A Grand Exposition

A Grand Exposition

by Kim Idynne

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Overview

Paris, 1889. On the brink of economic recession and another civil war, France has managed to create stability by hosting the Exposition Universelle: a showcase of industrialized countries and their colonial possessions. After a successful opening, Paris begins to thrive—but the newfound prosperity is threatened by the arrival of an English woman with a mysterious illness. When the woman vanishes without a trace from her hotel room, and the hotel's manager and doctor deny her very existence, her daughter enlists the help of a London reporter. As they scour the city for traces of the missing woman, they find a key witness in Katharine Eliot. They seek her help, unaware that Katharine is already taking pains to protect herself and her family from a murderous elitist, and that she has close ties to the people involved in the woman's disappearance. As the city goes to extremes to prevent a mass exodus of the fair, Katharine must decide whether to risk everything to achieve justice for a stranger—and how far she will go to stop a killer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781735079806
Publisher: Kim Idynne
Publication date: 04/17/2020
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Kim Idynne is a Minneapolis-based writer and illustrator. She is the author of A Grand Exposition and Enigma, and has also published a variety of short fiction. Her first short story, "Meat," was published in the February 2015 issue of Literary Mama; the following year, Idynne received a Silver Pen award for her story "Fungus." Her artwork has been featured in journals, books, and datebooks. A longtime member of Minneapolis Writers' Workshop and a Language Arts educator, Idynne is known for crafting gritty stories that deeply explore the human condition.

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