Search Results: "Cara Black"


BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN THE RUE DE PARADIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Black's seventh takes longer to get in gear than an old Renault, and tastes less of Paris than earlier outings."
Murder spoils a reunion between French detective Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis, 2007, etc.) and her lost love Yves Robert. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN CLICHY by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Although Aimée's imperiled romance sprawls, Black's fifth leaves plenty of room for puzzlement, along with her unique brand of Ambiance de Paris."
Her eyesight restored, Aimée Leduc investigates an ancient Asian mystery in modern-day Paris. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN PIGALLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2014

"Black's 15th shows Aimée just as determined as ever to live life on her own terms and stand up for those who can't."
Even an unplanned pregnancy can't slow down Paris detective Aimée Leduc (Murder Below Montparnasse, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE LATIN QUARTER by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Black at her peak, with rich historical background and a vivid sense of place supporting her compelling narrative."
Postcolonial politics and global commerce ignite the murder of a Haitian academic in Paris's bohemian Left Bank. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN by Cara Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Black's detective is hitting her post-pregnancy stride, bringing up bébé while battling the bad guys with the best of them."
A job at the École des Beaux-Arts and a search for a Serbian lowlife combine to lead Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Quai, 2016, etc.) through the upscale part of Paris' Left Bank. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE ILE SAINT-LOUIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2007

"Bittersweet musings on romantic and maternal love enliven an otherwise routine investigation."
Murder strikes close to home when Black's computer-security-expert heroine takes charge of an abandoned infant. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE SENTIER by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Although overpopulated and a bit overplotted, Black's third offers an authentic puzzle that unravels surprisingly yet logically in a setting of unrivaled charm."
Eight-year-old Aimée Leduc couldn't understand why she came home from school one day to find her mother gone. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE CHAMP DE MARS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 3, 2015

"Aimée's 15th outing is a killer, with all the suspense, all the surprise and all the Parisian flavor you'd expect from Black."
Aimée Leduc (Murder in Pigalle, 2014, etc.) puts everything on the line to solve her most vexing cold case—the murder of her father.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN THE BASTILLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2003

"Black's fourth is her best yet, with complex, appealing characters, a crisp, well-paced mystery, and a setting like no other."
The Bastille is a neighborhood in the throes of change. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER IN BELLEVILLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Blurring the edge between mystery and thriller, Black's second makes April in Paris more spine-tingling but more beautiful than ever."

BOOK REVIEW

MURDER ON THE QUAI by Cara Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 14, 2016

"Rolling back the clock gives Black the chance to recast her heroine unencumbered by the baggage she's accumulated over the course of the series. It's not clear, though, where this prequel will take the franchise in the long run."
Black (Murder on theChamp de Mars, 2015, etc.) looks backward to discover the origins of Aimée Leduc, detective. Read full book review >