When Francis Reboul asks Sam Levitt to take a job in Marseille it's impossible to resist, in this book by the author of A Year in Provence. The second book in Peter Mayle's crime novel series (following The Vintage Caper) has Sam representing Reboul, as competition over Marseille's valuable waterfront becomes more hotly disputed—and finding himself right in the middle, with intrigue and danger following closely behind.
"A breeze of a read—light and fun, and written with the ease and assurance of an expert."—Daily Mail
"This is a feel-good book for the summer, best savoured over a glass of vintage rosé."—Sunday Express
Mayle peppers the narrative with wry observations, often in the form of his trademark one-liners."—New York Times