Agnes Luthi Mysteries #2
On Sale: February 6, 2018
Featuring: Agnes Lüthi; Julien Vallotton; Guy Chavanon
Hardcover / e-Book
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The young woman pulled an envelope from her purse, her
hand shaking, and handed it to Agnes. “I found this under
my doormat this morning.”
The envelope was scuffed with dirt. Agnes withdrew a
pristine sheet of paper, careful to touch only one edge.
Two sentences were written in a distinctive man’s script.
Be careful. We are being watched.
Swiss-American police officer Agnes Lüthi is on leave from
her job in Lausanne, Switzerland, recovering from a nasty
stab wound she sustained in her last case, when a former
colleague invites her to the world’s premier watch and
jewelry trade show at the grand Messe Basel Exhibition
Hall. Little does Agnes know that another friend of hers,
Julien Vallotton, is at the same show—and he’s looking for
Vallotton was friends with Guy Chavanon, a master
watchmaker, who died a week ago, in an accident. At least
that’s what the authorities are calling it. But shortly
before his death, Chavanon had boasted that he’d
discovered a new technique that would revolutionize the
watchmaking industry, and his daughter believes he may
have been killed for it.
Reluctantly, Agnes agrees to investigate Chavanon’s death.
But the world of Swiss watchmaking, one of the country’s
oldest arts, is guarded and secretive, and time is ticking
fast for Agnes to find the killer—before he strikes again.
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