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The Paris Winter

The Paris Winter

Imogen Robertson’s break-out novel – a deep, dark and opulent tale of Belle Époque Paris, and the secrets and dangers hidden beneath its luxurious facade. Maud Heighton came to Lafond’s famous Académie to paint, and to flee the constraints of her small English town. It took all her courage to escape, but Paris eats money. While her fellow students enjoy the dazzling joys of the Belle Époque, Maud slips into poverty. Quietly starving, and dreading another cold Paris winter, Maud takes a job as companion to young, beautiful Sylvie Morel. But Sylvie has a secret: an addiction to opium. As Maud is drawn into the Morels’ world of elegant luxury, their secrets become hers. Before the New Year arrives, a greater deception will plunge her into the darkness that waits beneath this glittering city of light.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery / Historical Mysteries

On Sale: 11th April 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780755390144

Reviews

'Chillingly memorable...an extraordinary thriller'
Tess Gerritsen
A charming, fast-paced thriller
People magazine
'Matchless storytelling, gripping and moving in equal measure. Addictive'
Nicci French