The Montmartre Investigation

A Victor Legris Mystery

Victor Legris Mysteries (Volume 3)

Claude Izner

Minotaur Books

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The fast-paced and gripping third title in the bestselling Victor Legris mystery series

Paris, November 1891: The body of a barefoot young woman dressed in red is discovered on Boulevard Montmartre. She has been strangled and her face horribly disfigured. That same day a single red shoe is delivered to Victor Legris’s Parisian bookshop by a goatherd. Suspecting more than just coincidence, the charming bookseller sleuth and his assistant Jojo are soon searching for the identity of both victim and murderer. Then, a body is discovered in a wine barrel at the same time as a famous performer from the legendary Moulin Rouge is strangled in her apartment. Victor’s investigation takes him and Jojo into the dark alleyways and bustling cafes of the hills of Montmartre, on a trail of evidence that seems to point to a case that shocked the population of Lyons years ago.

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Praise for THE MONMARTE INVESTIGATION:
"...a fin de siecle delight. The Montmartre Investigation is...another first-rate escapist pleasure...
charming, witty and beautifully evocative." --BookGeeks
 
Praise for the Victor Legris mysteries:
 
"Izner combines a sparkling puzzle (reminiscent of one of Agatha Christie's most famous novels) with complex characters and appealing descriptions of Paris, and Murder on the Eiffel Tower is a well-executed beginning to a series with great potential." --The Richmond Times Dispatch
"An extremely satisfying traditional mystery with lots of suspects and panache. Izner writes in a witty, breezy style, which conjures up the Paris of 1889 and the huge sprawl of the exhibition. The plot is terrific, and who can't enjoy another good time in the City of Light..."--Providence Journal-Bulletin
"Fans of quality historical will welcome Izner's debut. The taut pacing and vivid period detail will have readers eagerly turning the pages." --Publishers Weekly
"...the energetic curiosity of the hero dovetails nicely with the readers' interest in a fascianting era. The colorful supporting cast lays a solid foundation for Victor's further exploits." --Kirkus Reviews
“Reading Izner is like taking a ride into the belle epoque in a time machine. A wonderfully breathtaking ride.” --Boris Akunin, author of The Winter Queen, The Turkish Gambit, and Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog

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Claude Izner

CLAUDE IZNER is the pseudonym of two sisters, Liliane Korb and Laurence Lefevre. Both are second-hand booksellers on the banks of the Seine and experts on nineteenth century Paris.

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The Montmartre Investigation
A Victor Legris Mystery
Claude Izner

Trade Paperback

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
August 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312603922
ISBN10: 0312603924
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 336 pages, Includes one map
$14.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
September 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429939201
ISBN10: 1429939206
320 pages
$9.99
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