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A novel of La Belle Epoque replete with absinthe sex and serial killers


In La Belle Époque Paris the morgue is the place to see and be seen…

“This morning I was called upon to photograph the dead again” begins THE GREEN MUSE (Witness Impulse e-book on sale 2/3/2015 $2.99 ISBN:  9780062354563) the story of Edouard Mas a photographer’s assistant with a detective’s soul. Edouard’s job is to take pictures of corpses before they are carted off to the Paris Morgue. If they are unidentified they will be put behind glass for the whole city to view in a morbid display of lost and found.

Edouard begins to come across more and more bodies stripped of their identification laid out in methodical poses and he knows he is dealing with an artist—an artist of death. The morgue—their museum.

Edouard’s investigation takes him from the sterile halls of La Salpêtrière to the opulent smoke-filled soirees of high society but he must do everything in his power to stop the artists of death before they go after somebody he loves…

In exquisite prose so vivid you can almost taste the absinthe and hear the rustling skirts of the Moulin Rouge showgirls Jesse Prichard Hunter tells an unforgettable tale of murder and lust in the City of Light.

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About the Author:

Jessie Prichard Hunter is the author of the psychological thriller Blood Music forthcoming from Witness. She currently resides in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband and two children.

About Witness:  Witness is the new Impulse imprint from HarperCollins Publishers devoted to thrillers mysteries and stories of suspense. Debuting in Fall 2013 Witness will serve as a launch pad for a range of exciting titles including new publications previously self-published bestsellers newly digitized backlist classics and international books previously unavailable in the US.  For more on this and other Witness titles please visit http://wmmorrow.hc.com/witnessimpulse or contact Danielle Bartlett at danielle.bartlett@harpercollins.com.


For more information about this book and author please contact:

Danielle Bartlet danielle.bartlett@harpercollins.com

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