"'O'Brien's evocation of the hot vibrant and seedy French port in which everyone seems to be a cop or a criminal, and sometimes both, is as masterly as Ian Rankin's depiction of Edinburgh' Daily Mail 'Well drawn, strongly flavoured setting in Marseilles... with grisly forensics offering vital clues as to the nature of the crime while skillfully concealing the whodunit... Rich, spicy and served up with unmistakeable relish' Literary Review"From the Publisher:
In a sensual region of France, a crime detective like no other...
Chief Inspector Daniel Jacquot of the Cavaillon Regional Crime Squad is called to an artist's retreat in Provence, a luxury hill-top hotel where a young woman, it seems, has been murdered. There are bloodstains, but no body. The mystery deepens as Jacquot begins his investigation. Among the guests are those who have both means and motive, with personal secrets, hidden agendas and their own dangerous liaisons to conceal. Some of these people are very powerful indeed, and none of them take kindly to Jacquot's probing questions. Looming over them all is a celebrated and reclusive artist whose masterworks are priceless, a monster who torments all those who seek to bask in his glory. When a summer storm isolates the hotel, and not one but two bodies are found, passions start to run high...
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