A murder has been committed in Paris in an antique store named L' Indice. The store's strange history of unsolved murders and robberies began long before the WWII rumors of masterpieces stolen from castles on the Rhine. Jamie Litton, whose mystery writer's imagination won't let dead men, or secrets, rest in peace, moves in upstairs with hopes of discovering the truth for his next best seller.
The rich are not like us. When it rains, they simply fly away, taking their secrets with them. On the Cote d'Azur, a missing journalist becomes an insider, offering his best friend a very special invitation to leave Paris for a masquerade ball at the Darimus Mansion in Antibes. New Year's Eve on the French Riviera? In the company of the rich and royal? How could Jamie Litton say no? It is more than this mystery writer could imagine. And as Ben Foulof has planned, more than his enemies had expected.
"One of my favorites of this mystery series!"
When an investigative journalist for a powerful news organization disappears from assignment in the Middle East, a sinister-looking man delivers the news to a mystery writer in New York. With escape to Europe and shadowy figures in pursuit, Jamie Litton will learn that his best friend has become more than a missing journalist. Ben Foulof has become a spy! Can secret codes, messages hidden in bestsellers keep them both alive? And if so… for how long?
"Twists & Turns"
Paris was a property owner's paradise, a place where renters far exceeded the inventory of apartments. So why had the beautiful young French woman been so willing to offer a perfect stranger, an American, her apartment and one month free rent? Yes, there were less expensive places in the world to live, but Zack's heart was set on a place of his own in the 6th Arrondissement. And yes, it did matter that it was in this particular neighborhood, where Gertrude Stein had lived and Hemingway had walked.
"Charming story, loved the narrator"
In a loft in the 18th Arrondissment near Montmartre, Jamie Litton has become intoxicated with his life as a member of Parisian Cafe Society. A group of artists, musicians, and poets unconditionally embrace their newest member, not knowing that this somewhat eccentric man hides a dangerous secret. His best friend Ben Foulof, a missing journalist, is on the run from a powerful news organization that wants its rogue agent back - dead or alive.
"Seeds of Intrigue"
Danger awaits best friends on the island of Malta, where one will be accused of murder and the other of being a spy on the run. A missing journalist cannot tell the world he is still alive by becoming a mystery writer's alibi. When Hiromi came back to Paris to settle an old score, she had no idea her target might be hiding on the island of Malta. But, now, she has a chance to redeem her reputation by neutralizing a rogue agent and capturing the mystery writer who hides agency secrets in his novels.