'This is a grabbing read and wonderful for foodies as readers can enjoy a meander through the back roads of the Dordogne and into Bruno's kitchen for navarin d'agneau made with love and washed down with his '03 Pomerol' Connexion.
'Intriguing well written crime novel that keeps the reader guessing though to the final pages ... a good read and one of the most enjoyable books I have read in a long time' Female First.
'The Courrèges books may be billed as crime fiction, but they also offer an entertaining insight into French village life, with a particular emphasis on the food and wine of the area' France Magazine.
'I read this in two evenings, and there's an added bonus; Bruno cooks a couple of dishes and full recipes are supplied' Poitou-Charentes Journal.
'One of the charms of the series is the detailed procession of French country cuisine ... another if the character of Bruno himself - humane, sensible, honest and a very good cook ... a satisfyingly intriguing, wish-you-were-there read with lashings of gastroporn' Guardian.
The book has a wonderful sense of place, bringing the region and its people vividly to life' Reviewing the Evidence.
''Fans of Bruno Courreges will be delighted to see this latest book in the series ... It's an exciting tale in a French setting with lots of great detail about French life and culture' Destination France magazine.