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It s summer in Bordeaux There s a heat wave, the vineyards are suffering, vintners are on edge, and wine expert Benjamin Cooker s daughter is visiting A tragic car accident draws the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile into a case where the stakes are very personal, and they uncover some dirty secrets hiding behind the robe of some of Bordeaux s finest grand crIt s summer in Bordeaux There s a heat wave, the vineyards are suffering, vintners are on edge, and wine expert Benjamin Cooker s daughter is visiting A tragic car accident draws the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile into a case where the stakes are very personal, and they uncover some dirty secrets hiding behind the robe of some of Bordeaux s finest grand cru classe wines from Margaux.


  • Title: Mayhem in Margaux
  • Author: Jean-Pierre Alaux Noël Balen Sally Pane
  • ISBN: 9781939474384
  • Page: 263
  • Format: Paperback

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  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede

    It's a hot summer in Bordeaux and the vineyards are suffering because of the lack of rain. Vine expert Benjamin Cooker's daughter Margaux is visiting and one night she and Antoine Rinetti, a guy she just met that works in a vineyard, is involved in a car accident. But the police soon discover that it was not an accident and Benjamin Cooker and his assistant Virgile begin to snoop around to find why someone would sabotage Rinetti's car.This is the second book I have read in the "A Winemaker Detec [...]


  • Melinda

    Having an intimate glimpse into the Cooker clan was wonderful. Peeling the many layers of Benjamin Cooker has been an adventure with every book, but seeing his tender fatherly side in this particular installment was a sweet surprise. A fabulous portrait of a family filled with love, Elizabeth and Margaux come to life as we finally become personable with both as opposed to snippets as in previous narratives. Cooker’s edges soften as we discover the family dynamics up close and personal.Alaux an [...]


  • Chris

    Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. This installment finds everyone’s favorite wine taster, Benjamin facing a family crisis. It’s a cozy mystery, so one can pretty much figure out how that ends before even opening the book. However, the charm of this series rests not on the mystery but on the Cooker family and the scenery where the series takes place. This series is something that you enjoy not because it is on the level of Ruth Rendell, but because it is a pleasant hour that concerns wine and fo [...]


  • Susan Johnston

    I look forward to each of these books. I learn something new about wines every time and I am entertained by characters with whom I like to spend time. In this outing, we meet Margaux, Benjamin Cooker's daughter. She is another great character to add to the mix but her life is almost extinguished because she gets in the car of the wrong person.When the car crashes and it is determined that it was not accidental, Benjamin is drawn into discovering who sabotaged the vehicle and why. It is intensely [...]


  • Wayne McCoy

    'Mayhem in Margaux' is book six in the Winemaker Detective series. There is a bit less sleuthing this time around, but I still found it an enjoyable read.It's summer in Bordeaux and a heatwave is threatening the vineyards. Benjamin Cooker is on a holiday and wants to assess the vines. He also has his daughter visiting for a vacation. When she is involved in an accident, it becomes a personal case for Cooker and his young assistan Virgile. Between rivalries and bad feelings, it's hard to know wha [...]


  • Nicola Mansfield

    Another fine entry in the Benjamin Cooker series! I'm in love with these characters and this sixth book is a real family affair. I started with book 2 so from that point on, this is the first time that Cooker's wife plays a role throughout the entire book, it's the first time the much mentioned but never seen office manager actually has a scene but the best part is when Virgile and Margaux finally meet. Cooker is always so playful about Virgile's stereotypical French lover playboy lifestyle, tha [...]


  • Zeb Kantrowitz

    The area around Bordeaux is suffering from an extended heat wave that threatens to ruin the current years grape harvest. Though some turbulent years produce great wines, most vintners are worried about losing their vines. During his visits to the different vineyards, his visiting daughter (whose name in Margaux) gets involved with the manager of a chateau recently bought by a Swiss bank.When his daughter and the manager crash his Porche, the police find that the brake lines had been cut. When th [...]


  • A Holland Reads

    Do you like wine? Do you like mysteries? If so then I say you should give this series a shot. This was another exciting installment in the Wine Detective series. From the first page I feel as if I am transported straight to France and am right in the midst of this mystery. You will go on a journey of Merdoc and its wine estates while trying to solve this murder mystery. I like how this mystery has wine and food has a part in the story. After reading this book I want to go to France even more. I [...]


  • Bill

    When Benjamin Cooker’s daughter, Margaux, takes time from her job in New York to return home to France to visit her dad, wine expert, Benjamin Cooker and her mom, and is in a near fatal car accident that kills the driver, her suave date, her dad begins to track down the cause of the accident and discovers it was no accident at all.With his handsome assistant, Virgile, they begin to unravel the complicated web that nearly killed Margaux, as they endure one of the worst heat waves checking viney [...]


  • Clare O'Beara

    The winemakers feel a personal stress when the daughter of Benjamin Cooker is injured in a car accident. Possibly the car was tampered with - was young Margaux, a business student, the intended victim, or the young man who was driving? Cooker and his assistant Virgile drop everything to protect the family. We see this against the backdrop of a hot dry summer, with wine harvests suffering and other issues such as metal screw caps instead of corks being debated. Modern methods are not always welco [...]


  • Donna Maguire

    I really enjoyed this book, its a lovely cosy mystery and it did keep me guessing to the end as to whodunnit and why. The book flows very well and the descriptions of the scenery, food and wine make you feel like you are there. Really nice way to pass a couple of hours. I received a copy of this book from the publishers in exchange for my honest review.


  • KyBunnies

    Review to come


  • DelAnne Frazee

    Title: Mayhem in Margaux Winemaker Detective Mystery 6 Author: Jean-Pierre Alauz & Noel Balen Translated By: Sally Pane Published: 5-14-15 Publisher: Le French Book Pages: 164 Genre: Mystery, Thrillers & Suspense Sub Genre: International Crime; Amateur Sleuths ISBN: 9781939474384 ASIN: B00VITWYE2 Reviewer: DelAnne Reviewed For: NetGalley My Rating: 4 1/2 Stars . Benjamin and his wife Elisabeth have planned a holiday in Margaux, France where hehopes to inspect th [...]


  • Erin Al-Mehairi

    Mayhem in Margaux, by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen, is another great episode from the television series airing in France, and in the line of novels based on the shows, featuring the winemaker detective Ben Cooker, his sidekick Virgile, and other members of his friends and family. I've not seen the episode of course, but I just read the book.In this novel, which is number six, it's even more personal for Ben. The book takes right off with the mystery without much delay other than for setting [...]


  • Sorcha

    Published by Le French Book. I received an ebook off Netgalley in exchange for a review. This is number 6 in The Winemaker Detective series, and it's working out to be a long hot summer. Benjamin is on edge, his daughter is over from the US, and has started hanging around with Antoine Rinetti, the new estate manager for Château Gayroud-Valrose. After Margaux and Rinetti are injured in a car crash - the latter fatally - further digging by Benjamin and Inspector Barbaroux shows that Rinetti was a [...]


  • Marina

    *Copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. *France, wine and summer. A perfect recipe for pure joy! And when you add mystery to it! It is an absolute divine! Let me introduce you with the plot. The main character is Benjamin Cooker, a famous winemaker in Margaux, France. His lovely daughter, Margaux, who is a student, visits him for the summer. She is a lovely and beautiful young woman, and men are interested in her, especially Antoine Rinetti, the new manager of Gayraud-Valro [...]


  • Bestselling Thrillers

    Mayhem in Margaux – Jean-Pierre Alaux & Noel Balen 3 StarsA murderous summer in MargauxBenjamin Cooker and his assistant, Virgile Lanssien are trying their best to cope with an unseasonably hot and dry summer. All the vineyards are suffering and everyone is afraid that the grapes will not reach their full potential, causing the wines for the season to not be prize winners.Margaux, Benjamin and Elizabeth Cooker’s daughter has just arrived from New York for her annual summer holiday. The C [...]


  • Lara

    This episode in Benjamin's life takes place during a hot August when his grown daughter has come to visit from New York. We get to spend more time with Benjamin as he deals with missing his daughter, concerns for her safety, and discomfort with the idea of her dating. The father-daughter relationship is sweet to read, and his daughter, Margaux, is a lovely person with a strong character.The crime behind this story is one that Benjamin has a personal interest in. There are some awkward moments be [...]


  • Vicki

    Another winner in The Winemaker Detective series, Mayhem in Margaux finds wine expert Benjamin Cooker, together with his young assistant Virgile, in the midst of a hot Bordeaux summer that could prove to be a crisis to the area winemakers. But in the midst of the heat-related angst of the area vintners, the Cookers find relief in the visit of their beloved daughter.Happiness is short lived though, as daughter Margaux is seriously injured in a car accident that proves to be mysterious in origin.I [...]


  • Mave

    I enjoyed this book, it was a fun and enjoyable walk through the French vineyards!The protagonist of this book is the family of Benjamin and its adventures, its vineyards and a little mystery to solve.Margaux, the daughter of Benjamin, lives and works in New York and has returned home in Bordeaux for a short vacation. She is involved in a terrible car accident with a boy she had met recently and Benjamin will soon discover that it wasn't an accident: someone cut the threads of the brakes. Togeth [...]


  • A Reader's Heaven

    (I received a free copy of this book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review.)It’s summer in Bordeaux. There’s a heat wave, the vineyards are suffering, vintners are on edge, and wine expert Benjamin Cooker’s daughter is visiting. A tragic car accident draws the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile into a case where the stakes are very personal, and they uncover some dirty secrets hiding behind some of Bordeaux’s finest grand cru classé wines from Margaux.Mystery, food [...]


  • pdarnold

    I received this book from Netgalley for my review.A very nice change. Benjamin's family plays center stage within this round of mystery. Lovely to see his interaction with wife and daughter, even his stroke of jealousy over the gravitational pull between Margaux and Virgile. While the family heads to the coastal resort to escape the unbearable heat, Benjamin becomes involved with area growers concerning the effects of the drought upon the vineyards. A suspicious car accident has personal impact [...]


  • Dawn Thomas

    The summer is so hot and it appears to be a bad year for grapes. The heat is affecting people as well. Benjamin and his wife, Elisabeth, have rented a villa for a vacation. The night before they are supposed to leave, their daughter, Margaux was a passenger in a serious car accident. When there is evidence someone may have tampered with, Benjamin begins his own investigation.Benjamin breaks Margaux out of the hospital so she can recuperate with them while they are vacationing. During her stay th [...]


  • Eileen Hall

    Margaux, Benjamin Cooker's student daughter on holiday from college is a passenger in a car that is involved in an horrendous crash.The subsequent police investigation finds that the brakes were tampered with.There is a suspicion that Benjamin has made enemies through his work as wine critic and insurance investigator and someone is responsible for that crash.It's nice to see Benjamin's family taking centre stage and the mixed feelngs he has when Virgile and Margaux get together!So begins anothe [...]


  • Paul Franco

    Sixth in a series of murder mysteries featuring a wine expert in France, but first I’ve read. Hard for me to figure out all the characters, but not nearly as hard as others where I haven’t started at the beginning. For instance, the main character is incredibly protective of his daughter, partly because of what occurs in this book, but I suspect stuff has happened in previous entries that leads to this quirk. As one would expect, there’s a lot of wine talk, which I gleefully let go over my [...]


  • Heidi Gonzalez

    This book made me wish I could drink wine, unfortunately a sulfite allergy destroys that ability. So with little to no knowledge of wine but feeling mighty thirsty at the end of the book I learned a lot (like the merits of a traditional cork over a screw top in wine bottles!) and had a lot of fun with this book. This cozy mystery intertwined around the wines and vines of France's Wine Country is quick, entertaining read. There isn't the graphic sex and violence accompanying many mystery/thriller [...]


  • Susan

    It is a hot summer in Bordeaux and no rain. The vineyards are suffering. Benjamin's daughter, Margaux, is coming to visit from the United States. A car accident occurs that causes Benjamin and his assistant Virgile to investigate as the car has been sabotaged. The novel is a mystery with secrets that are discovered. It is a great read. I could see myself sitting in my backyard with a glass of wine to drink while reading this! Disclaimer: I received an arc of this book free from the author/publis [...]


  • Susan Angela Wallace

    I received this as an arc from netgally in exchange for an honest review. It's summer in bordeaux,. There's a heatwave, the vineyards are suffering, vinpers are on edge, and wine expert Benjamin Cooker's daughter is visiting. A tragic car accident draws the winemakers detective and his assistant Virgile into a case where the stakes are very personal. Wow. Absolutely fantastic read. CNPID. I loved the story and the characters. I loved Benjamin and Margaux. They were my favourite characters. Lots [...]


  • Thomas

    I enjoyed reading this book. It was a fast, easy read--2 days. It is only about 140 pages, although my kindle edition did not have pages. Wine expert Benjamin Cooker's daughter is nearly killed in a car accident. His friend Police Inspector Barbaroux tells him that the car was sabotaged and Cooker decides to investigate He does discover who caused the accident. There is a fair amount of discussion of various French wines, which might prove boring for some. I give it 4 stars out of 5. I received [...]


  • Jay Williams

    Another great wine inspector tale. This time Benjamin's daughter Margaux is a major player, and she even does some flirting with Virgile that causes consternation. The characters are well-developed, the plot is deliciously twisted, and once again the only problem is the story flies by so quickly, and you really want to spend more time with these people. The book is interesting and educational, well worth reading.


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