City of light, city of poison : murder, magic, and the first police chief of Paris / Holly Tucker.
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|North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster||NFABCD 363.20 TUC (Text)||72436000122435||Audiobooks||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781504799270
- Physical Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, 2017.
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Read by Kate Reading.
In the late 1600s, King Louis XIV assigns Nicolas de la Reynie to bring order to the city of Paris after the brutal deaths of two magistrates. Reynie, pragmatic yet fearless, tackles the dirty and terrifying streets only to discover a tightly knit network of witches, poisoners, and priests whose reach extends all the way to Versailles. As the chief investigates a growing number of deaths at court, he learns that no one is safe from their deadly love potions and 'inheritance stews', not even the Sun King himself.
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|Subject:||La Reynie, Gabriel Nicolas de, 1625-1709.
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