Delightful, amusing and appealing, a merry celebration of sensual pleasures. The New York Times Book Review
Once again . . . Mayle makes Provence sound like the most enticing place this side of paradise. People
A deft comic novel. . . . Mayle s gently satiric glance invites us happily into a world whose annoyances are cause for laughter. San Francisco Chronicle
Mayle is a writer of grace and good humor. The New Yorker
A charming tale of love and labor in Provence. USA Today
From the Inside Flap
With his national bestsellers A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence, Peter Mayle gave new meaning to the phrase "great escape." Now he has written a delightful novel of romance, adventure, and tongue-in-cheek suspense, set in the beguiling French region he has staked out as his own.