Murder in the Marais

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Soho Press, 1999 - Fiction - 354 pages
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Aimée Leduc, a Parisian private investigator, has always sworn she would stick to tech investigation--no criminal cases for her. Especially since her father, the late police detective, was killed in the line of duty. But when an old Jewish man approaches Aimée with a top-secret decoding job on behalf of a woman in his synagogue, Aimée unwittingly takes on more than she was expecting. When she goes to drop off her findings at her client's house in the Marais, Paris's historic Jewish quarter, she finds the old woman strangled, a swastika carved on her forehead. With the help of her partner, René, Aimée sets out to solve this horrendous crime, but finds herself in an increasingly dangerous web of ancient secrets and buried war crimes.


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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This was a difficult read. Part of the problem was the many references to streets and districts in Paris. Since I have never been there, most of them were lost on me. If you have been to Paris or are ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

2.5** Aimee Leduc heads the Leduc Detective Agency; she does not typically deal with criminal matters, but specializes in computer security and investigation. When a rabbi asks her to break the ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Cara Black is the author of eleven book in 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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