Martin Walker is a prize-winning journalist and the author of several acclaimed works of non-fiction, including The Cold War: A History. He lives in the Dordogne and Washington, DC.
If you're looking for some engaging entertainment as a beach
read or for a wet afternoon then you're unlikely to go far wrong *
The irresistible Bruno ... leaping up mountains and plunging into caves as he prevents various ingenious crimes and plots from upsetting the traditional way of life in St Denis * Literary Review *
A page turning thriller ... well crafted and enjoyable * Tribune *
Makes for pleasant holiday reading with its panoramic picture of life in all those Dordogne towns and hamlets * Shotsmag *
The book's darker edges are balanced out by a likeable main character and Walker's obvious love for and understanding of French country life is obvious in every page * Irish Examiner *
Walker's finest yet, a first-rate mystery * Entertainment Weekly *