Nicci French – The Lying Room


In this thrilling stand-alone from the internationally best-selling author of the Frieda Klein series, a married womans affair with her boss spirals into a dangerous game of chess with the police when she discovers hes beenmurdered and she clears the crime scene of all evidence.

One little secret between a married woman, her lover, and a killer.

It should have been just a mid-life fling. A guilty indiscretion that Neve Connolly could have weathered. An escape from 20 years of routine marriage to her overworked husband, and from her increasingly distant children. But when Neve pays a morning-after visit to her lover, Saul, and finds him brutally murdered, their pied–terre still heady with her perfume, all the lies she has so painstakingly stitched together threaten to unravel.

After scrubbing clean every trace of her existence from Sauls life – and death – Neve believes she can return to normal, shaken but intact. But she cant get out of her head the one tormenting question: What was she forgetting?

An investigation into the slaying could provide the answer. Its brought Detective Chief Inspector Alastair Hitching, and Neves worst fears, to her door. But with every new lie, every new misdirection to save herself, Neve descends further into the darkness of her betrayal – and into more danger than she ever imagined. Because Hitching isnt the only one watching Neve. So is a determined killer whos about to make the next terrifying move in a deadly affair….

Author: Nicci French
Narrator: Jan Cramer
Duration: 10 hours 38 minutes
Released: 19 Jan 2010
Publisher: HarperAudio
Language: English

User Review:

lifer jittery

I can’t ever finish any books read by this narrator. Every sentence is rushed with no pauses. The entire book is narrated with 2 emotions…. outrage and anger. I would definitely recommend skipping the audio.