Authors Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN
Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN
April 7-11, 2014
Nightmare In Burgundy
(translated by Sally PANE)
Genre: whodunit/cozy mystery
BISAC cat.: Mystery/Detective
e-release: March 18, 2014
The Winemaker Detective leaves his native Bordeaux to go to Burgundy for a dream wine-tasting trip to France’s other key wine-making region. Between Beaune, Dijon and Nuits-Saint-Georges, it turns into a troubling nightmare when he stumbles upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era. What do they mean? What dark secrets from the deep past are haunting the Clos de Vougeot? Does blood need to spill to sharpen people’s memory? [provided by the publisher]
Praise for this series
“I love good mysteries. I love good wine.
So imagine my joy at finding a great mystery about wine,
and winemaking, and the whole culture of that fascinating world.
And then I find it’s the first of a series.
I can see myself enjoying many a bottle of wine
while enjoying the adventures of Benjamin Cooker
in this terrific new series.”
— William Martin, New York Times bestselling author
of Back Bay and The Lincoln Letter
The series is being adapted to television in France
and is a huge success in France, Belgium and Switzerland.
Four episodes have currently been on the air.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Jean-Pierre Alaux is a magazine, radio and television journalist
when he is not writing novels in southwestern France.
He is a genuine wine and food lover and recently won the Antonin Carême prize for his cookbook La Truffe sur le Soufflé, which he wrote with the chef Alexis Pélissou.
He is the grandson of a winemaker and exhibits a real passion for wine and winemaking. For him, there is no greater common denominator than wine.
He gets a sparkle in his eye when he talks about the Winemaker Detective series, which he coauthors with Noël Balen.
Noël lives in Paris, where he shares his time between writing, making records, and lecturing on music.
He plays bass, is a music critic and has authored a number of books about musicians in addition to his novel and short-story writing.
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