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The coldest case [large print] / Martin Walker.

Summary:

"An anonymous skull, an unsolved murder, sinister rumors from the Cold War era of espionage--Bruno's investigation into a long-standing cold case finds him caught between an enigmatic winegrower and a menacing Communist organization from the past. After attending an exhibit on the facial reconstruction of ancient skulls, Bruno wonders if this technology might provide an invaluable clue to a thirty-year-old cold case. But learning the identity of the murder victim is only the beginning. The investigation quickly turns thorny and leads Bruno to a reclusive vintner, Henri Bazaine, whose education at a vocational school in a formerly Communist region has raised some eyebrows. An inquiry into the defunct school turns up shadowy reports of possible connections and funding from the Stasi, the repressive police agency of the former East Germany. The scrutiny on Henri intensifies once Bruno discovers that he was declared dead thirty years ago and has been living under an assumed name ever since. The strange case is further complicated as Parisian bureaucrats get involved, hinting that essential diplomatic relations might be at stake. And to make matters even worse, the Dordogne is suffering from an intense summer drought that is sparking fires across the region. But as always, Bruno will keep a cool head through it all--and, bien sûr, takes time to enjoy a sumptuous Périgordian meal!"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432896393
  • ISBN: 1432896393
  • Physical Description: 475 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2022.
Subject: Courrèges, Bruno (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) > France > Fiction.
Police > France > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Dordogne (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Large type books.

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) LP WALKER (Text) 39493109902017 Adult Large Print Fiction Checked out 12/12/2022
Jackson County Public Library LP WALKER (Text) 39493109402208 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -


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