Book: Death At The Chateau Bremont
M. L. Longworth
Mystery > Cultural
Date Read:
Stars: ★★★☆☆

Challenge: 2022 PopSugar Reading Challenge
: #51 Two books set in twin towns, aka “sister cities” (2) – Aix-en-Provence, France

Story takes place in Axe, France of a nobleman falling from the attic window. Enter ex-lovers – a judge (detective) and a law professor determined to solve a possible murder. When the victim’s brother is found strangled, the case develops into a double homicide. The couple traipse through the French countryside and interview friends, family members, and shortly uncover a deeper world involving the Russian Mafia. 

The characters were nondescript in a way that had zero connection with me emotionally. The twist was somewhat cliche leaving me unmoved.

A slow burn that was difficult to get into but progressively got better. It was a nice reprieve from horror and psychological thrillers. I loved the description of the French countryside, culture, food, and its people.