August 2015 Book of the month giveaway

This month,
2 books to choose from
as a giveaway!

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to know more about each

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 Giveaway Tools will draw 2 winners on September 1st

Good luck!



Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen on Tour: Montmartre Mysteries

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Authors Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN

are featured for the 8th time on France Book Tours!
After Treachery in Bordeaux,
Grand Cru Heist,
Nightmare in Burgundy,
Deadly Tasting,
Cognac Conspiracies,
Mayhem in Margaux,
Flambé in Armagnac

meet again the famous wine maker detective with this 8th volume!

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Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN

on  Tour

September 3-33


Montmartre Mysteries

(cozy mystery)

 Release date: September 3, 2015
at Le French Book

146  pages

ISBN: 978-1939474476

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Wine expert Benjamin Cooker travels to the French capital, where his is called to help care for some vineyards in Montmartre, a neighborhood full of memories for him. He stops in on an old friend. Arthur Solacroup left the Foreign Legion to open a wine shop good enough to be in the Cooker Guide. But an attempted murder brings the past back into the present. But which past? The winemaker detective and his assistant Virgile want to know more, and their investigation leads them from the sands of Djibouti to the vineyards of Côte du Rhône. [provided by the publisher]

If you would LOVE to read
this cozy mystery
and are able to post your review/spotlight
on YOUR blog
on one of these days,
September 3-22
please fill in this quick form here below

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An episode in a long successful French mysteries series
that is a hit television series now in its fourth season
and attracting an audience of over 4 million.
The series is a huge success in France, Belgium and Switzerland.

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©David Nakache


Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen,
wine lover and music lover respectively,
came up with the idea for the Winemaker Detective series
while sharing a meal,
with a bottle of Château Gaudou 1996,
a red wine from Cahors
with smooth tannins and a balanced nose.



Translator Sally Pane studied French at State University of New York Oswego and the Sorbonne before receiving her Masters Degree in French Literature from the University of Colorado. She has translated several titles in this series.
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