Danger in Paris is a Historical Character Mystery that is part of Samantha's books.


From the Central Series


Chapter By Chapter Summary

Chapter One: A Grand Adventure

Chapter Two: The Red-Haired Man's Warning

Chapter Three: Secrets in the Reading Room

Chapter Four: The Spyglass

Chapter Five: A Dark Path

Chapter Six: Clues Underground

Chapter Seven: Footsteps in the Night

Chapter Eight: Search for a Thief

Chapter Nine: A Mysterious Caller

Chapter Ten: The Telltale Shoes

Chapter Eleven: Whispers in the Cathedral

Chapter Twelve: Thin Ice

Chapter Thirteen: Trapped

Chapter Fourteen: Escape

Inside Samantha's World

Discusses tourism and international tensions in Europe in the early 1900s. Topics covered:

  • The belief many wealthy parents held about taking their children to Europe for educational purposes, as well as to show them the height of culture and sophistication.
  • Threat of pickpockets and thieves that would prey on wealthy sightseers, leading tour guides to provide safety and convenience for their tour groups.
  • The Eiffel Tower, which was built for the 1889's World's Fair and was considered as the tallest structure in the world.
  • The Catacombs of Paris, originally built for mining stone and was later converted into an underground burial place in the late 1700s due to the lack of spaces for cemeteries.
  • Political tensions that plagued Europe during the early 1900s, with Great Britain, France and Russia forming an alliance and competing for power again Germany.
  • The realization few people had that Europe's political tensions would later on contribute to the cause of World War I.


  1. Pg 2. After an exciting week in England, they had planned to leave London a few days ago. Samantha and Nellie were seen touring London in Clue in the Castle Tower.
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