Dark Saturday – Nicci French

This time, Frieda Klein owed Walter Levin, and she decided to help solve the case of Hannah Docherty, a young lady who has been admitted into a psychiatric hospital at a prison, charged with the murder of her entire family. But she’s innocent.

In the scene, it seemed like the murdered woman in the bedroom was Hannah’s mother as she wore her clothes. But then, the police found another body in a forest that apparently was Hannah’s mother. The murder scene in the bedroom seemed staged which made Frieda suspicious of what had actually happened.

The ending was kind of heart breaking. I kept thinking of why someone would cover what her husband had done without thinking about that innocent child who got all the blames. Perpetrators seem to almost always find themselves do the right things, with a purpose.

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A decade ago, 18-year-old Hannah Docherty was arrested for the shocking murder of her family. It was an open-and-shut case, and Hannah has been incarcerated in a secure psychiatric hospital ever since. When psychotherapist Frieda Klein is asked to meet Hannah and give her assessment, she reluctantly agrees. But what she finds horrifies her. Hannah has become a tragic figure, old before her time. And Frieda is haunted by the idea that Hannah might be as…