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By Lene Kaaberbøl

“Madeleine’s inquisitive brain and candid voice are adequate to maintain us reading.” —The manhattan occasions publication Review

New York Times bestselling writer Lene Kaaberbøl returns together with her loved protagonist Madeleine Karno—an bold younger girl who shatters the confines of 19th century France.

On June second, 1894, within the wake of President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot’s assassination, France descends into chaos and riots within the streets of Varbourg. Many lives are misplaced within the mayhem, but if one woman of the evening is located murdered with brutal incisions and no signal of a fight, it really is transparent anything is amiss. Madeleine Karno needs to ask herself the terrifying query: have they got their own Jack the Ripper in France?

Madeleine is not any stranger to instances reminiscent of this. notwithstanding she is a girl in forensic pathology (a profession thought of unseemly even for men), her contemporary paintings with a string of mysterious deaths and changing into the 1st girl scholar admitted to the collage of Varbroug has earned her a few semblance of admire. yet there’s simply rather a lot her body structure classes can do to assist her discover the mysteries of a mad scientist’s brutal murders. Madeleine needs to do no matter what it takes—investigate the darkest corners of the town or even paintings undercover—to music down a assassin at huge. but when there’s something the click has correct approximately “Mademoiselle Death,” it’s this: it takes a lady to discover a killer of women.

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