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  • ISBN: 9780312343712
  • ISBN: 031234371X
  • Physical Description: xiii, 270 pages (hardcover) : genealogical table ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Minotaur, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, [2007]

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For police agent and investigator Aristide Ravel, the teeming streets and alleyways of Paris are a constant source of activity. And in the unruly climate of 1797, when gold and food are scarce, citizens will stop at very little to get what they need. When Jeannette Moineau, an illiterate servant girl, is accused of poisoning the master of the house where she works, Ravel cannot believe she is guilty of the crime. With stubborn witnesses, a mysterious white powder, and stolen goods all stacked against her, however, he knows it will not be easy to clear her of the charges. But Ravel finds an unexpected ally in Laurence, a young widow of the house, whose past surprisingly intersects with his own. In a large household brimming with bickering and resentment, everyone seems to have a motive for poisoning old Martin Dupont. But as more family members turn up dead, the list of suspects rapidly dwindles. Tensions rise and Ravel and Laurence must probe the secrets of the city's crafty politicians and confidence artists for clues to clear Jeannette's name. Finding information, though, in dissolute postrevolutionary Paris can lead to costly and dangerous demands.
Subject: Private investigators > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 1789-1799 > Fiction.
Ravel, Aristide (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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