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Folly du Jour

A Joe Sandilands Mystery

Barbara Cleverly

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (10/1/2008)
Analog Audio Cassette (10/1/2008)
Hardcover (8/1/2008)

Description

Brutal murder embroils Scotland Yard commander Joe Sandilands in the intrigue and violence of late 1920s Paris in CWA Historical Dagger Award–winning author Barbara Cleverly’s tour de force of suspense.…

In a box at the famed Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, an ex-soldier and knight of the realm is dead, his throat savagely cut. In a jail cell, diplomat George Jardine, his evening clothes stained with the slain man’s blood, awaits the arrival of his old wartime friend, Joe Sandilands. In spite of the evidence, Sandilands believes Jardine is innocent. His search for a crucial witness—a notorious beauty who quickly vanishes—leads to the discovery of a shocking series of unsolved murders. Is Sandilands hunting a serial killer? Or has he stumbled upon something even more sinister and carefully orchestrated? As the final, chilling pieces of the puzzle fall into place, Sandilands launches his own counterattack against a killer whose sadistic agenda is about to become horrifyingly clear.…

Delta, 9780385341844, 336pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2009



About the Author

Barbara Cleverly is an award-winning writer of seven novels including the New York Times Notable Book The Last Kashmiri Rose. She lives in Cambridge, England. Delta publishes both Ms. Cleverly's Joe Sandilands novels and her acclaimed Laetitia Talbot series (Bright Hair About the Bone) in the United States.