A New York Times Bestselling Author Beloved for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, Laurie R. King now leads readers into the vibrant and sensual Paris of the Jazz Age ? and reveals the darkest secrets of its denizens.Paris, France, September 1929. For American Harris Stuyvesant, the assignment is a private investigator?s dream ? he?s getting paid to troll the cafés and bars of Montparnasse, looking for a pretty young woman. Her family in Boston hasn?t heard from Philippa Crosby, who?s acting and modeling in Paris. The trail takes Harris through the expat community of artists and writers. But when it leads to the Thêatre du Grand-Guignol, the investigation takes a disturbing turn.