Martin Walker is a prize-winning journalist and the author of several acclaimed works of non-fiction, including The Cold War: A History. He lives in the Dordogne and Washington, DC.
I've read a lot of mysteries in my day and you're up there at the top of my list alongside Michael Connelly, Georges Simenon and, most recently, Anthony Horowitz - Graydon Carter Dollops of the sybaritic good life in rural France are spiced up with a dash of international intrigue in this excellent Bruno, Chief of Police outing - Irish Independent, Pick of the Week Francophiles will relish the evocative descriptions of the Perigord region and its cuisine. Distinctive characters complement the intricate mystery. Readers new to this elegant series will feel right at home - Publishers Weekly * Starred review Martin Walker has caught the magic of the Dordogne ... and along the way imparts some useful knowledge, not just on matters culinary (invaluable) but also on quirks of French life - Shotsmag Rich in local colour, once again showing Walker's encyclopaedic knowledge of French food' - Sunday Times Consistently excellent ... I really want to know Bruno, to eat at his dinner table with his charming and entertaining guests ... I really want to be Bruno - BookPage * Starred review With Bruno around, all's right with the world - New York Times