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Murder in the Latin Quarter

Murder in the Latin Quarter

Author(s): Cara Black

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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A Haitian woman arrives at the office of Leduc Detective and announces that she is Aimée’s sister, her father’s illegitimate daughter. Aimée is thrilled. A virtual orphan since her mother’s disappearance and her father’s death, she has always wanted a sister. Her partner, René, is wary of this stranger, but Aimée embraces her and soon finds herself involved in murky Haitian politics, which leads to murder in Paris’s bohemian Latin quarter

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Black’s ability to combine the landscape of Parisian neighborhoods with the intricate politics of the city’s many immigrant communities is what gives this series its appeal … A solid outing in a dependable series....

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021