Mörderischer Mistral (DOWNLOAD)
Investigate in the wrong areas but they are eager to find the killer and not pin it on the most convenient suspect As Blanc and Tonon traverse the streets of Provence a co worker skillfully searches Internet providing them with additional ammunition Now Blanc will have to prove to
the local uge instruction the local magistrate that he suspects a connection between the two deathsRademacher s local uge d instruction the local magistrate that he suspects a connection between the two deathsRademacher s procedural is an intriguing story of teamwork by an untested group of gendarmes The mystery itself is fascinating as is Blanc Add the atmosphere the food the scents of Provence set during summer when the mistral winds blow Murderous Mistral is an enjoyable complicated story This is the first volume in the Roger Blanc series I have ALREADY READ THE FOURTH VOLUME AND read the fourth volume and now decided to read this series from the beginningOn the one hand you get to know all the important people who belong to this series On the other hand it shows why Capitaine Blanc was transferred to Provence and how he learns to gain a foothold and make friendsA troublemaker is found burned on the garbage dump Blanc and his team will soon find out that various regional personalities have something to hide But who among them is actually the bad guy More murders have to be solved before they find himIt was a cozy mystery and I will read the other books in this series as well Fairly disappointing I d prefer a book set in Provence to give me a bit of the ambiance of that storied part of the world Instead the French countryside is merely a locale in which to place what is basically a police procedural largely consisting of a he went here did this he went there did that linea. R Fall Von der Frau verlasse. R narrative As well like Martin Walker s Bruno Chief of Police series the denouement devolves into a mad chaseshoot em up that would be at home a cowboy Police the denouement devolves into a mad chaseshoot em up that would be at home in a cowboy None of the characters are very attractive either so the sum total is rather less than satisfying Great read Slick and understated Capitaine Roger Blanc is the ideal obsessive investigator formerly with the Parisian anti corruption unit Perhaps a bit too obsessive as after a successful case against personages in high places he finds himself reallocated to Sainte Fran oise la Vall e a hamlet in Provence 500 miles south of ParisAt the same time his marriage collapses Blanc is forced into making a fresh start Fortunately he owns a 200 year old dilapidated house that he d virtually forgotten he d inherited and had for some unknown reason kept on paying the taxesHis welcoming investigation was that of the body of a man deliberately torched By all accounts Mor as had been a very nasty person a belligerent bully who terrorized his neighbours and anyone else who crossed his path a thief and murderer A man no one mourned when he met his grisly ending Blanc can t help but sniff out corruption can t help wanting to find the real culprit of Mor as murder not ust the convenient person his upright regulation ridden Commandant wants to "hang the murder onBlanc s partners in his new position are nicely underplayed and as the story progresses "the murder onBlanc s partners in his new position are nicely underplayed and as the story progresses see them develop fully ust as Blanc doesThe translation from German to English by Peter Millar has the story flowing without a language hitchThis is the first in the series I look forward to future developments in the life of Roger BlancA NetGalley ARC. N und in die Provinz versetz.