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THE BORDEAUX BETRAYAL
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Traditional
Completely charming with its luminous descriptions of the Virginia wine country, this third in a series is a complex mystery with very human emotions. The plot is winding and complex, and the ending is a surprise. History is used to great advantage, starting at Mount Vernon, where the mystery opens, and details of food, dress and design are sensually developed. The romance is nicely handled and provides high sexual tension.
Lucie Montgomery, who took over her family vineyard when her father died a year before, is swept into a mystery affecting her family when she organizes a charity auction that includes a bottle of Bordeaux bought in 1790 by Jefferson for Washington. The author
Reviewed By: Page Traynor
Published: August 2008