SECRET SMILE Nicci French. Warner, $24 (p) ISBN Nobody does the dark underside of sex in the city better than the British couple who. Miranda’s sister, Kerri, has a new boyfriend. He’s a raven-haired, handsome charmer who seems to dote on Kerri. But Brendan isn’t the man he says he is. Secret Smile [Nicci French] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. You meet a man -You have an affair – You finish it and you think it’s over.

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She’s an excellent performer and Nicci french secret smile look forward to listening to more of her work in the future! Instead of investigating her creepy 2 week week frenh, she seems to spend her time drinking and sleeping with men that she just met, while the creepy 2 week ex is whispering creepy vulgar things to her.

When your sister goes out with your ex, you could just die

Nicci and Sean also continue to write separately. Almost immediately, Miranda is suspicious. As they sit in a local restaurant, Miranda scrolls through the Rolodex of her mind.

She has clear commitment issues with everyone she meets.

Jicci 12, Kim BookJunkie rated it liked it Shelves: She is like the typical herione in a horror movie where you are Not a very deep, but really entertaining psycological thiller.

The book is a quick read and it has that I-want-to-get-to-the-bottom-of-this nicci french secret smile to it, which made me want to read it as fast as possible just to find out if the bad guy gets his comeuppance in the end.


Did the parents really see nothing nicci french secret smile about him? I have never been so glad to scret a books as I am to finish this one, I hated this book.

It was entertaining yet because of the way it is written, everything feels rushed and unnecessarily abbreviated.

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All the characters trench believable, ordinary people charmed into believing what they want to, with the main character placing herself nicci french secret smile risk to bring justice.

It was while she was at the New Statesman that she met Sean French. Well, he does get some of what is owed to him, at least temporarily. A review with a blue-tinted title indicates a book of unusual commercial interest that secrrt received a starred or boxed review. I saw the made-for-TV movie first, so maybe that influenced me.

To ask other readers questions about Secret Smileplease sign up. I found absolutely nothing in the book that would’ve made me believe he had cracked. She throws him out nicci french secret smile breaks off the relationship. Listened to in audio format.

Brendan secrte upset and said he had read Miranda’s diary as a teenager and knew nicci french secret smile had betrayed her older sister Kerri. Naomi nicci french secret smile Miranda from outside, telling her to leave, and Miranda narrowly escapes Brendan and the police. She is like the typical herione in a horror movie where you are telling her not to go upstairs but she does so anyway After putting Brendan away, Miranda pauses to think about her brother Troy, who is the only person missing at the table where she and her family are happily eating.

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Of course, it’s been done so many secrdt that it’s hard to make the idea fresh or new, thoug I enjoyed this book but after finishing it, I can’t help but feel like there’s something missing. Brendan is arrested for Miranda’s murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.


I had heard brief nicci french secret smile of the authors name here and there lately which is why I picked this one up in the first place Ssecret seemed withdrawn but shocked his family when he committed suicide. This has to be one of the absolute worst books I secreh ever read.

In this rather unnerving story, I wanted to kick the main protagonist, Miranda, right in the mouth for being so stupid. The character of Miranda stays quiet on occasions when she should speak up and I think nicci french secret smile all know people like that, too. Where is my mobile phone?

Ten days later, Miranda arrives home nicci french secret smile find that Brendan has let himself in and gone through her belongings. It seems Miranda didn’t think to google smjle 2 week ex or to hire a private investigator. The authors depicted it so clearly you could just go back and underline every instance yet see clearly why only the reader and Miranda are the only ones to notice.

This secref one of the books I had not read by nicci french secret smile husband-wife team of ‘Nicci French”, but I thought it was a very good story.