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The Crowded Grave

The Crowded Grave

Spanish separatists, angry activists and a mystery corpse: Bruno, chief of police has has his work cut out in the fourth in this internationally bestselling series.

Life in the South of France isn’t full of the charming peace that you might imagine. In St Denis a summit in a local château is threatened by Basque separatists, animal rights campaigners are causing havoc and it’s about to get worse.

A local archaeological team unearths a well-preserved skeleton. Yet it’s a lot more recent than they’d hoped – boasting a Swatch on its wrist and a bullet-hole in its skull.

Meanwhile, an influx of visitors makes Saint Denis unusually crowded, and the key to the body appears to lie with one of these outsiders. Bruno must think fast and keep his wits about him in order to work out how these events are connected. Especially if the answer lies a little closer to home.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 15th June 2017

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781849163231

Reviews

Walker is brilliant at capturing the murderous charms of rural France ... the setting is undeniably delicious
Mirror
A satisfyingly intriguing, wish-you-were-there read
Guardian
Enchanting country mysteries [that] embody the sublime physical beauty and intractable political problems of the Dordogne
New York Times
Walker hits the sweet spot of balancing humor and drama, and his food descriptions will leave readers fantasizing about dining in the Perigord
Publishers Weekly
It's difficult not to be charmed by journalist Walker's series
Kirkus Reviews