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Grand cru heist

Jean-Pierre Alaux

Grand cru heist

a winemaker detective novel

by Jean-Pierre Alaux

  • 378 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private investigators,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Wine and wine making,
  • Theft,
  • Vintners,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In this gourmet journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker"s world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-Émilion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and a very peculiar heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classé?

    Edition Notes

    First published in France in 2004 as Pour qui sonne l"angélus.

    StatementJean-Pierre Alaux & Noël Balen ; translated from French by Anne Trager
    SeriesThe winemaker detective series
    ContributionsBalen, Noël, 1959- author, Trager, Anne, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2661.L1884 P6813 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 pages
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27179936M
    ISBN 101939474043, 1939474124
    ISBN 109781939474049, 9781939474124
    OCLC/WorldCa1000124415, 881832727

    e-Book Nightmare In Burgundy, March Winemakers Detective Series 3 e-Book Grand Cru Heist, January Winemaker Detective #2 e-Book Treachery in Bordeaux, June Winemaker Detective Paperback (reprint).


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Grand Cru Heist (The Winemaker Detective Series Book 2) - Kindle edition by Alaux, Jean-Pierre, Balen, Noël, Trager, Anne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Grand Cru Heist (The Winemaker Detective Series Book 2)/5(53).

Grand Cru Heist by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen; translated by Anne Trager—published by Le French Book—ISBNs: (ebook)/ (trade paperback)/ (hardcover)—First published in French (Pour qui sonne l’Angélus, Librairie Arthème Fayard, Paris)—Direct-to-digital translation release: January Grand Cru Heist by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen is best summed up, I think, as a cozy mystery for men set in the ostentatiously wealthy world of winemakers and connoisseurs.

There is a definite feeling of Gentlemens Club in the novel with erudite discussions and witty wordplay amidst a haze of cigar smoke/5(47). You’ll have to read Grand Cru Heist to find out. I enjoyed it and look forward to reading more of this series.” ―Queen of All She Reads “When the real world is hectic with all that running around it is nice to escape into a holiday with vintage wines.” ―Valli's Book Den “There is /5(54).

After Treachery in Bordeaux, and Grand Cru Heist, our Winemaker Detective leaves his native Bordeaux to go to Burgundy for a dream wine tasting trip to France's other key wine-making n Beaune, Dijon and Nuits-Saint-Georges, it turns into a troubling nightmare when he stumbles upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era.

“Grand Cru Heist” (A Winemaker Detective Mystery Series) is my third read in the series, and has me looking forward to number four.

I love this series for its journeys through all regions of France, not to mention a great education in French wines and wine-region folklore.

Authors Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN are back on France Book Tours. After Treachery in Bordeaux, meet again the famous wine maker detective with this 2nd volume. * Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN on Tour Aprilwith their whodunit Grand Cru Heist (translated by Anne TRAGER) Website | Goodreads *** SYNOPSIS After Treachery in.

Get this from a library. Grand cru heist. [Jean-Pierre Alaux; Noël Balen; Anne Trager] -- In this gourmet journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire. Title: Grand Cru Heist - Winemaker Detective Mystery 2 Author: Jean-Pierre Alaux & Noel Balen Translated By: Anne Trager Published: Publisher: Le French Book Pages: Genre: Mystery, Thrillers & Suspense Sub Genre: International Mystery & Crime; Amateur Sleuths; Cozy Mystery ISBN: ASIN: B00I3KE99M Reviewer: DelAnne Reviewed For: NetGalley My Rating: /5(5).

Get this from a library. Grand Cru heist. [Jean-Pierre Alaux; Noël Balen; Anne Trager] -- Renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris.

He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass.

The front-page story in the newspaper France-Soir caught the winemaker's eye immediately: "Grand Cru Heist. A hundred bottles of the famous Angélus premier grand cru classé were stolen last night from the renowned cellar at the Place de la Madeleine in Paris.5/5(1).

Grand Cru Heist The Winemaker the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and very particular heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classé. Fiction Mystery Suspense Thriller. Publication Details Publisher: Le French Book Publication Date: Series: The Winemaker Detective.

Format Kindle Book. In time for beach-read season, we just released Grand Cru Heist in paperback. This second Winemaker Detective cozy offers talk of vintage wines, French landscape, sleuthing and just enough edge to appeal to any mystery reader.

Grand Cru Heist: Jean-Pierre Alaux, Noël Balen, Anne Trager: Books - 4/5(1). Filled with spectacular color photographs, Grand Cru is written as “a paean to the exhilaration and excitement that Burgundy is uniquely capable of generating.” Release Grand Cru Heist.

The book would be perfect for a book club to have a ‘wine’ night.” —Bless Your Hearts Mom “Do not read this book while hungry. Treachery in Bordeaux focused on the process of making the wine, Grand Cru Heist brings us into the act of savoring it."/5(18).

Noël Balen 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. Home Book Review: Grand Cru Heist by Jean-Pierre Alaux.

the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and very particular heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classé. Received in ebook format from Netgalley in exchange for a review.

This is the second in the series (I have yet to read the first), and. In another Epicurean journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. There a flamboyant British dandy, a spectacular blue-eyed blond, a zealous concierge and touchy local police disturb his.

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This story starts out with our renowned wine critic being bashed and robbed one night in Paris. Bad enough that the young, violent villains pinched his beloved Mercedes, but it contained his briefcase, which contained his tasting notes. Grand Cru Heist. In FACT I'm reading this title right now on the beach.

grandcru_cover__x Let's take a peek inside and see what this little gem is about: Renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker’s world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to. Authors Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN are featured for the 5th time on France Book Tours.

After Treachery in Bordeaux, Grand Cru Heist, Nightmare in Burgundy, Deadly Tasting, meet again the famous wine maker detective with this 5th volume.

*** Jean-Pierre ALAUX and Noël BALEN on Tour Februarywith Cognac Conspiracies (cozy wine. Grand Cru Heist navigates from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux. In between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-Émilion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two.

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There are others featured – friends, family and colleagues, that can flesh the books out and bring depth to the main characters. I look forward to reading on in the series – the second book is ‘Grand Cru Heist.” Lastly, I received a copy of this book from the publishers, via NetGalley, for review.

The Winemaker Detective Omnibus combines three books that were originally published separately; Treachery in Bordeaux, Grand Cru Heist and Nightmare in Burgundy. As these are the first three books in what is now a 20 book plus series in the original French, this little omnibus is a convenient way to start on this tasty little series about 4/5.

Grand Cru Heist (Pour qui sonne l'Angélus) By: Book 2 Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins Categories the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and very peculiar heist.

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The Grand Cru Heist ebook is now available for Kindle. The first in the series, Treachery in Bordeaux, is also available as an e-book, and both will be published as print books this summer.

Prints. Title: Grand Cru Heist (Winemaker Detective) Author(s): Jean-Pierre Alaux, Noel Balen ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Le French Book Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AU.

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