Paris 1898—the fin de siècle, a turbulent era when passions run as high as prejudice. In the midst of the infamous Dreyfus Affair, as anti-Semitic riots erupt all over Paris, Inspecteur Michel Devaux has a baffling murder to solve. Is it a crime of politics or a crime of passion? As death follows death, Devaux traces their tangled threads from the privileged classes to the seamy Paris underworld. Help comes from unlikely sources: a crime lord, a clairvoyant, a crazy woman who feeds the cemetery cats, and an old friend from the Foreign Legion. Devaux’s calm harbor amid chaos is his friendship with the talented, beautiful American artist, Theodora Faraday. But as he struggles with his own horrific past, Devaux is reluctant to accept her help—because he’s falling in love with her.
Bitter Draughts is a phenomenal story that will excite readers from start to finish thanks to the captivating story that takes the reader on an exciting and thrilling journey back in time! Bitter Draughts for me was an engrossing read that enthralled me from the very first page to the very last; I struggled to put this book down because I desperately wanted to know what was going to happen to the novel’s memorable characters and I felt this way thanks to the author’s incredible writing that compelled me to read non-stop!
Yves Fey is a talented and well-accomplished author, and her work is gripping as well as riveting and that is why I already have to recommend this novel to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible Bitter Draughts!
Bitter Draughts is a captivating novel full of rich history and many fascinating moments. The reader in Bitter Draughts will be taken back in time to 1898 Paris, a turbulent time in the iconic city where we will meet two key characters, Michel Devaux and Theodora Faraday as they work together to catch a killer. The reader in Bitter Draughts will be thrust on a journey like no other in which they will be immersed in the seedy streets of Paris during a time when anti-semitic riots cover the city and where crime is on the rise.
The reader will meet Michel Sevaux, an inspector who has two murders to solve before the killer strikes again. His path crosses with the beautiful Theodora Faraday, an American artist who he finds himself falling in love with… what follows is a shocking and incredible historical tale that takes you on a journey like no other and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Bitter Draughts!
The tale of Bitter Draughts is gripping, shocking, and let’s not forget thrilling! This story truly did astound me with its captivating narration and thrilling plotline in which many twists and turns occur. As well as it being an excellent, fascinating novel, it is also a unique, diverse one and I have to say that I adored this because I was getting very tired of reading the same old historical fiction books so thank you, Yves Fey for writing a novel that is fresh, exciting and gripping!
Yves Fey can only be described as a talented, accomplished writer who knows what a reader wants in a great story. As I read Bitter Draughts, I read every sentence slowly so that I could absorb all of the book’s information; I felt as if I was there and it made for an immersive reading experience. Fey is an excellent writer who is well accomplished, and her work astounded me from the very beginning thanks to her original plot, as well as her compelling protagonists that in turn made me invest in the story even more!
To conclude my thoughts on the captivating novel that is Bitter Draughts, I would say if you are bored with the same old books then take a chance with this gem because you will not be disappointed. It has everything you would want in a great story, and that is spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, and a brilliant author. Bitter Draughts gets five stars from me, book lovers! So be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!
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