Murder in the Marais

Murder in the Marais

eBook - 1999
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Sleuth and computer expert Aimée Leduc, a Franco-American, hunts for neo-Nazis in Paris following the murder of a Jewish woman. As part of her investigation she becomes involved with an Aryan supremacist. First in a projected series.
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, 1999
ISBN: 9781569477274
1569477272
Characteristics: 1 online resource (310 p.)

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maipenrai
Dec 11, 2016

(The first book in the Aimee Leduc series)

WVMLStaffPicks Dec 06, 2014

She’s young, tough and determined to solve a fifty-year-old crime. Detective Aimee Leduc soon finds herself embroiled in a dangerous game of current politics and old war crimes. Neo-nazi punks, Jewish rabbis and the ancient streets of Paris make for non-stop action in this impressive debut mystery.

hania4987 Aug 09, 2013

Interesting start to a series. Set in contemporary Paris, this story has its roots in the not too distant past. Looking forward to reading more Aimee's adventures.

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Apr 25, 2013

Fans of mysteries in exotic locals will gravitate to Cara Black's Aimee Leduc Investigations, which begins with Murder in the Marais. The story is character-driven introducing both major and minor characters in great detail, but not always following through. Black weaves a great deal of French words into the story. Readers unfamiliar with the French language may find this distracting and confusing. In many places, the French was hard to decipher out from the context of the sentence or paragraph. Overall, I believe this will be a popular title with mystery readers who like a bit of history and back story.

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