Paris, 1787...political ferment, fiscal crisis and social
Noble Blood (2004) is the third in a series of
historical mysteries, set in England and France on the eve of the
French Revolution. Anne Cartier, a vaudeville actress who left the stage to tutor deaf children, gets involved with murderous company. In her pursuit of truth and justice, Anne is joined by her husband Colonel Paul de Saint-Martin of the French Royal Highway Patrol and his adjutant Georges Charpentier. From time to time these fictional characters meet historical persons, such as Baron Breteuil, Abbe de l'Epee, and the queen's friend, the Swedish Count Axel von Fersen.
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