by Charles O’Brien ’51, ’52M.A. (Severn House Publishers)
The sixth in the author’s series of historical mysteries featuring Anne Cartier is set in the grim underworld of Parisian prostitution. As Cartier tries to track down a missing country girl in Paris, she discovers a network of brothels, pimps and corrupt policemen who traffic in human flesh.
“Fans who have come to expect O’Brien’s well-pitched historical details will not be disappointed,” notes the review in Publisher’s Weekly.
The previous book in this series was Fatal Carnival.