Bruno, Chief of Police Series, Book 9eBook - 2016
A pair of murders, a romance and rivals in pursuit of a long-lost vintage car of unfathomable value&́#x80;Bruno, chief of police, is busy in another mystery set in the beautiful Dordogne At the annual f♭ʼte in St. Denis, Bruno's biggest worry is surviving as a last-minute replacement navigator in a car rally race. The contest and a classic-car parade are new to the festivities and draw a spate of outsiders with deep pockets, big-city egos and, in the case of a young Englishman, an intriguing story. It's the tale of a Bugatti Type 57C, lost somewhere in France during World War II. Among the most beautiful cars ever made, one of only four of its kind&́#x80;Ralph Lauren owns one&́#x80;it is worth millions and drives its pursuers mad with greed. In the midst of the festivities, a local scholar turns up dead and Bruno suspects unnatural causes. After a second death, there is mounting evidence that the events in St. Denis are linked to international crime. To make matters even more complicated, a family squabble over land brings to St. Denis a comely Parisienne who turns Bruno's head. As usual, Bruno's life offers its challenges&́#x80;but there is always time for a good bottle and a home-cooked meal.From the Hardcover edition.
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