The Resistance Man

The Resistance Man

A Bruno, Chief Of Police Novel

Book - 2014
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"Bruno, chief of police in the rural French town of St. Denis, can't get a moment's peace. He's uncovered a cache of WWII-era banknotes on the deathbed of a member of the French Resistance and is also dealing with a wave of major local burglaries. The targets include the recently retired head of Britain's Joint Intelligence Committee, which brings Bruno's old flame Isabelle back to St-Denis, and into his heart. The next burglary ends in murder: the victim's bludgeoned body is found by his lover, who becomes the prime suspect. But Bruno suspects there is more in play..."--Publisher.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., 2014, c2013.
ISBN: 9781443428231
Characteristics: 321 p. : map ; 23 cm.

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Cheryl65
Nov 28, 2016

OK. But not the best in this series.

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maipenrai
Nov 05, 2016

(The sixth book in the Bruno, Chief of Police Investigation series

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Tenzin
Sep 16, 2016

Wondering if anyone else out there is getting annoyed at Bruno's menus and wine pairings which always seem to interrupt the flow of the story. The soap opera with Pamela and Izabelle is also becoming a little much.

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miaone
Mar 15, 2016

Though I've enjoyed all the "Bruno" books by Walker, this is my favorite. The plot keeps getting more complex, yet Walker ties it together by his constantly surprising old and new characters. They seem so real to me, and he makes the Dordogne area of southwestern France breathe as much as one of the characters.

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stephaniedchase
May 03, 2014

Another excellent addition to the BRUNO, CHIEF of POLICE series. After the little detour of the last book, THE DEVIL'S CAVE, we're back on solid ground with the wonderful (and strange) citizens of St Denis; fabulous descriptions of food, community, and the area; lessons in French history; and the triumphs and heartbreaks of our main character. Fantastic for fans of Hamish Macbeth who might like a little less humor, or fans of Louise Penny.

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sandraperkins
Apr 12, 2014

This series is outstanding--great characters, great plots, and a wonderful setting! These books make you feel like you are right there in St. Denis. The descriptions of food and wine are also delightful! The Resistance Man is excellent, but this series is best read (and savored) in order. Enjoy!!

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