Praise for Murder at the Lanterne Rouge
"Outstanding.... Readers will relish realistic villains and an evocative atmosphere that begs for a trip to the City of Lights." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Black expertly weaves the social issues of Chinese sweatshops and illegal immigrants with current science and computer technology, 14th-century Templars and guilds, and the local police and French secret service." —The Columbus Dispatch
"[O]ne of the most atmospheric crime novels I've read in a long time."
Black has painted such a rich sense of place, and crafted much in the way of gripping diversions and accelerating drive to rivet the reader to the pages."—Blogcritics.org
"Paris never needs a new look, and neither does Aimée Leduc." —Booklist
"Perfectly plotted.... Filled with evocative details and quirky characters as delightful as the smell of a fresh-baked baguette." —BN.com, Mystery Pick of the Month
"The pace accelerates as fast as Aimee's Vespa.... Murder at the Lanterne Rouge
is wonderfully plotted, and Cara Black ties together the past and present with élan." —New York Journal of Books
"[Black] lets readers peek into a corner of Paris that Fodor's leaves out." —Kirkus Reviews
“With this series, it’s easy to feel you’ve just been to Paris, and to a side of the city tourists rarely see..” —Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine
“Black's Paris is one we are always happy to visit again.”—Reviewing the Evidence
“Smoothly written and tightly plotted."—Mystery People
"Narrated in Black's staccato, caffeine-propelled style, Murder at the Lanterne Rouge
is one of the most complex investigations yet for Leduc."—Kingdom Books
Praise for the Aimée Leduc series
"Transcendently, seductively, irresistibly French."
"Wry, complex, sophisticated, intensely Parisian.... One of the very best heroines in crime fiction today."
"So authentic you can practically smell the fresh baguettes and coffee."