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The Chatelet Apprentice
Jean-Francois Parot
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This debut novel introduces Nicolas Le Floch, a new member of the Paris police and godson of a powerful nobleman. In the spring of 1761, Nicolas is picked to look into the disappearance of a fellow police officer. What seems like a fairly straightforward case turns sinister when human remains are found, and suddenly Nicolas is searching for a murderer on the streets of Paris.

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Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did seventeenth century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically, 150 years before the invention of photography? Spanning ten years, his adventure takes him to Delft, Holland, where Vermeer painted his masterpieces, to the north coast of Yorkshire to meet artist David Hockney, and even to Buckingham Palace to see a Vermeer masterpiece in the collection of the Queen.