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Bruno is the Chief of Police (in fact, the only police officer) in the small town of St. Denis, France.
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Bruno, Chief of Police
A Novel of the French Countryside
Martin Walker - Apr 06, 2010 (first published in 2008)
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Meet Benoît Courrèges, aka Bruno, a policeman in a small village in the South of France.  He’s a former soldier who has embraced the pleasures and slow rhythms of country life. He has a gun but never wears it; he has the power to arrest but never uses it.  But then the murder of an elderly North African who fought in the French army changes all tha...
Book 2
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The Dark Vineyard
A Novel of the French Countryside
Martin Walker - Jul 26, 2011 (first published in 2009)
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When a bevy of winemakers descend on Saint-Denis, competing for its land and spurring resentment among the villagers, the idyllic town—where Benoit “Bruno” Courreges is the town’s only policeman—finds itself the center of an intense drama, with suspicious fires at the agricultural research station that is working on genetically-modified crops.   Tw...
Book 3
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Black Diamond
Martin WALKER - Jan 01, 2010
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France's Perigord region is the home of the exquisite black truffle, and at 5000 Euros a kilo, it's a treasured local asset. When reports come in that this unique delicacy is being adulterated with a cheaper Chinese version, Chief of Police, Captain Bruno Courreges is asked to investigate the scam."...
Book 4
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The Crowded Grave
A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno Chief Of Police Book 4)
Martin Walker - Jul 10, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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Another delectable serving of mystery and the pleasures of the Dordogne from the newest master of suspense, Martin Walker. It’s spring in the idyllic village of St. Denis, and for Chief of Police Bruno Courrèges that means lamb stews, bottles of his beloved Pomerol, morning walks with his hound, Gigi—and a new string of regional crimes and internat...
Book 5
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The Devil's Cave
A Mystery of the French Countryside
Martin Walker - Apr 08, 2014
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Mystery, food, and wine in the French province of Dordogne—the latest offering from Martin Walker, featuring Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges.It’s spring in St. Denis. The village choir is preparing for its Easter concert, the wildflowers are blooming, and among the lazy whorls of the river a dead woman is found floating in a boat. It’s another case for Br...
Book 6
#6
The Resistance Man
A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno, Chief of Police Book 6)
Martin Walker - Feb 25, 2014 (first published in 2013)
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Bruno Courrèges—provincial French police chief extraordinaire—is back in another delectable tale of mystery and suspense that unfolds in the gastronomically ravishing Dordogne.A veteran of the Resistance dies, and among his possessions are documents that connect him to a notorious train robbery. A former British spymaster’s estate is burglarized, t...
Book 7
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Death Undercover
Bruno, Chief of Police 7
Martin Walker - Jan 01, 1731 (first published in 2014)
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Bruno, chef de police in the French town of St Denis, is already busy with a case when the body of an undercover French Muslim cop is found in the woods, a man who called Bruno for help only hours before.But Bruno’s sometime boss and rival, the Brigadier, doesn’t see this investigation as a priority – there are bigger issues at stake.Bruno has othe...
Book 8
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The Patriarch
A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno Chief of Police Book 8)
Martin Walker - Aug 11, 2015
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A beloved village, a renowned family, a suspicious death—it’s the latest adventure in the Dordogne for police chief Bruno. When Bruno is invited to the lavish birthday celebration of World War II flying ace and national icon Marco “the Patriarch” Desaix, it’s the fulfillment of a boyhood dream. But when the party ends in the death of Gilbert, Marco...
Book 9
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Fatal Pursuit
A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno Chief of Police Book 9)
Martin Walker - Jun 21, 2016
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A pair of murders, a romance and rivals in pursuit of a long-lost vintage car of unfathomable value—Bruno, chief of police, is busy in another mystery set in the beautiful Dordogne At the annual fête in St. Denis, Bruno’s biggest worry is surviving as a last-minute replacement navigator in a car rally race. The contest and a classic-car parade are ...
Book 10
#10
The Templars' Last Secret
A Bruno, Chief of Police novel (Bruno Chief of Police Book 10)
Martin Walker - Jun 13, 2017
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Bruno, the beloved chief of police of the idyllic French town of St. Denis in the Dordogne, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present.When a woman's body is found at the foot of a cliff near St. Denis, Bruno suspects a con...
Book 11
#11
A Taste for Vengeance
A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno, Chief of Police Series)
Martin Walker - Jun 25, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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When a British tourist fails to turn up for a luxurious cooking vacation in the idyllic village in the south of France that Bruno Courr�ges calls home, the chief of police is quickly on the case. Monika Felder is nowhere to be found, and her husband, a retired British general, is unreachable. Not long after Bruno discovers that Monika was traveling...
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