The Sauvignon Secret (Wine Country Mysteries #6)
The sixth mystery in Ellen Crosby’s series moves between Virginia wine country and the Napa Valley, as vineyard owner Lucie Montgomery teams up with winemaker, and former flame, Quinn Santori to solve two mysterious deaths.
When Lucie Montgomery finds the body of prominent wine merchant Paul Noble hanging from a beam in his art studio not far from her Virginia vineyard, sh...more
SPOILER ALERT: An uber-coincidence and a major dis...more
Fans will find Lucie Montgomery, wine grower, hip-deep in yet another murder investigation, and this time the victim is a wine merchant who Lucie was not exactly fond of - Paul Noble. It’s when Lucie goes to visit him to talk about getting a better price for her wine, that she finds Paul hanging from a rafter in his barn. Under the body sits a bottle of Lucie’s very own sauvign...more
After Virginia vineyard owner Lucie Montgomery finds the body of wine merchant Paul Noble hanging from the rafters of his studio with a mysteriously distinctive wineglass (along with one of her wines) nearby, she's plunged into a mystery that could mean danger for a family friend. Her grandfather, Luc, visits from France on his way to give a talk to an exclusive, high-ranking club in California. Lucie joins Luc on his...more
"I didn’t want to kill Paul Noble. Yes, I said I did. Worse, I said it in a public place. In my defense, half a dozen people at tha...more
"When Lucie Montgomery finds the body of prominent wine merchant Paul Noble hanging from a beam in his art studio not far from her Virginia vineyard, she is unwittingly dragged into Nob...more
Lucie is again in the wrong place at the wrong time. She goes to discuss a less than legit offer for one of her wines with a shady businessman named Paul Noble. She goes to drop in on him and finds him dropped- apparently of a suicide by hanging, minus the note. The only thing that strikes her as odd is that a bottle of her Sauvignon Blanc blend is found nearby, along wit...more
There was an underlying sub-plot where Lucie and her grandfather and E...more
This is a romance mystery set in wine country. A vineyard owner finds herself involved in a decades old mystery with contemporary dangers while she tries to sort out her love life.
Lucie is headstrong and abrupt in her role as the catalyst in a romantic mystery. Quinn is her apparently unrequited love and their relationship or lack there of fuels a lot of the tension in the book. I like the relationships Lucie has with her brother, niece, cousin and grandfathe...more
Lucie is asked, as a favor, to travel to California with her grandfather who is scheduled to make a presentation to a select group of men. Lucie's purpose is to check out some wine that is being sold for re-bottling that her neighbor wants to buy, to check to see if a particular vineyard that has just been sold was previously owned by a former colleague of Pepe's friend. Soon Lucie and Quinn, her former (s...more
two of my favorite quotes are below:
“The conductor rang the bell, and I felt a giddy, manic thrill as we climbed Nob Hill then up and over Pacific Heights before plunging down th...more
This was one of the books and it did not disappoint. I really love this wine country series. They mysteries have been complex and so far no outlandish endings, with a murd...more
Very entertaining, even more so over a glass of the good stuff! Salut!