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How far would you go for love?
When new boyfriend Jack stands her up at the airport, Ruby Miller dries her tears, jumps on the Eurostar and heads to Paris. She thinks she’s going there to visit an old friend and have a total break from romance. But the City of Love has other ideas.
A locked apartment where time has stood still, a bundle of long-lost love letters and a flirtatious French lawyer sweep Ruby into a mystery that spans over seventy years. Who is the author of the letters? Why did the owner of the apartment close up the shutters and flee Paris before the war, never to return? And what secret was she hiding?
As the mystery deepens, Ruby turns love detective but it’s not long before the ghosts of the past throw her own love affair into jeopardy.

From the bestselling author of Me and Mr Darcy, this magical romantic comedy is for every girl who has ever dreamed of the glittering lights of Paris and of a love that last a lifetime . . .


A new Alexandra Potter novel is always a treat but Potter and Paris equals perfect!
Chrissie Manby
Magical, fun and romantic
This book is something special; it's real, funny and magical, taking you on a whirlwind adventure through India . . . It would make the perfect holiday read at any time of the year.
onemorepage.co.uk on THE LOVE DETECTIVE
Witty, vivid, smart and eternally romantic, Alexandra Potter weaves a magical holiday romance from the atmospheric rues of Paris, passionate Frenchmen, an adorable heroine, and a heartbreaking wartime love story - I fell head over heels for it all, especially Heathcliff the Dachshund!
Lucy Dillon