The Critic by Peter May

The Critic

byPeter May

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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"This is a mystery with Gaillac flavor to be savored" --Mystery Scene Magazine

"A finely crafted and surprising mystery" --Kirkus Reviews

The body of Gil Petty, America''s most celebrated wine critic, is found strung up in a French Gaillac vineyard, dressed in the ceremonial robes of the Order of the Divine Bottle and pickled in wine.

For forensic expert Enzo Macleod, the key to this unsolved murder lies in decoding Petty''s mysterious reviews, which could make or break a vineyard''s reputation.

As he digs deeper for the motivation behind the shocking crime, Macleod finds that beneath the tranquil façade of French viticulture lurks a back-stabbing community characterized by a deadly rivalry--and home to someone who is ready to stop him even if they have to kill again to stop the investigation.
Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. When his first book was adapted as a major drama series for the BBC, he quit journalism and during the high-octane fifteen years that followed, became one of Scotland''s most successful tel...
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Title:The CriticFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.38 X 5.62 X 1 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.38 X 5.62 X 1 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1681443627

ISBN - 13:9781681443621

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"A finely crafted and surprising mystery."
-Kirkus Reviews