Mayhem in Margaux

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Le French Book (NY)
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5.0 X 0.4 X 7.9 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author

Jean-Pierre Alaux is a magazine, radio and tele- vision journalist when he is not writing novels in southwestern France. He is a genuine wine and food lover, and won the Antonin Careme prize for his cookbook La Truffe sur le Souffle, which he wrote with the chef Alexis Pelissou."


"Will whet the appetite of fans of both Iron Chef and Murder, She Wrote." --Booklist on Treachery in Bordeaux
"Fun and intriguing read." --Book Nerd on Deadly Tasting
"Love it! Another success for the Winemaker Detective." --MarshallsLion
"Wine lovers and mystery lovers alike will enjoy this entertaining series, in which crime is a pretext for Epicurean moments in prestigious and renowned landscaped. Mayhem in Margaux takes readers on a tour of Médoc and its famous wine estates in the company of Benjamin, Virgile and Benjamin's daughter, Margaux. It offers very pleasant reading and a lot of information about winemaking." --Soleil vert
"Alaux and Balen have invented 'criminoelogy' in this mix of detective stories and testimonials of a love for and knowledge about wine. Wine is the basis of each story, and the vineyards are much more than setting. The stories revolve around ambition, rivalries, resentment, passion, and backstabbing, along with aromas, tasting notes, and wine history--a captivating blend of investigation and discovering wine country."
"Travel to France and join Benjamin Cooker, her wife and daughter, their friends and his able assistant as they relish sought after wines and delectable food that will have you calling your travel agent as soon as you finish this delicious page turner." --5-star reader review