Nicci French (Photo Credit: Mark Read)
Nicci French is pen name of English authors Nicci Gerrard and Sean French, who write psychological thriller novels together. Gerrard and French were married in 1990. A trademark of their novels is the main character being a strong, yet vulnerable woman who is independent and stubborn. They write separately and then re-write eachother’s work. Both authors have also written solo novels.

French and Gerrard debuted as Nicci French with the novel The Memory Game, published in 1997. Sean French made his solo debut in as an author in 1992 with the non-fiction book Fatherhood: Men Writing About Fathering. His fiction debut was The Imaginary Monkey, which was published in 1993. Nicci Gerrard made her solo debut in 2003 with the novel Things We Knew Were True. Below is a list of Nicci French’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Frieda Klein Books


Blue Monday(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tuesday's Gone(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waiting for Wednesday(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thursday's Children(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Memory Game(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Safe House(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killing Me Softly(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beneath the Skin(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Red Room(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Land of the Living(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secret Smile(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Catch Me When I Fall(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Losing You(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Until It's Over(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What to Do When Someone Dies(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Complicit(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Complicit was also published as The Other Side of the Door.

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Nicci French Synopsis: In The Memory Game by Nicci French, the Martellos find a skeleton in their garden – the remains of their daughter, Natalie, who went missing 25 years ago. Does Natalie’s friend Jane (in the process of a divorce from Natalie’s brother) know what happened to her?

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  • Brandon

    If anyone is looking for a list of either Nicci or Sean’s solo novels, let me know and I’ll see about adding those.