‘Mazargues-A Jacques Foret Mystery’: Angela Wren’s Latest Crime Mystery Will Astound Readers
If the storytelling in the crime genre can make readers remain glued to the pages of the novel from start to finish, Angela Wren’s latest novel ‘Mazargues-A Jacques Foret Mystery’ has amply proved it.
An expert in weaving plots that has many layers, each more thrilling than the other, Angela’s latest murder mystery has all elements of suspense. As you turn over the pages of this novel, you seem to ask yourself, ‘what next!’
This is one of the few novels of the cosy crime genre in English that deals with painting. Angela has successfully woven a thriller based on an antique painting and the mystery that surrounds it.
Jacques Forêt, the detective of her novel, delves deep into finding the art piece; he encounters a series of mysteries and the nexus of the world of trade in ancient paintings with the underworld and money laundering.
To further make the novel attain its climax, a murder takes place. Who is this murdered person? Why was the person killed? Who in the underworld ordered the person’s elimination?
How Does The Mystery Unfold
‘Mazargues-A Jacques Foret Mystery’ moves around the picturesque Mende, an ancient French city, which had once been a haven of painters, writers, Barons and Baronesses.
No wonder, there are a large number of paintings dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries which are collected by rich people. Trading in such valuable pieces of painting is also carried out briskly. But crime often gets mixed with such trading in art pieces.
Angela’s sleuth Jacques Forêt and his partner Didier Duclos braved their lives to unfold the crime.
Well, it is time to know a little about Jacques Forêt and Mende, the ancient French town that acts as the pivot around which the novel revolves.
Jacques Forêt now is an unhappy man as his business is not running well. He is not getting investigation jobs. Then suddenly the lady luck smiles. He is commissioned to investigate a case!
Jacques Forêt and his partner Didier Duclos are very happy to have been commissioned on an investigation job. Jacques Forêt goes on a mission to trace the painting done by a master painter belonging to the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
From here, the thrill of the novel starts taking several turns and twists keeping the readers glued to the pages of the novel.
To unravel the murder mystery linked to the rare painting Jacques Forêt and Didier Duclos moves around France. Exposed to multiple dangers, Jacques Forêt and Didier Duclos finally solved the murder mystery.
The Turning Point
The thrilling point in the novel is that the sleuthing job was given to Jacques Forêt by a person who remains in the background. The person is a mysterious woman as she does not come out open. No one knows about her. Who is she?
During the process of investigation, the sleuths piece together the life of the painter and the actual ownership of the piece of art. In this process, they come across betrays, lies and underworld connections.
What Happens Next?
A person is murdered. The sleuths found the victim’s body. What is the identity of the murdered person? Why was the person murdered and who is the murderer?
Angela’s style of beginning the novel is very unique. It begins with suspense. And it will keep readers glued to the pages of the novel from start to end! You can find the answers in the pages of ‘Mazargues-A Jacques Foret Mystery’!