Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis
Praise for the Aimée Leduc series:
“One of the best heroines in crime fiction.”—Lee Child
“The Parisienne Kinsey Millhone.”—Los Angeles Times
“One of the best new writers in the field today.”—Publishers Weekly(starred review)
“Haunting.”—The New York Times Book Review
Aimée is faced with a tight deadline on a computer security contract when a telephone call from a stranger leads her to an abandoned infant. She brings the baby to her home and names her Stella. She expects the mother to reclaim the child, but days pass as Aimée tries in vain to discover her identity. Her partner, René, urges her to turn the baby over to the authorities, but for Aimée this is too close to her own abandonment by her mother.
The search brings her among ecological protesters and oil company tycoons, newspapermen and would-be actresses, as demonstrators near her home on the Ile Saint-Louis, in the heart of Paris, march against the pollution of the North Sea only to be dispersed by armed police.
Two murders and an abortive bombing keep Aimée running until, in the sewers beneath the Seine, she finds the woman she has been looking for, only to discover that the man she has just fallen for is a cold-hearted criminal.
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MURDER ON THE ILE SAINT-LOUISUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Murder strikes close to home when Black's computer-security-expert heroine takes charge of an abandoned infant.Aimée Leduc (Murder in Montmartre, 2006, etc.) can't identify the voice that interrupts ... Read full review
Murder on the Ile Saint-LouisUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Here's a surprise for AimÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½e Leduc fans: she's got a baby. No, it's not hers, though it is surely awakening tender feelings in our tough detective. AimÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½e has found the little tyke ... Read full review
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