Paris, 1929. Stuyvesant's assignment is an investigator's dream- trawling cafes and in Montparnasse, looking for a missing, pretty woman, Philippa Crosby. When evidence leads to the Theatre du Grand-Guignol, the investigation takes a disturbing turn.
Laurie R. King has been writing crime fiction since 1987 and won many awards for her work in fiction including the prestigious John Creasey Dagger, the Edgar, the Nero and Macavity Awards. She is the author of highly praised stand-alone suspense novels and a contemporary mystery series, as well as the Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series. She lives in North California.