Murder in the Palais Royal: An Aimee Leduc Investigation

Murder in the Palais Royal: An Aimee Leduc Investigation

Paperback Aimee Leduc Investigations

By (author) Cara Black

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  • Publisher: Soho Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 188mm x 28mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 3 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 156947883X
  • ISBN 13: 9781569478837
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: maps
  • Sales rank: 297,640

Product description

Just as Aimee is about to leave for New York City to follow up on a lead about a possible younger brother, her partner in Leduc Detective, Rene Friant, is wounded by a near-fatal gun shot. Eyewitnesses identify Aimee as the culprit. The police have pegged her as the guilty party. Aimee is distraught over Rene's condition and horrified to be under suspicion. At the same time, a large, mysterious sum appears in their firm's bank account, and the tax authorities descend upon Aimee. She has no idea who would have sent this money. It seems that someone is impersonating Aimee, someone who wants revenge. But for what? Two murders ensue. How do they relate to the youth whom Aimee's testimony sent to jail in the very first Aimee Leduc investigation, "Murder in the Marais"?

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Author information

Cara Black is the author of eleven books in the author of the "New York Times" bestselling Aimee Leduc series, all of which are available from Soho Crime. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son and visits Paris frequently.

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"[S]uch fun ... a delightfully unbuttoned Audrey Hepburn for the twenty-first century."--"Booklist" "[Aimee's] two investigations link in a surprising way--there's a really ripping ending--and make for interestingly different and over-lapping tension. And with Aimee really on the defensive, she's more appealingly tough yet vulnerable than ever. With its multiple strands, this work has a somewhat different feel from other Aimee Leduc novels. But never fear, it's still a winner."--"Library Journal"