Murder at the Lanterne Rouge by Cara Black audiobook

Murder at the Lanterne Rouge

By Cara Black
Read by Rebecca Gibel

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Aimée Leduc Series: Book 12

10.22 Hours Unabridged
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AiméeLeduc is happy that her long-time business partner René has found a girlfriend.Really, she is. It’s not her fault if she can’t suppress her doubts about therelationship; René is moving way too fast, and Aimée’s instincts tell herMeizi, this supposed love of René’s life, isn’t trustworthy. And her misgivingsmay not be far off the mark. Meizi disappears during a Chinatown dinner to takea phone call and never comes back to the restaurant. Minutes later, the body ofa young man, a science prodigy and volunteer at the nearby Musée, is foundshrink-wrapped in an alley—with Meizi’s photo in his wallet. Aiméedoes not like this scenario one bit, but she can’t figure out how the murder isconnected to Meizi’s disappearance. The dead genius was sitting on a discoverythat had France’s secret service keeping tabs on him. Now they’re keeping tabson Aimée. Amissing young woman, an illegal immigrant raid in progress, botched affairs ofthe heart, dirty policemen, the French secret service, cutting-edge science secrets,and a murderer on the loose—what has she gotten herself into? And can she getherself—and her friends—back out of it all alive?

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Summary

Summary

Selected for the March 2012 Indie Next List

AiméeLeduc is happy that her long-time business partner René has found a girlfriend.Really, she is. It’s not her fault if she can’t suppress her doubts about therelationship; René is moving way too fast, and Aimée’s instincts tell herMeizi, this supposed love of René’s life, isn’t trustworthy. And her misgivingsmay not be far off the mark. Meizi disappears during a Chinatown dinner to takea phone call and never comes back to the restaurant. Minutes later, the body ofa young man, a science prodigy and volunteer at the nearby Musée, is foundshrink-wrapped in an alley—with Meizi’s photo in his wallet.

Aiméedoes not like this scenario one bit, but she can’t figure out how the murder isconnected to Meizi’s disappearance. The dead genius was sitting on a discoverythat had France’s secret service keeping tabs on him. Now they’re keeping tabson Aimée.

Amissing young woman, an illegal immigrant raid in progress, botched affairs ofthe heart, dirty policemen, the French secret service, cutting-edge science secrets,and a murderer on the loose—what has she gotten herself into? And can she getherself—and her friends—back out of it all alive?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The pace accelerates as fast as Aimee’s Vespa…Murder at the Lanterne Rouge is wonderfully plotted, and Cara Black ties together the past and present with élan.” New York Journal of Books
“Outstanding…Readers will relish realistic villains and an evocative atmosphere that begs for a trip to the City of Lights.” Publishers Weekly  (starred review)
“Black expertly weaves the social issues of Chinese sweatshops and illegal immigrants with current science and computer technology, fourteenth-century Templars and guilds, and the local police and French secret service.” Columbus Dispatch
“One of the most atmospheric crime novels I’ve read in a long time.” Bookreporter
“Perfectly plotted…Filled with evocative details and quirky characters as delightful as the smell of a fresh-baked baguette.” Barnes & Noble

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Author

Author Bio: Cara Black

Author Bio: Cara Black

Cara Black is the author of the popular Aimée Leduc mystery series. She is a San Francisco Library Laureate and a member of the Paris Sociéte Historique in the Marais. Her book Murder in the Sentier was nominated for an Anthony Award for Best Novel, and Murder in the Latin Quarter was a finalist for the Best Novel Award from the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 10.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English