Killing Me Softly by Nicci FrenchNow that youve read GONE GIRL...
Alice Loudon has it all: a devoted boyfriend, a marvelous circle of friends, a challenging job as a research scientist. Then one morning, on her way to work, she exchanges a lingering look with a devastatingly attractive man. Adam Tallis is the essence of every female fantasy--a daring mountain climber who has been hailed as a hero. As a lover, he is more passionate than Alices wildest imaginings. Soon there isnt anything or anyone she wouldnt give up to stay by his side. Soon all she has is Adam, and life with this stranger will take her to new heights of madness...and fear.
Killing Me Softly
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T urkeys don't come plumper than this. It's a jaw-dropping catastrophe of a movie, a gruesome multiple pile-up of reputations. Executive producer Ivan Reitman may now wish to hire off-duty police officers to stand outside any cinema showing it, ushering milling crowds away from the auditorium: "Move along, move along, there's nothing to see, you vultures! The distinguished Chinese director Chen Kaige has been hired to direct a supposedly edgy, London-set Hitchcockian thriller, based on the novel by Nicci French. Sweet-natured blonde Alice Heather Graham has a passionate affair with handsome yet sinister stranger Adam Joseph Fiennes , who is into - gulp! Kaige has no feeling for the suspense genre, and clearly no sense of when his English-speaking stars are either being wooden or going way, way, way over the top. Fiennes just does his Big Intense Face all the time: that silly, pseudo-sexy smirk that is turning him into the Roger Moore for the new millennium.