An engaging mystery about lost Nazi war loot and contemporary murders that recalls other popular international thrillers of the past decade. (Kirkus)
Pearce weaves richly textured descriptions of life in Paris through an intricate plot with believable, well-drawn characters. Overall, this is a satisfying mystery, a surprising love story, and an up close look into the dark days of Europe as WWII drew to a close. (Reviewed by Sharon Fawley for Readers' Favorite)
... lovers of old Paris will be thrilled to visit the modern city that the author knows and describes with deep feeling for its enduring charms. Other reviewers have well sketched the plot. Let this one vouch for the characterizations, the authentic description, and the compelling narration. (Bill Carrigan, author of The Doctor of Summitville)
Pearce takes us on a rich and suspenseful journey, accompanied by great dialogue, while vividly guiding us through the beautiful streets of Paris. It is definitely worth the trip! (Stewart Stearns, author of Lorenzo's Rules: Lord of the Ninth Underworld)
I literally could not put it down. Characters were so well described that they seemed to be in the room with me. (Phillip Lisk)
I've never been to Paris until now. This is an entertaining, well written book. I recommend it highly. In fact I can picture Tom Hanks starring in the movie... (Joe Corso, author of The Starlight Club)
From the Author
Even though it covers much ground -- from my current home of Sarasota, FL, to my part-time home of Paris, to Poland during the war, it is at heart a novel of Paris.