Peter Mayle is the author of 11 previous books, five of them fiction. He has received the Légion d’Honneur from the French government for his cultural contributions. Mayle has been living in Provence with his wife, Jennie, for 20 years.
Lovable rogue and sleuth extraordinaire Sam Levitt is back in another beguiling romp through the South of France. Will Sam survive this latest caper unscathed? Will he live to enjoy another bowl of bouillabaisse? All will be revealed --- with luck, savvy, and a lot of help from Sam’s friends --- in the novel’s climax.