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"Shea launches a cozy series that richly details life in a small French village. The outlandish antics of the eccentric locals add to the humor. Suggest to fans of Rhys Bowen's early "Evan Evans" series for the humor, the characters, and the charming setting." -Library Journal

From critically acclaimed author, Susan C. Shea, comes Love & Death in Burgundy, an atmospheric mystery novel filled with good Chablis, french cheese, and, of course, murder.

After three years of living in the small town of Reigny-sur-Canne, all Katherine Goff really wants is to be accepted by her neighbors into their little community. But as an American expat living in the proud region of Burgundy, that's no easy task.

When the elderly Frenchman who lives in the village chateau is found dead at the bottom of a staircase, the town is turned into a hot bed of gossip and suspicion, and Katherine suddenly finds herself drawn deeper and deeper into the small town's secrets. A motherless teenager, a malicious French widow, a brash music producer, and a would-be Agatha Christie are among those caught up in a storm that threatens to turn Katherine's quiet life upside down. As more and more of the villagers' secrets are brought to light, Katherine must try to figure out who, if anyone, in the town she can trust, and which one of her neighbors just might be a killer.

About the Author

Susan C. Shea

Susan C. Shea was an executive with non-profit organizations for more than 20 years, picking up good stories along the way. In 2006, she made the break she had been dreaming of, quitting her day job to write fiction full time. She has two mystery series, a French village mystery series debuting in May 2017 and the 3-book Dani O'Rourke mysteries. She's a member of the national board of Sisters in Crime, past president of the Norcal chapter, , and a member of Norcal's Mystery Writers of America. She blogs with 7Criminal Minds. Her website: www.susancshea.com

Reviews for the Dani O'Rourke series:

"Wickedly funny." - Kirkus Reviews

"The contrasting characters, from wealthy art patrons and eccentric scientists to determined museum staff, add intrigue to a layered, smart, surprising plot." - Booklist

"This San Francisco-based cozy is fresh, fast-paced, and great fun. Shea's characters' professional and personal foibles are done especially well." - Library Journal

"The intrepid Dani O'Rourke tries to find a priceless antique, host a huge society party, and solve a murder while fending off the advances of her ex-husband and a new TV star suitor. By turns funny and frightening, The King's Jar is a riotous read!" - Rebecca Cantrell, award-winning author of A City of Broken Glass

"Dani O'Rourke makes a smart and gutsy sleuth." - Rhys Bowen, award-winning author of the Royal Spyness mystery series

Praise for the Dani O'Rourke Mysteries
"... A series to watch." - Booklist

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