The Missing Italian Girl

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Pegasus Crime, 2013 - Fiction - 314 pages
19 Reviews

On a sultry night in June 1897, Pyotr Ivanovich Balenov, a young Russian, and two young women transport a dead man through the narrow streets of a working class neighborhood in northeastern Paris. They throw the body into the canal and the girls flee to the Latin Quarter to hide with one of the Russian's anarchist “comrades.” They do not realize they, too, are being watched. 

Their subsequent disappearance and the violent acts that follow will set Clarie Martin, a teacher and mother of a toddler, and her husband, magistrate Bernard Martin (last seen in Cezanne's Quarry and The Blood of Lorraine) on a dangerous quest to rescue them from a vicious killer.

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Review: The Missing Italian Girl (Bernard Martin Mystery #3)

User Review  - Kate Durant - Goodreads

This is one of those books where the author is so focused on character development and historical accuracy, she forgets she is writing a story. Get to the point already. I joke that I have a 400 page ... Read full review

Review: The Missing Italian Girl (Bernard Martin Mystery #3)

User Review  - Eli - Goodreads

Good description of the time and place, but not much mystery or plot development Read full review

About the author (2013)

Barbara Corrado Pope is a historian and the founding director of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon. She is the author of the novelsnbsp;Cézanne's Quarry and The Blood of Lorraine.nbsp; Barbaranbsp;lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her husband.

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