The Grave Gourmet

The Grave Gourmet

Capucine Culinary Mystery Series, Book 1

eBook - 2011
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From the Champs-Élysées to the twinkling banks of la Seine, chic Parisian policewoman Capucine LeTellier plunges into a uniquely Parisian affair of gastronomic delights and bureaucratic intrigue to close a case that could make her career--or kill it. . .After dining on such delicacies as oyster sorbet and avocado soufflé, Jean-Louis Delage, président of automotive giant Renault, has been found dead in the freezer of Le Diapason, a three-star restaurant owned by Chef Jean-Basille Labrousse, a renowned restaurateur extraordinaire. Capucine is uniquely suited to the case, as her husband Alexandre is a food critic well-connected to the culinary world. In between sharing sumptuous meals and fine wine with Alexandre at Paris' finest eateries, Capucine struggles to win the respect of her new squad of detectives and crack both the case and the guarded secrets of the restaurant staff. Praise for Alexander Campion's The Grave...
Publisher: New York : Kensington, 2011
ISBN: 9780758272133
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Jan 04, 2016

A fun read, with a sassy, intelligent policewoman, her food critic husband helping us savour in the culinary delights of the region and a good plot too. I'll be reading all his Capucine Culinary mysteries!

31foster Feb 19, 2012

An entertaining read, with lots of details about Paris and French cuisine as well as a decent plot. Capucine is the "flic"; her husband, Alexandre, is a food critic for a Paris newspaper.


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