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Author: Martin Walker Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenzie Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Bruno, Chief of Police Series Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781490603988
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Bruno CourrEges--provincial French police chief extraordinaire--is back in another delectable tale of mystery and suspense that unfolds in the gastronomically ravishing Dordogne. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Engaging…Bruno the charming police chief of the Dordogne is transcended by Bruno the brilliant chef…This is not the first Bruno mystery, and it certainly should not be the last.”

    Washington Times

  • “What’s not to like?…To those making Bruno’s acquaintance for the first time: don’t be surprised if you come away from this book with a hankering to read another six or seven novels in this series—and maybe even plan a trip to France really soon.”

    New York Journal of Books

  • “A passionate valentine to the splendors of the slow life: walking through the pastoral countryside, engaging in friendly gossip at the farmer’s market, or enjoying an inspired wine and cheese partnership at the corner bistro…[even as] the tranquility of life in Bruno’s village is threatened by forces inside and out.”

    Washington Independent Review of Books

  • “Endearing…Existing fans and newcomers alike will savor Walker’s ability to smoothly fold suspense into his Périgordian soufflé.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Rides on horseback through the French countryside of the Dordogne. Elaborately prepared and explained meals. Wines. And, oh yes, a mystery blended into this heady mix. While most readers think the British have a line on cozies, Walker makes a great case for the French version…Much to admire and sigh over in this appetizing mystery.”


  • The Resistance Man evokes all the history, culture, romance, and fine food and drink you might expect of French village life, and yet there is still the opportunity for a heinous crime or two to spice things up…Endlessly charming, funny, warm, and clever, with a hero evocative of John Mortimer’s Rumpole or Colin Cotterill’s Dr. Siri, The Resistance Man is sure to satiate Walker’s many fans and win him lots more in the bargain.”


  • “As usual…[a] celebration of la belle France. But this time, Bruno, who’s required to act as enforcer, sleuth, diplomat, comforter, impersonator, hostage negotiator, and rescuer, reveals unexpected resources.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Narrator Robert Ian Mackenzie takes author Walker’s perspective of provincial France very seriously. His performance is paced so clearly with unhurried summer warmth and fertile imagery that the listener is transported to the Dordogne countryside. Mackenzie’s beautiful French pronunciations complete the picture. But before the listener becomes too lulled by local cuisine, excellent wines, the complications of new romance, and gardening and renovation plans, Police Chief Bruno becomes immersed in a plot that begins with the death of an elderly WWII Resistance fighter who is linked to a notorious train robbery. More murder and mayhem ensue, but not before a delectable meal and sip of a profound wine. Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award.”


  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

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About the Author

Martin Walker is the author of several works of nonfiction, fiction novels, and the Bruno, Chief of Police mystery series. He is a senior fellow of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think tank based in Washington, DC. He is also editor in chief emeritus and international affairs columnist at United Press International.

About the Narrator

Robert Ian Mackenzie, Earphones Award–winning narrator, became an actor after holding a wide variety of other jobs, including everything from London policeman to water ski instructor in Greece. Since then, his acting career has encompassed straight theater, musicals, opera, films, television, voice-overs, commercials, and recorded books.