Our account management system will be upgraded from August 10 - 24. Account access and the ability to place or cancel holds on physical items will not be available during that time. Contact-Free Pickup will also be suspended August 21 – 22. Digital downloads will not be affected. Public computer access will still be available at nine locations, by appointment only. Information, times, and locations are available here. Book drops are open. All items -- now including Express DVDs -- check out for 21 days. Access your account to verify due dates.
One by one the lighted windows went dark. The silhouette of the dead man could still be seen through the frosted glass like a Chinese shadow puppet. A taxi pulled up. It wasn't the public prosecutor yet. A young woman crossed the courtyard with hurried steps, leaving a whiff of perfume in her wake. Summoned to the dimly-lit Place des Vosges one night, where he sees shadowy figures at apartment windows, Maigret uncovers a tragic story of desperate lives, unhappy families, addiction and a terrible, fatal greed.