The Hanged Man
A Mystery in Fin-de-siècle ParisBook - 2016
Paris: July, 1890. Inspector Achille Lefebvre and his wife Adele are enjoying their stay at a seaside resort--until a body found hanging from a bridge in a public park demands the Inspector's attention.Is it suicide or murder? A twisted trail of evidence draws Inspector Lefebvre into a shadowy underworld of international intrigue, espionage, and terrorism. Time is of the essence; pressure mounts on the Sureté to get results. Achille's chief orders him to work with his former partner, Inspector Rousseau, now in charge of a special unit in the newly formed political brigade. But can Achille trust the detective who let him down in another case?Inspector Lefebvre uses innovative forensics and a network of police spies to uncover a secret alliance, a scheme involving the sale of a cutting-edge high explosive, and an assassination plot that threatens to ignite a world war.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Crime, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition
Branch Call Number: INBINDER G
Characteristics: 236 pages ; 24 cm