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In a new wine-plus-crime whodunit in the works, lush French wine country and exquisite grand cru bottles combine with ritualistic murders and a brilliant wine expert to solve the case. The fourth Winemaker Detective mystery now being translated promises to be a thriller with a very classy bouquet and more gourmet gumshoeing around France.
We are upping the translation pace on this series, signing a deal to translate Deadly Tasting—the fourth in the Winemaker Detective series by Jean-Pierre Alaux…
More wine plus crime – cover reveal
The crime fiction lovers’ guide to wine tasting
That’s pretty much the story of Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen with the Winemaker Detective series. They came up with the idea over a bottle of wine. It lead to a 22-book series and a TV series now in its fourth season in France, and I just saw available subtitled here (as Blood of the Vine).
We’re picking up the pace on the Winemaker Detective series - Treachery in Bordeaux and Grand Cru Heist are already out as…
Good for you? Wine and mystery novel giveaway
Tasting wine and writing mystery novels
Tick-tock. Time is ticking for a special weekend countdown deal, just as it is for Paris homicide detectives in the chilling mystery up for grabs: The 7th Woman, by Frédérique Molay. In a race against the clock to catch a serial killer in the French capital, Chief of Police Nico Sirsky and his top homicide detectives are on tenterhooks as the killer gets closer and closer to their inner circle. The story has nail-biting tension and a fascinating…
Some horn tooting for a great police procedural
Le French Book adds a bestselling crime fiction novel to lists
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