Three Hours in Paris
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Three Hours in Paris


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781641290425


Three Hours in Paris Book Description :

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light—abruptly leaving, never to return. To this day, no one knows why. The New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse-pounding spy thriller, Three Hours in Paris. Kate Rees, a young American markswoman, has been recruited by British intelligence to drop into Paris with a dangerous assignment: assassinate the Führer. Wrecked by grief after a Luftwaffe bombing killed her husband and infant daughter, she is armed with a rifle, a vendetta, and a fierce resolve. But other than rushed and rudimentary instruction, she has no formal spy training. Thrust into the red-hot center of the war, a...

Three Hours in Paris
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Three Hours in Paris


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Crime
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 164129258X


Three Hours in Paris Book Description :

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light--abruptly leaving, never to return. To this day, no one knows why. The New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse-pounding spy thriller, Three Hours in Paris. Kate Rees, a young American markswoman, has been recruited by British intelligence to drop into Paris with a dangerous assignment: assassinate the Führer. Wrecked by grief after a Luftwaffe bombing killed her husband and infant daughter, she is armed with a rifle, a vendetta, and a fierce resolve. But other than rushed and rudimentary instruction, she has no formal spy training. Thrust into the red-hot center of the war, a ...

Three Hours in Paris
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Three Hours in Paris


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Crime
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781641290418


Three Hours in Paris Book Description :

"The story of Kate Rees, the young American markswoman who has been recruited by British intelligence to drop into Paris on the dangerous business of trying to assassinate the Fuhrer. A country girl from rural Oregon--a grieving widow with no spy training, but a vendetta and a lot of gumption--now has the state of the entire war in her hands. When the hit goes badly wrong, Kate is on the run for her life--all the time wrestling with the suspicion that the whole operation was a set-up"--...

The Paris Hours
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Paris Hours


  • Author : Alex George
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250307194


The Paris Hours Book Description :

“Like All the Light We Cannot See, The Paris Hours explores the brutality of war and its lingering effects with cinematic intensity. The ending will leave you breathless.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World One day in the City of Light. One night in search of lost time. Paris between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius. But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city’s most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they’ve lost. Camille was the maid of Marcel Proust, and she has a secret: when she was asked to burn her employer’s notebooks, she saved one for herself. Now she is desperate to find it before her betrayal is reveal...

Murder in the Marais
Score: 3
From 36 Ratings

Murder in the Marais


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569479995


Murder in the Marais Book Description :

Detective Aimee Leduc goes undercover inside a neo-Nazi group to ferret out a killer in the old Jewish quarter of Paris....

One Hour in Paris

One Hour in Paris


  • Author : Karyn L. Freedman
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781554811953


One Hour in Paris Book Description :

Winner of the 2015 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2014 In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. At once deeply intimate and terrifyingly universal, One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet inspirational journey through suffering and recovery—from an apartment in Paris to a French courtroom, from a trauma centre in Toronto to a rape clinic in Africa. At a time when as many as one in three women have been victims of sexual assault and when many women are still ashamed to come forward, Freedman’s book is a moving and essential look ...

Down and Out in Paris and London

Down and Out in Paris and London


  • Author : George Orwell
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2019-08-31
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:4057664557025


Down and Out in Paris and London Book Description :

Down and Out in Paris and London is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is an account of living in near-destitution in Paris and the experience of casual labour in restaurant kitchens. The second part is a travelogue of life on the road in and around London from the tramp's perspective, with descriptions of the types of hostel accommodation available and some of the characters to be found living on the margins....

Murder on the Left Bank
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Murder on the Left Bank


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616959289


Murder on the Left Bank Book Description :

A confession fifty years in the making puts everyone’s favorite Paris détéctive très chic, Aimée Leduc, on a collision course with the “Hand,” a cabal of corrupt Parisian cops among who masterminded her father's murder—and among whose ranks he might have once found membership. When a friend’s child is kidnapped while wearing her daughter’s hoodie, Aimée realizes that the case has crossed into the realm of the personal in more ways than one. A dying man drags his oxygen machine into the office of Éric Besson, a lawyer in Paris’s 13th arrondissement. The old man, an accountant, is carrying a dilapidated notebook full of meticulous investment records. For decades, he has been helping a cadre of dirty cops launder stolen money. The no...

The Devil s Star
Score: 3.5
From 59 Ratings

The Devil s Star


  • Author : Jo Nesbo
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-11-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781409088370


The Devil s Star Book Description :

Dive into the twist-filled world of detective Harry Hole ‘Many authors know how to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Jo Nesbo's one of the few who keeps them there’ Linwood Barclay The mark of the devil A young woman is murdered in her flat and a tiny red diamond in the shape of a five-pointed star is found behind her eyelid. The sign of a killer Detective Harry Hole is assigned to the case, alongside his long-time adversary Tom Waaler, and initially wants no part in it. But Harry is already on his final warning and has little alternative but to drag himself out of his alcoholic stupor when it becomes apparent that Oslo has a serial killer on its hands. Is this an evil that only Harry Hole can stop? *JO NESBO HAS SOLD 40 MILLION B...

Murder Below Montparnasse
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

Murder Below Montparnasse


  • Author : Cara Black
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616952167


Murder Below Montparnasse Book Description :

A long-lost Modigliani portrait, a grieving brother’s blood vendetta, a Soviet secret that’s been buried for 80 years—Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc’s current case is her most exciting one yet. The cobbled streets of Montparnasse might have been boho-chic in the 1920s, when artists, writers, and their muses drank absinthe and danced on cafe tables. But to Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc, these streets hold darker secrets. When an old Russian man named Yuri hires Aimée to protect a priceless painting that just might be a Modigliani, she learns how deadly art theft can be. Yuri is found tortured to death in his atelier, and the painting is missing. Every time Aimée thinks she's found a new witness, the body count rises....