twisted fixation of a diabolical psychopath.  

This gripping cat-and-mouse thriller pits one of the most fascinating characters in contemporary fiction against an enemy like none other. Smart, sophisticated, and spellbinding, it's an audiobook that will leave you breathless.

©2018 Joined-Up Writing (P)2018 W.F. Howes

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Haven’t been disappointed yet!

Love this series. I binge through it too quickly. The characters are great, everyone needs a Joseph in their life.

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Satisfying conclusion to a great series

Sometimes series over-extend their stay or fizzle out to weak repetitions, but not Nikki French’s Frieda Klein series. This eighth volume is perhaps the most satisfying conclusion I’ve read. It is a complete novel in itself, introducing new and fully developed characters while not abandoning the familiar ones that have threaded their way through the previous novels. It all makes sense, all the ends are wrapped up, and yet you have the idea that the characters live on in the world. There’s no cliffhanger, no desperation to urge French to resurrect Frieda, just a sense of rightness.

I do look forward to other Nikki French books though.

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Not Enough Stars—A Great Book!!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I loved this book! Wonderful story and fantastic narration. A most beautiful and satisfying conclusion to the series, although I don’t want it to end...could there be more???

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Every fan must see how the Dean Reeves - Frieda Klein Saga Ends

I think i was mostly waiting for this book to get back into the Frieda Klein World created by this reader. But of course I had to find out how the Dean Reeves saga ended. This plot involves Frieda’s obsession with the hidden rivers of London. Dean, of course, knows all about it. Seemed a bit strained. The is a new character, a student who I’d doing a dissertation on Frieda. Too many pages are devoted to her flighty personality. Nonetheless, I enjoyed the book immensely

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This series doesn’t disappoint

This series is a great listen. The story line continues to keep the listener interested.

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Is the series over?

All the reviews say the series is finished. I hope that isn’t so yet the whole series has been building up to the final confrontation between Freida and Dean.
I think Freida has more stories to tell but I guess that is up to the authors. If so thank you for a great series!

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Masterful

This story brought the past 7 books to an end with masterful recollection, the tremendous all encompassing storyline was necessary for this tome to be exceedingly successful. Thanks to the authors. Bravo! I might enjoy more Freita Cline now that this breathtaking saga is complete. She is a friend.

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Freida Klein is Irresistible

I have loved Freida from the first book! Her character, her friends and family are all wonderful. I always enjoy the books. Each one is a bit better than the one before.

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Wonderful series

I wish there were more days in the week, because then the series would have lasted longer! I will miss Frieda Klein and the cast of characters created in this series. At times Frieda’s decisions and actions drove me crazy but it was her quirky personality that was the glue throughout all the books. Thank you to the authors for sharing this story with us. I won’t spoil the ending in this review, just to say I can live with it!!!