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The Templars' last secret a Bruno, Chief of Police novel / Martin Walker.

By: Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23- [author.].
Series: Walker, Martin, Bruno series: Edition: First United States edition.Description: 317 pages : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781101946800; 1101946806.Subject(s): Knights Templar (Masonic order) -- Fiction | Templars -- Fiction | Police -- France -- Fiction | Courr�eges, Beno�it (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Country life -- France, Southwest -- Fiction | Police chiefs -- France, Southwest -- Fiction | France, Southwest -- Social life and customs -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Mystery fiction. | Suspense fiction. | Fiction. | Suspense fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Other classification: FIC030000 | FIC050000 Summary: "Bruno, the beloved chief of police of the idyllic French town of St. Denis in the Dordogne, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present When a woman's body is found at the foot of a cliff near St. Denis, Bruno suspects a connection to the great ruined Ch�ateau de Commarque, a long-ago Knights Templar stronghold that stands on the cliff above, and which, along with the labyrinth of prehistoric caves beneath it, continues to draw the interest of scholars. With the help of Amelie, a young Haitian newcomer to the Dordogne, Bruno learns that the dead woman was an archaeologist searching for a religious artifact of incredible importance, the discovery of which could have dramatic repercussions throughout the Middle East--not to mention in St. Denis. And the woman's ties to Islamic terrorists can only heighten the pressure on Bruno to unravel the centuries-old mystery. Meanwhile, an old flame of Bruno's is assigned to work with him on the case, and the two find time, naturellement, to enjoy the supreme pleasures of the wine, food, and beauty of the Dordogne"--
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"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.

"Bruno, the beloved chief of police of the idyllic French town of St. Denis in the Dordogne, is back! This time a mysterious death brings ancient secrets to light, and it's up to our hero--and favorite gourmand--to connect the tangled threads of past and present When a woman's body is found at the foot of a cliff near St. Denis, Bruno suspects a connection to the great ruined Ch�ateau de Commarque, a long-ago Knights Templar stronghold that stands on the cliff above, and which, along with the labyrinth of prehistoric caves beneath it, continues to draw the interest of scholars. With the help of Amelie, a young Haitian newcomer to the Dordogne, Bruno learns that the dead woman was an archaeologist searching for a religious artifact of incredible importance, the discovery of which could have dramatic repercussions throughout the Middle East--not to mention in St. Denis. And the woman's ties to Islamic terrorists can only heighten the pressure on Bruno to unravel the centuries-old mystery. Meanwhile, an old flame of Bruno's is assigned to work with him on the case, and the two find time, naturellement, to enjoy the supreme pleasures of the wine, food, and beauty of the Dordogne"--

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