Bordeaux: The Bitter Finish : Vengeance in the Vineyard

  • by Janet Hubbard
  • Narrated by Caroline Shaffer
  • Series: Vengeance in the Vineyard
  • 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Thirty-year-old Max Maguire, detective with the New York Police Department, finds herself in France again when she is sent as a bodyguard for one of America's most famous wine critics, who is traveling to Bordeaux to taste some of the most expensive wines in the world. In the tragic circumstances that follow, Max is once again paired with French examining magistrate Olivier Chaumont, with whom she had had a fling the year before while solving a case in Champagne.
In the bicultural duo's pursuit of a murderer on the loose, they run headlong into a counterfeiting operation. Their investigation sends them to marvelous chateaux in France as well as posh apartments, wine clubs, and auction houses in the United States as they desperately try to prevent more violence.
Max and Olivier sip fine wines and dine in fabulous restaurants as they interrogate French and American suspects, most of whom are wealthy and influential. As they investigate, it is still unclear whether Max will at last unite with her French family or whether she and Olivier will again heat up the night. And considering their cultural and personality differences, will they be able to solve the crime without wanting to kill each other?
Hubbard has created another spine-tingling murder mystery that also offers adventure, travel, romance, and gastronomic delights.

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A sweet finish

This is a very good mystery with a touch of romance. Max Maguire is smart, attractive and a rash. However, her courageousness is both a flaw and an assest. Max and Olivier make a great team. Brava!!!
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- Beatrice

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-01-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.