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The fourth book in the series finds Verlaque and Bonnet on vacation on a remote island in the glittering MediterraneanLike Donna Leon and Andrea Camilleri, M. L. Longworth’s books enchant mystery lovers with a taste for good food and gorgeous landscapes. In Murder on the Île Sordou, Judge Antoine Verlaque and his girlfriend, law professor Marine Bonnet, are hoping to enjoy a relaxing holiday at the Locanda Sordou, an opulent hotel that is reopening after decades, but someone has other plans.Maxime and Catherine Le Bon have spent their life savings restoring the Locanda, which lies on an archipelago just off the coast of Marseille. The murder of one of the guests casts a shadow over everyone’s vacation, and Verlaque and Bonnet are once again called to investigate.

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M. L. Longworth

M. L . Longworth has written for The Washington Post, The Times (London) , The Independent, and Bon Appétit magazine. She is the author of a mystery series set in Southern France, Verlaque and Bonnet Provençal Mysteries, published by Penguin USA. 'Death at the Chteau Bremont' was published in June 2011, 'Murder in the rue Dumas' in 2012, 'Death in the Vines,' in 2013, 'Murder on the Ile Sordou' in 2014, and 'The Mystery of the Lost Cézanne' in September of 2015.

She has lived full-time in France for over nineteen years and divides her time between Aix-en-Provence, where she writes, and Paris, where she teaches writing at New York University's Paris campus.

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