Until It's Over by Nicci French

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Astrid Bell has known most of her housemates for years, but while they have a tangled history together--romantic pairings, one-night stands, friendships--each of them also has a past.

Astrid is on her way home one day when her neighbor accidentally knocks her off her bike. Bruised but not broken, her roommates help her home. The next day, they learn that same neighbor was beaten to death only hours after the accident. Each of them tells the police what little they know and are dismissed--until Astrid stumbles over another body. Two brutal murders in less than a week is more than just bad luck.

As the difference between friend and stranger grows harder to judge, and as the line between attraction and danger thins, the housemates--unsure if there's a killer in their midst--guard against becoming his next victim in this steamy and suspenseful thriller from internationally bestselling author Nicci French.

 

About Nicci French

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NICCI FRENCH is the pseudonym for the internationally bestselling writing partnership of suspense writers Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. They are married and live in Suffolk and London, England.
 
Published March 17, 2009 by Minotaur Books. 385 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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After that, murder follows murder follows murder, and suddenly Astrid—bewildered and beset—finds she can’t explain herself to a growing number of skeptical cops.

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Until It's Over by Nicci French Michael Joseph £16.99, pp377 Any Londoner who's either ridden a courier's bike or been irritated by somebody else doing so will like this new offering from husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerrard and Sean French, set as it is around a shared house in Hackney inhabite...

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Thrillers have exploited this uncertainty since the first renter’s agreement, and Until It’s Over makes decent use of it as well, throwing an unlikely group together in a house outside London and adding murder to the mix.

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