Sam Levitt Capers

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The Vintage Caper Description

A diverting and witty crime novel by the renowned author of A Year in Provence.

Hollywood lawyer Danny Roth is the victim of a world-class wine heist – and he is devastated. Sam Levitt, former corporate lawyer, wine connoisseur, and expert on cultivated crime, is called in by Roth’s insurance company, now saddled with a multi-million-dollar claim. His leads take him first to Bordeaux’s magnificent vineyards and then to glorious Provence. Along the way, bien sûr, he’s joined by a beautiful French colleague, Sophie. In their quest to discover the truth, Sam and Sophie must explore many a château and its contents.

The unravelling of this ingenious crime is threaded through with Mayle’s seductive rendering of France’s sensory delights. From the fine wines of Bordeaux to the bouillabaisse of Marseille, this is pure vintage Mayle.

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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • The Vintage Caper

    • De : Peter Mayle
    • Lu par : Lorelei King
    • Durée : 5 h et 30 min
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    Hollywood lawyer Danny Roth is the victim of a world-class wine heist – and he is devastated. Sam Levitt, former corporate lawyer, wine connoisseur, and expert on cultivated crime, is called in by Roth’s insurance company, now saddled with a multi-million-dollar claim. His leads take him first to Bordeaux’s magnificent vineyards and then to glorious Provence.

    Prix : 17,37 €

    • The Vintage Caper

    • De : Peter Mayle
    • Lu par : Erik Davies
    • Durée : 6 h et 48 min
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    The story begins high above Los Angeles, at the extravagant home and equally impressive wine cellar of entertainment lawyer Danny Roth. Unfortunately, after inviting the Los Angeles Times to write an extensive profile extolling the liquid treasures of his collection, Roth finds himself the victim of a world-class wine heist.

    Prix : 18,46 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • The Marseille Caper

    • De : Peter Mayle
    • Lu par : Robin Sachs
    • Durée : 5 h et 51 min
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    At the end of The Vintage Caper, Sam had just carried off a staggering feat of derring-do in the heart of Bordeaux, infiltrating the ranks of the French elite to rescue a stolen, priceless wine collection. With the questionable legality of the adventure. Sam thought it’d be a while before he returned to France, especially with the charms of the beautiful Elena Morales to keep him in Los Angeles. But when the immensely wealthy Francis Reboul asks our hero to take a job in Marseille, it’s impossible for Sam and Elena to resist the possibility of further excitement....

    Prix : 20,06 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • The Corsican Caper

    • A Novel
    • De : Peter Mayle
    • Lu par : Erik Davies
    • Durée : 4 h et 30 min
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    Billionaire Francis Reboul is taking in the view at his coastal estate, awaiting the arrival of vacationing friends Sam Levitt and Elena Morales, when he spies a massive yacht whose passengers seem a little too interested in his property. The yacht belongs to rapacious Russian tycoon Oleg Vronsky, who, for his own purposes, will stop at nothing to obtain Reboul's villa.

    Prix : 18,45 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • The Diamond Caper

    • De : Peter Mayle
    • Lu par : Erik Davies
    • Durée : 5 h et 53 min
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    When a Riviera socialite's diamonds are stolen - the latest in a string of seemingly unconnected but ever-more-audacious jewelry heists across France - Elena flies in to investigate the insurance claim. It's a trip she's more than happy to make, as it gives her a chance to meet up with old friends in Marseille - and, particularly, with Sam.

    Prix : 20,01 €