In a fashionable apartment in Paris a double murder is committed; the victims are Clie Montereau, a young woman from a wealthy family, and the man who was blackmailing her. Aristide Ravel is the young investigator, and freelance undercover agent, who is responsible for finding the truth. But in the post-revolutionary city of Paris, he must negotiate an elaborate and ornate web of hidden secrets, long-nurtured hatreds, crimes of passion-and of course, high-society scandal. With elaborate French culture atmosphere, author Susanne Alleyn creates a sophisticated and stylish mystery.
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