The Marseille Caper

The Marseille Caper


By (author) Peter Mayle

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  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 216mm x 21mm | 298g
  • Publication date: 8 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1849163561
  • ISBN 13: 9781849163569
  • Edition statement: UK airports ed
  • Sales rank: 249,179

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Sam's last adventure sent him to France in search of a missing wine collection, but he thought it'd be a while before he was back, especially with the charms of the fiery Elena Morales to keep him settled in Los Angeles. But when the immensely wealthy Francis Reboul, the recent victim of Sam's own counter-heist, asks him to take a job in Marseille, it's impossible for Sam and Elena to resist. The lure of further excitement and the pleasures of the region beckon them back to France. Quelle joie! Yet as competition over Marseille's valuable waterfront grows more hotly disputed, Sam, representing Reboul, finds himself right in the middle, with intrigue and danger following closely behind.

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Author information

Peter Mayle is the author of twelve previous books, five of them novels. He has received the Legion d'Honneur from the French government for his cultural contributions. He has been living in Provence with his wife, Jennie, for twenty years.

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'the perfect fantasy read if you're planning a trip to the South of France, or a rose-tinted souvenir if you've already been here' Marseille - Provence. 'As light and airy as a French souffle ... a thoroughly enjoyable romp that happily doubles as a tourist guide to the best bars, restaurants and Bouillabaisse in Provence' Irish Independent. 'With appealing characters and a breezy plot, Mayle's seductive digressions into the sensory delights of Marseille will please his fans and new readers' France magazine. 'You won't be disappointed' French Property News. 'written beautifully by a master of his subject. Very enjoyable!' Destination France. 'A real page-turner' Daily Express.