Book ‘Bruno’s Challenge’ by Martin Walker

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And Other Stories of the French Countryside (Bruno, Chief of Police Series)
Martin Walker presents his first collection of stories featuring all the familiar characters from his Bruno novels and the glories of the Périgord region of France, with ample helpings of food and wine. After a prisoner breaks parole to see his son on Christmas, Bruno must track him down before he throws away his chance at eventual freedom. When a Senegalese man’s coffee sells superbly at the market, some café owners become incensed by the new competition and take matters into their own hands. As a Swiss tourist and a St. Denis native fall in love over the fruit-and-veggie stall, one of their family members takes drastic steps to break them up. A fledgling tour bus business is sabotaged...
Publisher: Knopf (March 15, 2022)  Pages: ‎256 pages  ISBN-10: 0593534220  ISBN-13: 978-0593534229  ASIN:‎ B097B297V6

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MARTIN WALKER, after a long career of working in international journalism and for think tanks, now gardens, cooks, explores vineyards, writes, travels, and has never been more busy. He divides his time between Washington, D.C., and the Dordogne.