A tale inspired by the infamous Dreyfus Affair finds Georges Picquart, the recently promoted head of Paris' late-nineteenth-century counterespionage agency, leading the effort to convict Dreyfus only to succumb to gradual doubts that a high-level spy remains at large in the military.
(Read in 2013). I was pretty obsessed with this book when I started reading it. Definitely not a "happy ending" kind of tale, but incredibly well written and a story I kept thinking about long after I finished it.
…[Connelly's] exciting and revelatory history of that high temple of classical enlightenment…serves as a bracing reminder that first-rate scholarship not only takes no visible fact for granted, but also digs deep into the unknown unknowns…-The New York Times
Ruth Galloway uncovers the bones of what might be a notorious Victorian child murdress and a baby snatcher known as "The Childminder" threatens modern-day Norfolk in the latest irresistible mystery from Elly Griffiths.
Jess Frobisher is a botany professor at the local university. Her husband Liam works for a space tourism company called Spaceco, which has just become front-page news: one of [its] shuttles exploded shortly after lift-off, killing everyone on board. The press descends. With the future of the company in doubt, a husband-and-wife filmmaking team approaches Liam about making a Spaceco documentary. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1926293/Description#tabnav