Sunday, March 3, 2019

Nine mysteries to take you on a journey from Paris to the south of France

Deborah Lawrenson is one half of the team writing as Serena Kent, author of Death in Provence.

At CrimeReads she tagged nine mysteries that will take you on a journey from Paris to the south of France, including:
The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie showed the way south in 1928 with The Mystery of the Blue Train, a story that begins steeped in old-style glamor at the Gare de Lyon in Paris, where even today you can eat at one of the most sumptuous station restaurants in the world, Le Train Bleu, named for the iconic Blue Train, the luxurious night express train to the Riviera that was the choice of wealthy and famous passengers in the decades before World War II. As the train nears the warmth and fabled blue of the Mediterranean of the South of France, an American heiress is murdered, and her fabulous ruby stolen. But Hercule Poirot is at hand…
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue