Introducing glamorous private investigator Patrick de Courvoisier in this stylish new mystery series. Content to leave his controversial past behind him and enjoy a more relaxed, hedonistic lifestyle on a converted houseboat in the glamorous French resort of Cannes, enigmatic Englishman Patrick de Courvoisier is kwn as 'Le Limier' or 'Fixer'. People come to him with their problems - and he fixes them. However, when Camille Ager asks Patrick to find her sister, Angele Valette, star of the new movie The Black Pearl, Patrick's laidback lifestyle is dealt a terminal blow. Last seen at the film's lavish launch party on board the luxurious black yacht owned by Russian oligarch Vasily Chapayev, the funds behind the movie and owner of the famous black pearl, Angele seems to have vanished into thin air - and so has the pearl. As Patrick questions all those involved with the movie, he discovers that this is a case where thing is as it seems. And when a dead body turns up on his boat, the investigation takes a deeply disturbing new twist.
Lin Anderson is the author of eight crime novels featuring Glasgow-based forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod. She is co-founder of Bloody Scotland, Scotland's first crime writing festival. Born in Greenock of Scottish and Irish parents, she now lives in Edinburgh.