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Maggie Newberry reluctantly tries on the expatriate life with her boyfriend Laurent in a small village in Provence. The beautiful and ancient mas that she and Laurent move into has a terrible and bloody history which is brought dramatically into the present by the murder of one of their friends. When a surprise clue indicates they may be connected, Maggie is determined to solve both the 1945 murder and the new one. Murder a la Carte is a mystery that takes you through Provence and into the darkest channels of the human mind.

©2011 Susan Kiernan-Lewis (P)2015 Susan Kiernan-Lewis

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  • Doug
  • 24-04-2020

main character painfully immature

the main character was immature, repetative and self centered, ruined what could have been an enjoyable story

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  • Stephanie B.
  • 03-02-2020

Murder a la Carte?

At the end the plot gelled nicely, but it took sooo long to get there. The “French” accents were annoying because the varied from inaudible to weird having no resemblance to a French speaker at all. The characters were whiney, contrived, and very unsympathetic. The food sounded wonderful. The amount of alcohol consumed would have everyone terribly ill and nonfunctional. The setting was wonderful. Who can resist a vineyard in Provence? But the author made a mockery of winemaking. Harvesting grapes and having drinkable wine two weeks later is a real stretch of reality. This series is off my menu. This book was a waste of time.

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  • Pamela Reader
  • 22-06-2018

Murder mystery story

Great for a long drive / want to learn French now. Love mysteries that we can’t figure out fast.

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  • Audrey ONeil
  • 03-04-2016

Great Listen !!!!

what a great mystery - never saw it coming ! This is a great Listen

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  • 26-04-2020

Took me to France during Lockdown

Having actually already read this several years previously, it was delightful to listen to, and very descriptively carried me away to Provence, to all deliciousness seasoned with a mystery, scandal and charm, an intelligent and interesting visit away from my own four walls during the lockdown.

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