The Diamond Caper (Hardcover)

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Bon vivant and expert sleuth Sam Levitt and his partner in love and intrigue, Elena Morales, return in the latest installment of the delightfully sun-splashed Provencal Caper series.

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.

Once reunited, Sam isn't entirely distracted by domestic matters. In the pattern of these "perfect crimes" he's beginning to see a master at work, and he's quickly determined to connect and solve the cases. But as he and Elena dig deeper, they begin to realize just how much is connected and how dangerous it may be to pursue the whole truth.

Meanwhile, there's a house to renovate, rose to share, and feasts of Provencal summer bounty to enjoy. Full of Peter Mayle's inimitable wit and style, The Diamond Caper is sure to charm faithful fans and new readers alike.

About the Author


PETER MAYLE is the author of fourteen previous books, eight of them novels. A recipient of the Legion d'Honneur from the French government for his cultural contributions, he has been living in Provence with his wife, Jennie, for more than twenty-five years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385353908
ISBN-10: 0385353901
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: October 6th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English