Murder in the Sentier

Murder in the Sentier

By (author) Cara Black


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Once filled with fashionable mansions the historic Sentier district of Paris has nowadays fallen on hard times, housing the rag trade alongside sleazy nightclubs. Aimee Leduc finds herself drawn to the area when a woman, newly released from prison, tells her she knew Aimee's long-lost mother. Aimee is shocked to hear that her mother was a member of the notorious 1970s Red Terrorist gang but before she can discover more, her contact is murdered. Desperate to find her mother, Aimee becomes embroiled with resurgent terrorists, no longer motivated by political ideals but ruthlessly seeking hidden loot - which also seems to have disappeared without trace.

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 134 x 197 x 22mm | 236g
  • 23 Apr 2009
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Robinson Publishing
  • London
  • English
  • ill
  • 1845298969
  • 9781845298968
  • 251,351

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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:

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An intriguing, elusive and unusual thriller with lines brilliantly drawn between past and present dangers. Robert Barnard

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