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The Murdered House

A Mystery

Author: Pierre Magnan

The Murdered House

The Murdered House

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From one of Frances's leading crime writers, whose The Messengers of Death was named a Publishers Weekly Best Mystery of 2008, comes this exceptional classic mystery which was once singled out as...

Page Count
256
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On Sale
11/09/2010

Book Details

From one of Frances's leading crime writers, whose The Messengers of Death was named a Publishers Weekly Best Mystery of 2008, comes this exceptional classic mystery which was once singled out as being France's Best Novel of the Year

At the turn of the century, in a remote inn in Upper Provence, a family is violently massacred. The sole survivor of the tragedy is a three-week-old baby.

In 1920, the orphaned survivor, Seraphin Monge, returns home to avenge his family's killers. But for each murder he plots, another hand silently executes it in his place. He wins the hearts of both Marie and Rose, and romantic complications ensue. But then unexpected secrets set in motion a dreadful unveiling of the past. . . .

A novel of terrifying intensity, The Murdered House will secure Magnan's place on every mystery aficionado's shelf.

Imprint Publisher

Minotaur Books

ISBN

9780312367213

In The News

“This is an excellent historical mystery, with strong cozy appeal. …Sure to be a hit with Magnan's growing fan base.” —Publishers Weekly (starred)

“The suspense begins on the first page and, from one astonishing twist to another, leaves us dumbfounded.” —Le Monde (France)

“The most breathtaking novel of the season.” —Paris-Match (France)

“A book for all is rare. A good book for all, even rarer. Pierre Magnan holds us enthralled.” —Figaro (France)

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The Murdered House

The Murdered House

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