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Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, by Sara Gran

The world's greatest detective uses drugs, the I Ching, and an old French book to solve a missing persons case in New Orleans.


Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011, 273 pages



Claire DeWitt is not your average private investigator. She has brilliant skills of deduction and is an ace at discovering evidence. But Claire also uses her dreams, omens, and mind-expanding herbs to help her solve mysteries, and relies on Dètection-the only book published by the great and mysterious French detective Jacques Silette before his death.


A badass female detective without a romantic subplot? Surely this cannot last.




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