“The Winemaker Detective Mystery series is a new obsession. With its fifth book, Cognac Conspiracies, Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen not only give readers a more complex mystery but also give more depth to the characters of Benjamin Cooker and his assistant Virgile.
As always in a series, be it in books, movies or on television, the heroes are as much a part of the storytelling as the plot. Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen have successfully crafted Benjamin Cooker and Virgile to be very lovable characters yet also made them more human with their frivolities.“ —Marienella. Read full post here.