Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Complicit by Nicci French

Complicit (2009)

by Nicci French

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
2131054,782 (3.37)4
Recently added byapkl4350, private library, kadyo, kattinik, Floratina, LodeVandendriessche, kathay, masland



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 4 mentions

Dutch (7)  English (3)  All languages (10)
Showing 3 of 3

I believe this is the last book I got from my aunt, perhaps she didn't really like the books in the end either.

The story starts right in the middle; the main character is in a room with a corpse. But what happened? She can't remember.

I couldn't really get into this story. It felt repetitive to me, and perhaps that's why I didn't like this book. It switches between before and after the murder a lot, and I think there are few authors who can intertwine two different times in a nice and interesting way. Nicci French didn't succeed in doing so, in my opinion. I found this book a bit disappointing. ( )
  Floratina | Jan 4, 2015 |
I have very much enjoyed all of Nicci French's books, but have the feeling that they are now becoming a bit formulaic. The thriller is as ever well set up, with the lead character found at the start standing over a dead body, and the action unfolding before and after the event, and the writing is smooth and reliable, with the requisite twists and turns throughout. There's nothing at all wrong with it, and it's a good read, but I would love to see the authors branch out into different territory - perhaps a male protagonist? Or a third person narrative? For the first time, I think, they have created a heroine who can't cook (I rather miss the food writing), so perhaps that's a first step...
  otterley | Dec 30, 2010 |
As always , Nicci French serves up a haunting psychological drama of murder and deceit. The novel opens with Bonnie Graham, the main character, staring down at the dead body of a man at a friend's flat. Who killed him? Was it Bonnie? The answer is a many layered puzzle and the novel tells the story moving from "before' and "after'. ( )
  bhowell | Sep 1, 2010 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Voor Jacob, Marika, Kersti, Claes, Tobias, Torkel en Mattias. Liefs, Nicci en Sean
First words
Ik draaide me om en keek of de deur van het appartement goed dicht was.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
nieuwjaarsgeschenk 1/1/2010 van freek en gracy
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

When you find the body of your murdered lover, what do you do? Bonnie Graham calls her best friend and asks for help getting rid of it. But that's hardly the action of an innocent woman.

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
16 avail.
23 wanted
3 pay1 pay

Popular covers


Average: (3.37)
1 2
2 3
2.5 4
3 16
3.5 3
4 21
4.5 1
5 2

Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 96,179,173 books! | Top bar: Always visible