The Square of Revenge An Inspector Van In Mystery

By: Aspe, Pieter; Brian Doyle, translator

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The beautiful medieval architecture of Bruges belies the dark longings of her residents. When the wealthy and powerful Ludovic Degroof's jewelry store is broken into, nothing is stolen, but the jewels have been dissolved in jars if aqua regia, an acid so strong it can even melt gold. In the empty safe is a scrap of paper on which a strange square has been drawn. At first, Inspector Van In pays little attention to the paper, focusing on the bizarre nature of the burglary. But when Degroof's offspring also receive letters with this same square, Van In and the beautiful new DA Hannelore Martens find themselves unraveling a complex web of enigmatic Latin phrase and a baroness' fallen family and Degroof's relationship with a hostage grandchild, ransomed for a priceless collection of art.

Title: The Square of Revenge An Inspector Van In Mystery

Author Name: Aspe, Pieter; Brian Doyle, translator

Categories: Crime Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Pegasus Crime: 2013

ISBN Number: 1605984469

ISBN Number 13: 9781605984469

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Seller ID: 0001825

Description: 292pp. 8vo. Black paper over boards with silver gilt on spine. Book has a complete number line (1-10), is unread, unmarked, unclipped, tight, clean, and Brodart protected. The first Inspector Van In mystery to be translated into English by the Flemish-writing author from Bruges, Belgium. Gift quality.