The Bordeaux Betrayal Lib/E

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Blackstone Publishing
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7.1 X 1.6 X 6.2 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author
Ellen Crosby is the author of Multiple Exposure, the first book in a series featuring photojournalist Sophie Medina. She has also written six books in the Virginia wine country mystery series. A former freelance reporter for The Washington Post, Moscow correspondent for ABC Radio News, and an economist at the US Senate, Crosby lives in Virginia with her family. Learn more about her at
Christine Marshall is an actress, director, and designer who makes her home in Maine. She has performed in theaters as far flung as San Francisco, Santa Fe, and Detroit, in roles ranging from Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire to Nancy Spungeon in A Sid and Nancy X-Mas. She is a member of the Mad Horse Theatre Company and the Maine State Ballet, works on many independent Maine theater projects and films, and appears regularly on local commercial television. As a narrator, she recently won her first Earphones Award from AudioFile magazine for her work on Dancer. As a child, she watched her mother record audiobooks and is proud to follow her in this work. She lives with her husband Michael.

Red wine and murder pair up nicely.

-- "Chicago Tribune"

During an oenophilic supper at Mount Vernon, glamorous guest lecturer Valerie Beauvais hints there's something suspect about the prize bottle-a Bordeaux Thomas Jefferson supposedly bought for George Washington in 1790-to be auctioned at the upcoming charity fund-raiser Lucie will be hosting. But before the wine scholar can make it to Montgomery Estate Vineyard for a personal inspection, she's the victim of a fatal accident. Or is it murder? Turning detective, Lucie quickly finds plenty of bad blood...action canters along briskly, infused with plenty of local color and wine lore.

-- "Publishers Weekly"

Vintner Lucie Montgomery is getting ready for the harvest at her vineyard near Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. When she attends a lecture at Mount Vernon, she learns about the wines that Thomas Jefferson discovered in France and brought to George Washington. The lecturer later turns up dead, and Lucie suspects that the murder is related to the authenticity of a bottle of Chateau Margaux supposedly purchased for Washington that will be auctioned at a charity fundraiser...This will have broad appeal for its wine lore and historical detail and has enough action to keep the pages turning fast.

-- "Booklist"