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The Books of the Dead by Emilia Bernhard

The Books of the Dead

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The Books of the Dead by Emilia Bernhard
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Oct 08, 2019 | ISBN 9781643851570
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Praise

Praise for The Books of the Dead:
“The interplay between Boussicault and Rachel…drive the narrative as much as the puzzle. A worthy encore to Bernhard’s Death in Paris series debut.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Bernhard keeps the reader guessing right up to the surprising finale. This mystery has it all: authentic Parisian local color, fully realized characters, amusing dialogue, and a satisfyingly complex plot.”
—Publishers Weekly

“[A] spirited sequel…This mystery has it all: authentic Parisian local color, fully realized characters, amusing dialogue, and a satisfyingly complex plot.”   
—Publishers Weekly

“Another charming amateur investigator tale…[For] fans of Mary Kay Andrews or Laura Childs.”
Library Journal

“Charming…[For] fans of Mary Kay Andrews or Laura Childs.”
Library Journal

“Charming.”
Booklist

“If you’re looking for something new and different in the mystery genre you won’t go wrong with The Books of the Dead.”
MyShelf

Praise for Death in Paris:
“Très charmant…Fans of cozies and the City of Lights, or drawn to the theme of female friendship, will eagerly await an encore. Pair this with Cara Black’s beloved Aimée Leduc series.
Booklist, starred review

[A] delightful debut and series launch… Bernhard fills the novel with entertaining characters, conjures up an authentic Paris, and gives the reader intelligent, if frothy, fun.”
Publishers Weekly
 
“This who enjoy contemporary cozy mysteries with amateur sleuths will gobble it up.”
Library Journal

“A vivid picture of the delights and day-to-day of Paris living… Rachel and Magda are a wonderful sleuthing duo and I enjoyed them hashing out the information about the suspects, in true Parisian fashion.”
—Night Owl Reviews
 
Francophiles in particular will enjoy and be familiar with the descriptions of Parisian food, clothes, fashions, hairstyles, boulevards, streets, shops, cafes, language, and culture.”
—NY Journal of Books

“A fun romp through Paris’s chicest districts alongside two delightful amateur sleuths.”
—M. L. Longworth, author of the Provençal Mystery series  
 
“​With a dreamy location, plenty of sensory details, a passel of suspects, and a dash of suspense, Death in Paris is as luscious as a pain au chocolat served at a sidewalk cafe. Bernhard’s debut promises a wonderful new series set in the most beautiful city in the world.”
—Juliet Blackwell, New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Key
 
“Bernhard has crafted a delightfully atmospheric mystery, a pièce de résistance filled with the flavor of Paris, France.”
—Allyson K. Abbott, author of Murder on the Rocks 
 
“Two younger, racier Miss Marples, American expats in Paris, live out their dreams with no more than the usual upset until financier Edgar Bowen drowns in his vichyssoise. It’s not murder, say the police, but the wine tells a different story. A captivating cozy murder mystery with a bonus tour of everyone’s favorite city.
—John Pearce, author of Treasure of Saint-Lazare

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