Flowers of Darkness
From the internationally bestselling author ofSarah's Key comes Tatiana deRosnay's Flowers of Darkness, a rivetingand emotionally intense novel, set in a near future Paris, where awoman confronts past betrayal and present mystery.Author Clarissa Katsef is struggling to write her next book.She’s just snagged a brand new artist residency in an ultra-modernapartment, with a view of all of Paris, a dream for any novelist insearch of tranquility. But since moving in, she has had the feelingof being watched. Is there reason to be paranoid? Or is herdistraction and discomfort the result of her husband’s recentshocking betrayal? Or is that her beloved Paris lies alteredoutside her windows? A city that will never be quite the same, acity with a scar at its center?Stuck inside, in the midst of a sweltering heat wave, Clarissaenlists her beloved granddaughter in her investigation of themysterious, high tech building even as she finds herself drawn backinto the orbit of her first husband who is still the one who knowsher most intimately, who shares the past grief that she has neverquite let go.Staying true to her favorite themes—the imprint of the place,the weight of secrets—de Rosnay weaves an intrigueof thrilling suspense and emotional power.