The Winemaker Detectives are back: Requiem in Yquem

Ironically, having to rush down to Bordeaux due to a family crisis has made me late taking part in the France Book Tours virtual tour for the latest in the Winemaker Detective series, in which Bordeaux has previously featured. Events were entirely beyond my control but here I am now, a little late and still… Continue reading The Winemaker Detectives are back: Requiem in Yquem

Words in the Dark: modern Italian fiction by Giulia Beyman

┬áI always enjoy discovering writers from other countries and so was delighted to come across Italian novelist Giuila Beyman whose┬ánovel Words in the Dark, the first in the Nora Cooper mystery series, has recently been translated into English. When Nora’s husband Joe, a soon-to-be-retired cop, is shot inexplicably during a bank raid when he’s not… Continue reading Words in the Dark: modern Italian fiction by Giulia Beyman