A renowned and relentless Paris detective takes his first vacation in eleven years at a small inn in the French countryside. There he meets and falls in love with the hotelier's daughter, who had been betrothed to a neighboring farmer, but who hopes to marry him and move to Paris. On the evening of their engagement, both the fiancée and the farmer disappear. What has happened to them? Who is responsible? Can the famed detective apply his talents to a rural mystery? Written by
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[encouraging Nanette to make a play for the much older, but well-to-do, Henri
Love has its place -- but it puts no butter on the table.
Referenced in The Baron: So Dark the Night