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Designs on the Dead by Emilia Bernhard
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Designs on the Dead

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Designs on the Dead by Emilia Bernhard
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Sep 07, 2021 | ISBN 9781643854540

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Praise

Praise for Designs on the Dead:
“Lively and well plotted, with enchanting glimpses of life in Paris.”
Kirkus Reviews

“[A] deftly crafted ‘whodunnit’ … replete with the kind of unexpected plot twists and turns that make for a fully entertaining and compulsive page turner.”
—Midwest Book Review

Praise for the Death in Paris mysteries:
“A fun romp through Paris’s chicest districts alongside two delightful amateur sleuths.”
—M. L. Longworth, author of the Provençal Mystery series  
 
“A dreamy location, plenty of sensory details, a passel of suspects…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
 
“A captivating cozy murder mystery with a bonus tour of everyone’s favorite city.”
—John Pearce, author of Treasure of Saint-Lazare

“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

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

“The interplay between Boussicault and Rachel…drive the narrative as much as the puzzle.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“This mystery has it all: authentic Parisian local color, fully realized characters, amusing dialogue, and a satisfyingly complex plot.”   
—Publishers Weekly
 
“Another deftly crafted ‘A Death in Paris’ mystery…A riveting read from cover to cover.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
“[A] fun, engaging and witty writing style…The Books of the Dead is a must for mystery fans who like a little international drama and an enticing amateur sleuth.”
—Manhattan Book Review

“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

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