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Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway (Compact Disc)

Sara Gran

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Title: Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway (...

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When Paul Casablancas, Claire DeWitt’s ex-boyfriend and a popular musician in the Bay Area scene is found dead in his apartment, his cherished guitars missing, the police are convinced it’s a simple robbery. But Claire knows that nothing is ever simple. With the help of her new assistant Claude, Claire follows the clues, finding hints to Paul’s fate in her other cases-especially a long-ago missing girl in New York’s gritty East Village and a modern-day miniature horse theft in Marin. As visions of the past reveal the secrets of the present, Claire begins to understand the words of the enigmatic French detective Jacques Silette: “The detective won’t know what he is capable of until he encounters a mystery that pierces his own heart.” And love, in all its forms, is the greatest mystery of all-at least to the world’s greatest P.I.With a heroine hailed as “a charmer” (New York Times Book Review), from an author who “reminds me why I fell in love with the genre” (Laura Lippman), this is an addictive new adventure for an irresistible detective.

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“The most interesting private eye I’ve encountered since Stieg Larsson’s Lisbeth Salander . . . A fascinating read.” —Washington Post

When Claire DeWitt’s ex-boyfriend Paul Casablancas, a musician, is found dead in his Mission District house, Claire is on the case. Paul's wife and the police are sure Paul was killed for his valuable collection of vintage guitars. But Claire, the best detective in the world, has other ideas. Even as her other cases offer hints to Paul’s fate—a missing girl in the grim East Village of the 1980s and an epidemic of missing miniature horses in Marin County-–Claire knows: the truth is never where you expect it, and love is the greatest mystery of all.

“There's absolutely nothing predictable about either the multilayered investigation—cloaked in references to Indian scriptures, Thomas Merton, and cheesy 1980s TV mysteries—or DeWitt herself, who charms despite her fraying life. A.” —Entertainment Weekly

“Gran’s building something here, something bigger and better than a mere series. She’s building a labyrinthine world and filling it out completely, and I’m just happy to be along for the ride.” —Los Angeles Review of Books

Sara Gran is the author of five critically acclaimed novels, including Come Closer, Dope, and Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead. She also writes for film and TV and has published in the New York Times, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, and USA Today.

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