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To kill a troubadour.

by Walker, Martin, 1947 January 23-

Format: Print Book 2022
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Summary
When a musician's new song hits a political nerve, he finds himself in the crosshairs of Spanish nationalists' ire, and it's up to Bruno to track down the extremists who seem ready to take deadly measures, in another delightful installment of the internationally acclaimed series featuring Bruno, Chief of Police.

Les Troubadours, a folk music group that Bruno has long supported, go viral with their new number, "Song for Catalonia," when the Spanish government suddenly bans the song. The songwriter, Joel Martin, is a local enthusiast for the old Occitan language of Périgord and the medieval troubadours, and he sympathizes with the Catalan bid for independence. The success of his song provokes outrage among extreme Spanish nationalists. Then, in a stolen car found on a Périgord back road, police discover a distinctive bullet for a state-of-the-art sniper's rifle that can kill at three kilometers, and they fear that Joel might be the intended target.

The French and Spanish governments agree to mount a joint operation to stop the assailants, and Bruno is the local man on the spot who mobilizes his resources to track them down. While Bruno tries to keep the peace, his friend Florence reaches out for help. Her abusive ex-husband is about to be paroled from prison and she fears he will return to reclaim their children. Will Bruno and Florence be able to prevent this unwanted visit? Despite the pressures, there is always time for Bruno to savor les plaisirs of the Dordogne around the table with friends.
Additional Information
Series A Bruno, Chief of Police novel
Features Bruno Courreges, the Chief of Police in the village of St. Denis, France
#1 - Bruno, chief of police
#2 - The Dark vineyard
#3 - Black diamond
#4 - The Crowded grave
#5 - The Devil's cave
#6 - The Resistance man
#7 - The Children return
#8 - The Patriarch
#9 - Fatal pursuit
#10 - The Templars' last secret
#11 - A Taste for vengeance
#12 - The Body in the castle well
#13 - The Shooting at Chateau Rock
#14 - The Coldest case
#15 - To Kill a troubadour
Publisher New York :2022
Edition First Edition.
Language English
Description pages cm.
ISBN 9780593319796
0593319796
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