Malicious mischief, family drama, and some serious bad guys make this adventure with the Bennett Sisters in France an edge-of-your-seat ride!
• Fantastic adventure in the French countryside! -- Jill
• If you want to fall in love with France, like food, love interesting characters, crave a good setting and a mystery on top of it all you have to read this book. If you haven’t read any of the Bennett Sisters series you can start here but you will miss out on a fabulous journey. -- Moosie
As Pascal struggles with his very first harvest as a French winemaker, Merle is back in the US with her sisters. But she can't wait to get back to what she now terms "home" -- France. Tristan and Merle's sister Stasia join them in the château but soon inexplicably disappear. The hunt for them, their perilous adventures, the unruly neighbors, family drama at home, courthouse suspense: it is enough to give Merle a panic attack. But she soldiers on... trying to keep hope alive and pick enough grapes to ensure a profitable harvest.
This novel follows on the events of Château des Corbeaux -- recommended but not required reading before this one!
tricky travels in France
The Bennett sisters are typically somehow usually a noisy ball of drama, one way or another
Francie suffers the painful end to her bedrest plagued pregnancy- complete with emergency procedure and some post partum issues that are not totally surprising given the stresses on her body of her unplanned midlife baby.
Stasia is seeing the end of her tenure at the magazine where she has worked for around twenty years. a difficult transition for the corporate lawyer. her reckless efforts at a French adventure with nephew Tristan in tow prove to be far more exciting than she anticipated, and not at all as she hopes.
The harvest proves to be more exciting than Pascal imagined, with interference from their neighbors causing chaos on many fronts.
Wine fraud, kidnapping and elicit drug us are all mixed up in the adventures of the Bennett sisters and their extended family
action and drama packed life, work and travel in France.
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