The Viognier Vendetta by Ellen Crosby audiobook

The Viognier Vendetta

By Ellen Crosby
Read by Christine Marshall

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Wine Country Mysteries: Book 5

9.41 Hours Unabridged
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When Lucie Montgomery visits Washington, DC, she doesn't expect that her reunion with old friend Rebecca Natale is a setup. But Rebecca disappears into thin air after running an errand for her boss, billionaire philanthropist and investment guru Sir Thomas Asher. Also missing: an antique silver wine cooler looted by British soldiers before they burned the White House during the War of 1812. The next morning Lucie identifies Rebecca's neatly folded clothes found in a rowboat floating in the Potomac River. Is it suicide, murder, or an elaborate scheme to disappear?

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Summary

When Lucie Montgomery visits Washington, DC, she doesn't expect that her reunion with old friend Rebecca Natale is a setup. But Rebecca disappears into thin air after running an errand for her boss, billionaire philanthropist and investment guru Sir Thomas Asher. Also missing: an antique silver wine cooler looted by British soldiers before they burned the White House during the War of 1812. The next morning Lucie identifies Rebecca's neatly folded clothes found in a rowboat floating in the Potomac River. Is it suicide, murder, or an elaborate scheme to disappear?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The book works well as an amateur-sleuth novel but also explores the value of friendship, independence and wine lore…The Viognier Vendetta proves to be a fine vintage.” The Miami Herald
“Ellen Crosby is a writer with flair, and her compelling plot, likeable heroine, wealth of wine lore and sure sense of Virginia’s horse country combine in a crisp read that goes down smoothly with a pleasant finish.” Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Full of Washington historical lore, this addictive whodunit also updates Lucie’s relationship with brooding Quinn Santori, her Montgomery Estate Vineyard winemaker lover.” Publishers Weekly
“Marshall’s smooth, honeyed voice makes for pleasant listening…she keeps the story moving at an appropriate pace. Listeners will look forward to Lucie’s return.” AudioFile
“The meticulously researched historical background—always a hallmark in Crosby’s novels—is nicely balanced by an intriguing mystery.” Booklist
“Another pleasing combination of mystery, history and romance in a series that never disappoints.” Kirkus
“A fascinating mystery with a great plot, vivid characters and the art of wine making. The historical information is like frosting on a cake, making this a thoroughly delicious read.” Romantic Times

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Author Bio: Ellen Crosby

Author Bio: Ellen Crosby

Ellen Crosby is the author of the Virginia Wine Country Mystery series and the Sophie Medina Mystery series, as well as the stand-alone novel Moscow Nights. She is a former freelance reporter for the Washington Post and the Moscow correspondent for ABC Radio News, and an economist at the US Senate.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 9.41
Audience: Adult
Language: English