Madame Lune

Madame Lune[KINDLE] ❁ Madame Lune By Kathleen Curtin – To foil a killer Madame Lune must walk in his shoes enter his evil mind and eventually learn to killWho is the mysterious Madame Lune and why has watching Rue Lepic become a terrifying obsession for h To foil a killer Madame Lune must walk in his shoes enter his evil mind and eventually learn to killWho is the mysterious Madame Lune and why has watching Rue Lepic become a terrifying obsession for her To the ordinary observer Rue Lepic is a colourful street that meanders and climbs the northern part of Paris from the Moulin Rouge in Pigalle’s red light district to Montmartre where stands the lofty basilica of Sacre Coeur It is full of character and characters with its open air markets and traders street cleaners and concierges It plays host to waves of tourists teaming past cafés restaurants and souvenir shopsThere is however something else lurking beneath the layers of everyday life that lures the scrutiny of Madame Lune and fills her with fear In their midst is another watcher—a monster who prowls the district He is a killer—a serial killer and he has identified his next victim. This review was originally posted on Between My LinesI guessed from looking at the cover for this one that I was in for a story that was shadowy and maybe even a little bleak  And I was right on both counts; Madame Lune is a mysterious sinister book that gave me spine chills at the evilness within First Line of Madame Lune by Kathleen Curtin Get away from me My Thoughts on Madame Lune by Kathleen Curtin My immediate thought on putting down the book was that I have never read a book uite like this one  It felt refreshingly original And when you read as much as I do you tire of reading the same jaded storylines and perspectives over and over again  So I loved that in Madame Lune I was dished up something entirely freshThere are 2 main points of view in this story  You have Karen who is an Irish girl living in Paris  She has made a life for herself there but I wouldn’t say she is living the dream that you might picture in your head when you think of a young woman living in one of the most romantic destinations in the worldInstead she has settled for life with Oliver who is so obviously wrong for her  I couldn’t see how she ever fell for him but then this line in the book just explained so much with it’s simple stark and honest truthIt is hard to accept that we have made a mistake and easier to remain blindThe other point of view is Madame Lune; she is a psychic who lives in the same neighbourhood and who has foreseen danger for Karen and her best friend Jane  When we are living the story though her eyes; it is dark and menacing  She picks up on evil vibes and sees the serial killer who is just biding his time  Her chapters weighted me down a lot and I always felt a bit relieved to get back to Karen’s point of view as that was so much lighter and easier to identify withWhich isn’t to say I didn’t like Madame Lune’s perspective I did a lot  It was just a different atmosphere and her damaged fractured life weighted heavy on me  But the light tone and heavier tone balanced each other out well  I also really enjoyed the Paris setting; the hustle and bustle and the racy feel of the city are all really well captured  I felt like I could hear the espresso machine and smell the fresh baguettesThe mystery is well maintained and I was kept guessing for most of the book as to which of the men in the neighbourhood was actually the serial killer  There were a lot of potential suspects Let’s put it this way there was an exceptionally high count of not so nice men in this districtOverall I loved the original feel of this book  The highlights were the French and Irish atmosphere the chilly tone and the psychic influence And be aware it’s not a light read but it made me think and philosophise Who should read Madame Lune by Kathleen Curtin? I’d recommend this to you if you like dark shadowy plotlines writing that delves into the philosophical and foreshadowing that makes you anxious I’d also recommend it to those that like Paris settingsThanks to Kathleen Curtin for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest unbiased review

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  • Paperback
  • 274 pages
  • Madame Lune
  • Kathleen Curtin
  • 13 January 2014
  • 9780692434109