Death of A Wine Merchant

Death of A Wine Merchant

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Random House, Inc.
The scion of the Colvilles, who are wealthy wine merchants, is about to marry the daughter of the even grander Nash family. Immediately after the nuptials, the bridegroom’s uncle Cosmo is found clutching a gun, having apparently killed his own brother. He refuses to give any explanation, even to his solicitor, who retains Lord Francis Powerscourt to investigate.

Baker & Taylor
Powerscourt investigates a murder at a Fenland society wedding, and his research takes him to the heart of the burgundy wine trade in France, where he discovers professional malpractice and bitter trade rivalry.

Perseus Publishing
The ninth Lord Francis Powerscourt mystery investigates murder at a high-society wedding.

Praise for the Lord Francis Powerscourt series:

“Fine prose, high society, and [a] complex plot recommend this series.”—Library Journal

“Rich in historical detail. . . . Lovers of British historical mysteries will enjoy Powerscourt’s latest adventure.”—Booklist

“Both erudite and elegant.”—Mystery Scene

The scion of the Colvilles, who are wealthy wine merchants, is about to marry the daughter of the even grander Nash family. Immediately after the nuptials, the bridegroom’s uncle Cosmo is found clutching a gun, having apparently killed his own brother. He refuses to give any explanation, even to his solicitor, who retains Lord Francis Powerscourt to investigate.



Publisher: New York, NY : SOHO Constable, c2010
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781569476222
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY DIC
Characteristics: 329 p. ;,23 cm.

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