Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 5 August 2015

Nicci French's Klein gamble pays dividends 

At a literary lunch a couple of years ago, Sean French (the male component of Nicci French; his wife Nicci Gerrard is the other half) read out one of their reviews, a positive one. But this was no act of boastfulness: French drew attention to a line praising the duo's standalone thrillers, and thanking God that Nicci French did not write about a series character. Needless to say, that was precisely what the duo were just about to do. They appeared aware of all the possible pitfalls. French admirers gritted their teeth and hoped for the best from the new...

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