1898. Jeanne, a sauce Chef in a Parisian palace, discovers that her son Paul has been kidnapped. If she wants to see him alive she must murder an Austro-Hungarian emissary during a diplomatic dinner party that is to be held at the hotel.
Mercure, a famous robber admired or feared by Parisian high society, is in fact a woman and is about to pull off a masterstroke by stealing a set of jewels that belonged to Empress Eugénie on the night it is displayed at the Louvre Museum.
Paris, 1892. Diane comes to Paris in search of her missing sister, determined to become a quadrille dancer at the Moulin Rouge. Entering the world of the upper class, she uncovers a series of murders in which she might be the next victim.
France, 1911. Louise Perreau is struggling financially to raise her son Gaston. A new job in Paris brings her the hope of a better life, but she has to enroll her son at Les Vermiraux, where children are supposed to get a good education.
A woman's dead body is found in her apartment on a winter morning. All the evidence points to her fiancé. But he has an identical twin brother. The detectives have to go beyond appearances and defeat their demons to find the true murderer.
In the suburb of Lille, Stéphane holds a tobacco shop with his father, Maurice, a retired military officer. Although feeling trapped in his marriage, Stéphane doesn't want to leave his wife... See full summary »