Author: Martin Walker
Title: Fatal Pursuit (Bruno, Chief of Police Series)
Print Length: 320
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
A pair of murders, a romance and rivals in pursuit of a long-lost vintage car of unfathomable valueBruno, chief of police, is busy in another mystery set in the beautiful Dordogne At the annual fte in St. Denis, Brunos biggest worry is surviving as a last-minute replacement navigator in a car rally race. The contest and a classic-car parade are new to the festivities and draw a spate of outsiders with deep pockets, big-city egos and, in the case of a young Englishman, an intriguing story. Its the tale of a Bugatti Type 57C, lost somewhere in France during World War II. Among the most beautiful cars ever made, one of only four of its kindRalph Lauren owns oneit is worth millions and drives its pursuers mad with greed. In the midst of the festivities, a local scholar turns up dead and Bruno suspects unnatural causes. After a second death, there is mounting evidence that the events in St. Denis are linked to international crime. To make matters even more complicated, a family squabble over land brings to St. Denis a comely Parisienne who turns Brunos head. As usual, Brunos life offers its challengesbut there is always time for a good bottle and a home-cooked meal.From the Hardcover edition.