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  1. Murder Below Montparnasse (An Aimée Leduc Investigation)
    Murder Below Montparnasse (An Aimée Leduc Investigation)
    Murder Below Montparnasse (An Aimée Leduc Investigation)
    Murder Below Montparnasse (An Aimée Leduc Investigation)
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  2. Murder Below Montparnasse (An Aimée Leduc Investigation)

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A long-lost Modigliani portrait, a grieving brother’s blood vendetta, a Soviet secret that’s been buried for 80 years—Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc’s current case is her most exciting one yet.

The cobbled streets of Montparnasse might have been boho-chic in the 1920s, when artists, writers, and their muses drank absinthe and danced on cafe tables. But to Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc, these streets hold darker secrets. When an old Russian man named Yuri hires Aimée to protect a priceless painting that just might be a Modigliani, she learns how deadly art theft can be. Yuri is found tortured to death in his atelier, and the painting is missing. Every time Aimée thinks she's found a new witness, the body count rises. What exactly is so special about this painting that so many people are willing to kill—and die—for it?




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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Cara Black
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Black, Cara
EAN
9781616953294
ISBN
1616953292
Label
Soho Crime
Manufacturer
Soho Crime
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
368
PublicationDate
2014-02-04
Publisher
Soho Crime
ReleaseDate
2014-02-04
Studio
Soho Crime
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?) Cara Black's thirteenth Aimée Leduc mystery, "Murder below Montparnasse," focuses on a priceless portrait that, having lain unnoticed for more than seventy years in a cellar, suddenly resurfaces. A host of greedy individuals are desperate to get their hands on this painting; some are willing to kill for it. Aimée, a private investigator, becomes embroiled in what will turn out to be a dangerous investigation involving Serbian thugs; Russian oligarchs; political activists; an elderly man, Yuri Volodya, who claims to know Aimée's mother; and a handsome detective who retrieves stolen art works.

Black makes good use of her Parisian settings and clearly has a thorough knowledge of historical figures, events, and locales. However, this is an awkwardly constructed and rambling novel that fails to generate a great deal of suspense and excitement. Leduc is an awkward and impulsive sleuth who, in her desperation to reconnect with her long-lost mother, rushes... Read more
That Aimée! I love everything about her. She lives in an antiquated Parisian apartment and has a penchant for vintage fashion labels. I adore her fashion descriptions. Like her vintage black Chanel jacket, a signature affectation. If I can't have Paris at the very least I would like Aimée's vintage clothing. She chooses the wrong men, the right friends, and her wardrobe is always one that I'm envious of. Her love affairs fail, her personal life is a mess, she fights with and uses the police, she is determined and shrewd, a loyal friend and a great character.
When Saj and Aimée run down a mysterious man, Aimée has fears of Serb or Russian gangs being involved. Was the unknown Serb's death really a result of the accident or something more sinister? On the trail of a undiscovered painting of Lenin by Modigliani, bodies once more litter her investigative path. Meanwhile Renee has departed for Silicon Valley and glory where ambition and greed collide. Now... Read more
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?) Cara Black's MURDER BELOW MONTPARNASSE is my first Aimee Leduc, but it will not be my last. I loved the complex mix of characters, but at times I got impatient wanting the story to move forward while stalled in the "guided tour" of all the backstreets of Paris.
Other details in the story were perfect as to Rene's problems with American amenities.
Aimee is summoned to the home of an old Russian by the lure of both money and vaque hints of his knowing her mother. Yuri Volodya wants her to locate his father's missing painting by Modigliani, but before she can arrive a man falls infront of Rene's special car that is being driven by Saj. Trying to dodge the man Saj rams a car that turns out to belong to Yuri.
From this point on things get worse as Aimee is driven to discover who tortured and murdered Yuri, locate the rare painting, find her mother, and stay alive as several factions are determined to obtain the canvas.
A good read.
Nash Black, author of SANDPRINTS... Read more
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