Last Stop

Author: John Pearce
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780985962623
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Sequel to Treasure of Saint-Lazare

The Lantern A Renaissance Mystery

Author: Joanne Lewis
Publisher: Joane Lewis
ISBN: 9781937698423
Size: 12.12 MB
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In The Lantern, a Renaissance Mystery, a 21st century American woman searches to learn the truth about the 15th century mysterious Italian girl who dared to compete with the most famous artists of the Renaissance. Across time and space, their lives collide as they battle abuse, disease, fear and prejudice in pursuit of their dreams. Along the way, they intersect with some of the most famous figures of the Renaissance including members of the Medici, Filippo Brunelleschi, Donatello and a young Michelangelo.

The Sorbonne Affair

Author: Mark Pryor
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1633882616
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American novelist Helen Hancock is in Paris to research her work-in-progress and teach a writing class when she discovers a spy camera hidden in her room at the luxury Hotel Sorbonne. Hancock notifies the US embassy, which dispatches former FBI profiler Hugo Marston to investigate. Almost immediately the stakes are raised when a bell-hop is found dead in the hotel's stairwell. Police tell Hugo they have discovered evidence on the dead man's computer suggesting that he was the one who bugged Hancock's room. The next day things become even more complicated when a salacious video clip explodes across the Internet showing Hancock in the embrace of Ambrosio Silva, one of her writing students--both are naked and nothing is left to the imagination. But when Hugo tries to find him, his investigation leads only to Silva's dead body. He too has been murdered. Through a series of sharp deductions, Hugo uncovers new evidence pointing to the most surprising suspect of all. A close call with a dark figure on the steps of his own apartment building proves that he's on the right track and leaves no doubt that he is next on the hit list.

The Man Upon The Stair A Mystery In Fin De Siecle Paris

Author: Gary Inbinder
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: 1681777002
Size: 70.75 MB
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Chief Inspector Achille Lefebvre returns from a much-needed vacation to find that there are assassins on his tail, and, as if that weren’t enough, one of France’s wealthiest men has gone missing without a trace… In The Man Upon the Stair, Gary Inbinder’s brilliant detective Achille Lefebvre returns to solve the mystery of a disappeared millionaire in the sensational, atmospheric world of fin-de-siecle Paris. At the public execution of the anarchist assassin Laurent Moreau, the outgoing Chief Inspector warns his protégé, the newly promoted Lefebvre: “I’ve heard that some of Moreau’s cronies have sworn revenge. You don’t want to get killed your first week as chief.” Meanwhile, Lefebvre is charged with investigating the disappearance of the Baron de Livet, a brash millionaire with connections to Russian spies and a history of gambling, womanizing, and fighting in duels. The case is more complicated than it seems, of course, and Lefebvre and his team must make sense of a poisoned maid, an unidentifiable stage coach, and a missing briefcase full of cash. The Baron’s connection to the world of international espionage means that if the Inspector isn’t fast enough, the Baron’s disappearance might trigger a war. And Lefebvre mustn’t forget those stalking anarchists who are out for his blood, as he searches for the man who wasn’t there…

The Bookseller

Author: Mark Pryor
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1616147091
Size: 73.14 MB
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Who is killing the celebrated bouquinistes of Paris? Max—an elderly Paris bookstall owner—is abducted at gunpoint. His friend, Hugo Marston, head of security at the US embassy, looks on helplessly, powerless to do anything to stop the kidnapper. Marston launches a search, enlisting the help of semiretired CIA agent Tom Green. Their investigation reveals that Max was a Holocaust survivor and later became a Nazi hunter. Is his disappearance somehow tied to his grim history, or even to the mysterious old books he sold? On the streets of Paris, tensions are rising as rival drug gangs engage in violent turf wars. Before long, other booksellers start to disappear, their bodies found floating in the Seine. Though the police are not interested in his opinion, Marston is convinced the hostilities have something to do with the murders of these bouquinistes. Then he himself becomes a target of the unknown assassins. With Tom by his side, Marston finally puts the pieces of the puzzle together, connecting the past with the present and leading the two men, quite literally, to the enemy's lair. Just as the killer intended. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Summer Of France

Author: Paulita Kincer
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781300257332
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When Fia Jennings loses her job at the local newspaper, she thinks she'll have the chance to bond with her teenage twins. As she realizes she may be too late to create the perfect family, she's saved by a phone call from her great Uncle Martin who runs a bed and breakfast in Provence. Uncle Martin wants Fia to venture to France to run the B&B so he and his wife Lucie can travel. He doesn't tell Fia about the secret he hid in the house when he married Lucie after fighting in World War II, and he doesn't mention the people who are tapping his phone and following him, hoping to find the secret.

Evangeline Paradise Stolen Ltd Commemorative 2nd Edition

Author: M. M. Le Blanc
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780983600831
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Limited Commemorative 2nd Edition Softcover; Multi-award-winning "must-read" true historical saga of adventure, love and courage against all odds. Versailles Palace French glamour and intrigue contrasts with harsh English rule in 1700's Nova Scotia, formerly French Acadia, where star-crossed lovers Evangeline and Gabriel are to marry but two events alter their lives forever -- a British officer is killed, but Evangeline must say nothing for her honor; and troops imprison Gabriel and Evangeline's father René, Royal Consul to French King Louis XV, for treason as resistance leaders. In 1755, English King George II violates the peace treaty with France, issuing an Edict to separate and exile French Acadians by ship for destinations unknown. Evangeline must choose between life without her love and possible death by defying British orders to join Gabriel. As pawns in a game of politics, murder and espionage, will their faith and passion overcome threats to their very survival, or will their paradise be stolen?

The Ripple Trilogy

Author: Cidney Swanson
Publisher: Williams Press
ISBN: 1939543088
Size: 30.66 MB
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The First Three Ripple Books Together! When Samantha Ruiz turns invisible in front of team mates while rafting, she knows something's wrong. Her knowledgeable friend Will says she's got a rare genetic disorder. Fearing a lifetime sentence as a lab-rat, Sam wants to keep her ability secret. But she also wants to know if there's a connection between dark Nazi experiments on others like her and her mother's death eight years earlier. At the same time that Sam is sleuthing, she's falling hard for Will. And soon, she'll have to choose between keeping her secrets hidden and keeping Will safe.