Murder in Belleville

Murder in Belleville

Paperback Aimee Leduc Investigation S.

By (author) Cara Black

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  • Publisher: Robinson Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 356 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 197mm x 25mm | 274g
  • Publication date: 26 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845298950
  • ISBN 13: 9781845298951
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 137,798

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When April in Paris means riots and firebombs. Tensions run high in the working-class neighbourhood of Belleville when a hunger strike to protest against strict immigration laws escalates. Aimee Leduc is trying to help her old friend Anais, the wife of the interior minister, who is caught up in some frightening events to do with her husband. But Aimee herself barely escapes death as she pursues terrorists amongst the Algerian nationalists and Islamic fundamentalists who have formed an underground North African network in Paris.

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Author information

Cara Black lives in Noe Valley with her bookseller husband, Jun, owner of Foto-Graphix Books, and her son, Tate. She's a San Francisco Library Laureate, Macavity and three time Anthony award-nominee for her series, Aimee Leduc Investigations, set in Paris. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, International Crime Writers and the Marais Historique Society in Paris. She gets to Paris as often as she can. You can also check out her website: www.carablack.com

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Murder in Belleville is a winning mystery, as stylish and sexy as the city Cara Black knows so well. George Pelecanos Blurring the edges between mystery and thriller, Black's second novel makes April in Paris more spine-tingling but more beautiful than ever. Kirkus Review After a first-class debut in sassy detective Aimee Leduc returns (in MURDER IN BELLEVILLE), offering an intriguing glimps of Paris's gruff Belleville district...the suspense begins immediately...(Aimee) smarlty hones in to pull off a thrilling finale that nicely exhibits the author's creative skills. Publishers Weekly