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The winemaker detective : an omnibus / by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen ; translated by Anne Trager and Sally Pane.

Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- (author.). Balen, Noël, 1959- (author.). Trager, Anne, (translator.). Pane, Sally, (translator.). Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- Mission à Haut-Brion. English. (Added Author). Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- Pour qui sonne l'angélus. English. (Added Author). Alaux, Jean-Pierre, 1955- Cauchemar dans les Côtes-de-Nuit. English. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781939474568
  • ISBN: 1939474566
  • ISBN: 9781939474582
  • ISBN: 1939474582
  • Physical Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Le French Book, [2015]

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General Note:
Publication date from publisher website.
"First published in France as Mission à Haut-Brion, Pour qui sonne l'angélus, Cauchemar dans les Côtes-de-Nuit by Librairie Anthème Fayard 2004"--Title page verso.
"Two amateur sleuths gumshoe around French wine country, where money, deceit, jealousy, inheritance and greed are all the ingredients needed for crime. Master winemaker Benjamin Cooker and his sidekick Virgile Lanssien solve mysteries in vineyards with a dose of Epicurean enjoyment of fine food and beverage. Each story is a homage to wine and winemakers, as well as a mystery."--Page 4 of cover.
"The winemaker detective series"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Treachery in Bordeaux -- Grand cru heist -- Nightmare in Burgundy.
Summary, etc.:
Master vintner and amateur investigator, Benjamin Cooker, travels to vineyards around France where he encounters murder or theft in this collection of three stories.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Subject: Private investigators > France > Fiction.
Vintners > France > Fiction.
Wine and wine making > France > Fiction.
Wine tasting > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > France > Fiction.
Serial murderers > Fiction.
Sabotage > Fiction.
Theft > Fiction.
Bordeaux Region (Aquitaine, France) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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