The Granite Coast Murders Summary and Reviews

The Granite Coast Murders

Brittany Mystery Series #6

by Jean-Luc Bannalec

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The Granite Coast Murders by Jean-Luc Bannalec
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  • Published in USA  May 2021
    304 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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In the sixth installment of Jean-Luc Bannalec's bestselling mystery series, Commissaire Dupin returns to investigate a murder at a gorgeous Brittany beach resort.

Inspector Dupin and Claire are on a two-week vacation, but while Claire seems to enjoy the quiet of the beach, Commissaire Dupin takes every opportunity to leave the beach towel. The fabulous dinners on the hotel patio and the rumors about a stolen statue of a saint are the few interesting moments of his days on vacation. But then a tourist vanishes without trace and there's an attack on a deputy to the local assembly, who is involved in confrontations with local farmers. Shortly after that, the Britanny beach resort is shocked by the discovery of a corpse.

Dupin clandestinely begins to investigate with the help of the local villagers, something he must keep a secret from Claire and his colleagues in Concarneau. Between bewitched valleys and beautiful beaches, an unfathomable case develops.

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"Unsolved crimes and a restless policeman turn out to be excellent holiday companions in Brittany...Between the food, the scenery, and the felonies, what's not to like?" - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"[C]harming...Series fans will enjoy seeing Dupin's relationship with Claire deepen. Armchair travelers and gourmands alike will appreciate visiting this region of Brittany." - Publishers Weekly

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Jean-Luc Bannalec Author Biography

Jean-Luc Bannalec is a pseudonym. The author divides his time between Germany and coastal Brittany, France. Death in Brittany, the first case for Commissaire Dupin, was published in German in March 2012 and sold 600,000 copies, spending many months on the bestseller list. It has been sold into 14 countries.

Name Pronunciation
Jean-Luc Bannalec: zhaw-LOOHK ban-a-LEK. Nasal vowel sound in "Jean."

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