Murder in Belleville (Aimee Leduc Investigations, No. 2) by Cara Black

By Cara Black

The moment Aimée Leduc research set in Paris

When Anaïs de Froissart calls Parisian inner most investigator Aimée begging for support, Aimée assumes the girl desires to rent her to do surveillance on her philandering baby-kisser husband back. Aimée is simply too busy instantly to indulge her. yet Anaïs insists Aimée needs to come, that she is in difficulty and scared. Aimée tracks Anaïs down simply in time to determine a vehicle bomb explode, injuring Anaïs and killing the lady she was once with.

Anaïs can’t clarify what Aimée simply witnessed. The useless lady, Anaïs says, is Sylvie Coudray, her dishonest husband’s long-time mistress, yet she has no proposal who sought after her useless, and Anaïs formally hires Aimée to examine. As she digs into Sylvie Coudray’s murky earlier, Aimée unearths that the lifeless lady will not be who Anaïs notion she used to be. Her Belleville local, choked with North African immigrants, should be hiding clues to Sylvie’s identification. As a well-known Algerian rights activist phases a starvation protest opposed to new immigration legislation, Aimée starts to ask yourself no matter if Sylvie’s demise used to be an act of terrorism, and who else will be at danger.

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Anais yelled. ” Aimee asked. In the distance the sound of a siren came closer. “I hate motorcycles,” she wailed. “Bien, this is a moped,” Aimee said, gunning the engine and popping into first. ” Anais grabbed Aimee’s waist. ” Aimee reached rue Ste-Marthe as the SAMU emergency van turned into rue Jean Moinon. Odd. Why hadn’t the fire truck arrived first? A black-and-white flic car cruised from rue de Sambre-et-Meuse, blocking the shortcut to the Goncourt Metro. ” “Non, nothing must connect to Philippe,” Anais said.

Anais stuffed the francs in Aimee’s pocket. “Maybe this means nothing, but I want to know who killed her,” Anais said. ” Her eyes shuttered. “Anais, talk to Philippe. You’re in deep water,” Aimee said, exasperated by her reaction. “If they blew up Sylvie’s car and saw her pass something to you …” “That’s why you need to keep it,” Anais said, her eyes black and serious. Too bad this hadn’t helped Sylvie, Aimee thought. “My little Simone will think I’ve forgotten her,” Anais said, worry in her voice.

Cardboard was piled next to the kiosk, hiding them from view. “Keep low. I’ll get a taxi,” she said taking off her sweater and covering Anais. Aimee shivered in her damp silk shirt and spread a piece of cardboard across a major puddle. She crawled across to the curb, then crouched behind a plane tree. When another couple walked by she stood up, kept her head turned and crossed the street abreast of them. By the time the taxi driver, to whom she’d promised a good tip, pulled up on the sidewalk to pick up Anais, the driver of the Twingo had noticed them.

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