The most revered detective in Paris puts his skills to the test in three thrilling cases from the creator of Alex Cross and Detective Michael Bennett. French Kiss: French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start -- but someone wants to make his first big case his last. The Christmas Mystery: Two priceless paintings disappear from a Park Avenue murder scene -- French detective Luc Moncrief is in for a not-so-merry Christmas. French Twist: Gorgeous women are dropping dead at upscale department stores in New York City. Detective Luc Moncrief and Detective Katherine Burke are close to solving the mystery, but looks can be deceiving.