The Curse of La Fontaine: A Verlaque and Bonnet Mystery

By | June 23, 2019
The Curse of La Fontaine: A Verlaque and Bonnet Mystery Author M. L. Longworth
ISBN-10 0143110942
ISBN-13 9780143110941
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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In the latest captivating installment of M L Longworths acclaimed Verlaque Bonnet Mystery series the newlywed investigators contend with their most sinister challenge yet a centuries old curseChef Sigisbert BearValetshas just opened his own restaurant La Fontaine in Aix en Provence Its an immediate successglowing reviews and a loyal clientele including our favorite investigative duo Verlaque and Bonnet But when he decides to extend his restaurants seating into a historic courtyard some very powerful neighbors are against him The local historical society wants the courtyard which witnessed a seventeenth century hanging and two World War II era murders to remain untouched Valets charges on even after a skeleton is found buried next to the courtyards ancient fountain But when Valets begins receiving threatening letters he becomes convinced that his life is in danger And then the fountain inexplicably stops running By disturbing the garden has Bear triggered an age old curse And can newlyweds Verlaque and Bonnet solve the mystery before someone else ends up dead Set against the blossoming backdrop of the south of France M L Longworths latest is sure to thrill fans ofDonna Leon and Andrea Camilleri Beguiling Longworth evokes the pleasures of France in delicious detailgreat wine delicious meals and fine company Publishers Weekly

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