Ferdinand Brun hasn't always been a grumpy old man. Many years ago, he was a grumpy young man. Now he'd much rather spend time with his canine companion, Daisy, than any of his nosy neighbors. But as his behavior becomes increasingly peculiar, his daughter grows concerned and begins to consider moving him into a retirement home.
"Cute Story of Internal Growth"
Finding murderers is just a day on the job for police captain Nadia Barka. But when a mutilated corpse is discovered in an old baptistery, she's faced with some difficult questions: Who left a young woman's body in a high-security museum in the middle of the night? And where is the victim's heart?
As a former soldier, private investigator Jean Legarec is used to high stakes and sharpshooters. But he doesn't realize what he's getting into when he agrees to investigate the disappearance of six-year-old Alexandre, the grandson of a highly influential French politician. For a million euros, Legarec launches a dangerous search that will dig deep into some of the darkest corners of European history.