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Complicit

Narrated by: Clare Corbett
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
4.3 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Bonnie has spent the summer rehearsing with a band to play at a wedding. It was supposed to be fun, but the band members gradually find their friendships falling apart. What was meant to be fun turns deadly as lovers betray one another, passions turn murderous, and friendship itself becomes a crime. Everyone tells lies. But who is prepared to tell the truth to uncover a murderer?

©2009 Joined-Up Writing (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd

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Nikki French

I love her books but this one for me was very different BUT I still love the way she can bring everything together. The ending was very open and left me wanting

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  • Kirstine
  • 07-06-2010

A complex thriller with twists and turns

I've read/listened to a number of books by the Nicci French duo of writers and rate this as one of the better ones. It starts, like many thrillers, with the 'heroine' being pretty stupid in her response to finding a dead body, but putting that aside, the story takes off and makes you want to listen. You'll have to concentrate, though, as the construction of the book is complicated as it keeps switching between before and after the death. The authors help by flagging each switch with the words 'Before' or 'After' but if you stop listening during a chapter it takes a few minutes before you get your bearings again. Some of the Nicci French books are gratuitously violent, but, thankfully, not this one. It's an intriguing thriller with lots of twists and turns and a surprising ending. The reader is excellent and I enjoyed the book.

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  • Margarete
  • 13-08-2010

Fantastic narrator

This is a very believable story - ordinary, well-meaning people committing crimes for the best motives. It is narrated extremely well. She manages to differentiate between the various characters using subtle variances in pitch and/or accent to great effect. I'd recommend this audiobook!

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  • Mrs Lesley Ash
  • 15-05-2016

Disappointing

I usually love Nikki French books but I wouldn't recommend this one. I found the jumping from Before and After in the story distracting and it was a weak storyline.

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  • Jennifer Griffin
  • 01-07-2015

Captivating

Love this novel, Found it captivating, as usual we top class from one of my favourite 'authors' Adored how it was read too. A*****

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  • books and me
  • 31-03-2015

great

the narrator is good, but not really convincing with male characters. thankfully the start is first person female. it's excellent nice french as usual.

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  • Jean
  • 11-08-2010

Complicit

Difficult to follow as it flits back and forth.

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  • alysashar
  • 11-06-2020

Probably Nicci French's worst book

This is not as good as many Nicci French books, a predictable story. The narrator is good, but the mispronouciation of the name Joaquin throughout is irritating and should have been picked up on by the director. Also personally I find the attempting of men's deep voices really irritaing and unnecessary. Would not recommend.

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  • Neil
  • 01-08-2010

Not impressed

A very confusing book. I had to have two attempts at reading it and, I am still no wiser.

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