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A Market Tale

(Book 7.5 in the Bruno, Chief of Police Investigation series)
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The eighth installment in the delightful, internationally acclaimed series featuring Chief of Police Bruno.

Between the seventeenth-century mairie and the stone bridge over the river that winds through town, the village of St. Denis hosts its weekly market, as well-stocked with local gossip as with fresh produce and pâtés. As summer blooms, the newest talk of the town is the rapport between Kati, a Swiss tourist, and Marcel, a popular stall owner whom Kati meets over his choice strawberries. None are happier than police chief Bruno to see Marcel, a young widower, interested in love again, but as his friend’s romance deepens, Bruno senses trouble in the form of Marcel’s meddlesome sister Nadette. Even as Kati begins to put down roots in St. Denis, vending her delicious baking in the market, it seems the overbearing Nadette will stop at nothing to make her feel unwelcome. When her schemes reach the limits of law, Bruno takes it upon himself to set things right.

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Genre: Mystery

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December 2014 : USA Kindle edition

Title: A Market Tale: A Bruno, Chief of Police Story of the French Countryside (Kindle Single) (Bruno, Chief of Police Series Book 8)
Author(s): Martin Walker
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon