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Cara Black Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 15 books in the Private Investigator Aim_e Leduc series, which is set in Paris. With more than 400,000 books in print, the Aim_e Leduc series has been translated into German, Norwegian, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, and Hebrew.

Cara was born in Chicago but has lived in California's Bay Area since she was five years old. Before turning to writing full-time, she tried her hand at a number of jobs: she was a barista in the Basel train station caf_ in Switzerland, taught English in Japan, studied Buddhism in Dharamsala in Northern India, and worked as a bar girl in Bangkok (only pouring drinks!). After studying Chinese history at Sophia University in Tokyo„where she met her husband, Jun, a bookseller, potter, and amateur chef„she obtained her teaching credential at San Francisco State College, and went on to work as a preschool director and then as an agent of the federally funded Head Start program, which sent her into San Francisco's Chinatown to help families there„often sweatshop workers„secure early care and early education for their children. Each of these jobs was amazing and educational in a different way, and the Aim_e Leduc books are covered in fingerprints of Cara's various experiences.

Her love of all things French was kindled by the French-speaking nuns at her Catholic high school, where Cara first encountered French literature and went crazy for the work of Prix Goncourt winner Romain Gary. Her junior year in high school, she wrote him a fan letter„which he answered, and which inspired her to make her first trip to Paris, where her idol took her out for coffee and a cigar. Since then, she has been to Paris many, many times. On each visit she entrenches herself in a different part of the city, learning its secret history.

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Murder in Saint-Germain
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Murder in Saint-Germain by Cara Black

Murder on the Quai
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Murder on the Quai by Cara Black

Murder in Pigalle

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Murder in Pigalle by Cara Black

Murder Below Montparnasse
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Murder Below Montparnasse by Cara Black
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Black, Cara | Murder at the Lanterne Rouge | Signed First Edition Book Black, Cara | Murder at the Lanterne Rouge | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2012 NY: Soho Crime First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Black, Cara - Murder Below Montparnasse (Signed First Edition) Black, Cara | Murder Below Montparnasse | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  March 2013 NY: Soho Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Black, Cara | Murder in Passy | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Black, Cara | Murder in Passy | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Black, Cara - Murder in Pigalle (Signed First Edition) Black, Cara | Murder in Pigalle | Signed First Edition Book

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Black, Cara | Murder in Saint-Germain | Signed First Edition Book Black, Cara | Murder in Saint-Germain | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2017 NY: Soho Crime  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Black, Cara - Murder on the Champ de Mars (Signed First Edition) Black, Cara | Murder on the Champ de Mars | Signed First Edition Book

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Black, Cara | Murder on the Quai | Signed First Edition Book Black, Cara | Murder on the Quai | Signed First Edition Book

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Cara Black Bibliography

Aimťe Leduc Series
  1. Murder in the Marais - 1998
  2. Murder in Belleville - 2000
  3. Murder in the Sentier - 2002
  4. Murder in the Bastille - 2003
  5. Murder in Clichy - 2004
  6. Murder in Montmartre - 2005
  7. Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis - 2007
  8. Murder in the Rue de Paradis - 2008
  9. Murder in the Latin Quarter - 2009
  10. Murder in the Palais Royal - 2010
  11. Murder in Passy - 2011
  12. Murder at the Lanterne Rouge - 2011
  13. Murder below Montparnasse - 2013
  14. Murder in Pigalle - 2014
  15. Murder on the Champ de Mars - 2015
  16. Murder on the Quai - June 2016
  17. Murder in Saint-Germain - June 2017
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