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Alaux, Jean-Pierre 1955-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 209 publications in 2 languages and 1,767 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Television crime shows  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Director
Classifications: PQ2661.L1884, 843.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean-Pierre Alaux
Treachery in Bordeaux by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Immerse yourself in French countryside and gourmet attitude with two amateur sleuths gumshoeing around Bordeaux wine country. In modern-day Bordeaux, there are few wine estates still within the city limits. The prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion is one of them. When some barrels turn, world-renowned winemaker turned gentleman detective Benjamin Cooker starts asking questions. Is it negligence or sabotage? Who would want to target this esteemed vintner? Cooker and his assistant Virgile Lanssien search the city and the vineyards for answers, giving readers and inside view of this famous wine region" --
Deadly tasting by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in Bordeaux leaves a wine-related tableaux as a calling card. The local police call in the winemaking detective, Benjamin Cooker, hoping he can help catch the killer
Blood of the vine( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Lebel is a luminary in his field: an internationally renowned wine expert who publishes a keenly-awaited new guide every year. When the local police chief enlists his help in the hunt for a serial killer who combines murders with Grand Crus, Benjamin's intuition and his nose are stimulated by the puzzling case
Nightmare in Burgundy by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Treachery in Bordeaux, and Grand Cru Heist, Benjamin Cooker, our Winemaker Detective leaves his native Bordeaux to go to Burgundy for a dream wine tasting trip to France's other key wine-making region. Between Beaune, Dijon and Nuits-Saint-Georges, it turns into a troubling nightmare when he stumbles upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era. What do they mean? What dark secrets from the deep past are haunting the Clos de Vougeot? Does blood need to be shed to sharpen people's memory?
Grand cru heist by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this gourmet journey in France, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker's world gets turned upside down one night in Paris. He retreats to the region around Tours to recover. Then, from the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, in between a glass of Vouvray and a bottle of Saint-Émilion, the Winemaker Detective and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and a very peculiar heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classé?
Faim au Sud, crise au Nord( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winemaker detective : an omnibus by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master vintner and amateur investigator, Benjamin Cooker, travels to vineyards around France where he encounters murder or theft in this collection of three stories
Cognac conspiracies by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heirs to one of the oldest Cognac estates in France face a hostile takeover by foreign investors. Renowned wine expert Benjamin Cooker is called in to audit the books. In what he thought was a sleepy provincial town, he is stonewalled, crosses paths with his first love, and stands up to high-level state officials keen on controlling the buyout. Meanwhile, irresistible Virgile mingles with the local population until a drowning changes the stakes
Flambé in Armagnac by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the heart of Gascony, a fire ravages the warehouse of one of Armagnac's top estates, killing the master distiller. Wine expert Benjamin Cooker is called in to estimate the value of the losses. But Cooker and his assistant Virgile want to know more. Did the old alembic explode? Was it really an accident? Why is the estate owner Baron de Castayrac penniless? How legal are his dealings?,"--Amazon.com
Mayhem in Margaux by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's summer in Bordeaux. There's a heat wave, the vineyards are suffering, vintners are on edge, and wine expert Benjamin Cooker's daughter is visiting. A tragic car accident draws the Winemakeer Detective and his assistant Virgile into a case where the stakes are very personal, and they uncover some dirty secrets hiding behind some of Bordeaux's finest grand cru classé wines from Margaux"--Page 4 of cover
Égalité sans frontière : les immigrés ne sont pas une marchandise by Fondation Copernic( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montmartre mysteries by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wine expert Benjamin Cooker travels to the French capital, where his is called to help care for some vineyards in Montmartre, a neighborhood full of memories for him. He stops in on an old friend. Arthur Solacroup left the Foreign Legion to open a wine shop good enough to be in the Cooker Guide. But an attempted murder brings the past back into the present. But which past? The winemaker detective and his assistant Virgile want to know more, and their investigation leads them from the the sands of Djibouti to the vineyards of Côte du Rhône." --
Backstabbing in Beaujolais by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A business magnate calls on wine expert Benjamin Cooker to kickstart his new wine business in Beaujolais, sparking bitter rivalries. Can the Winemaker Detective and his assistant keep calculating real estate agents, taciturn winegrowers, dubious wine merchants and suspicious deaths from delaying delivery of the world-famous Beaujolais Nouveau?"--
Tainted Tokay by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France's top wine expert Benjamin Cooker sets off to enjoy the delights of Vienna, a romantic ride down the Danube, a gourmand's visit to Budapest, and a luxury train through the enchanting Hungarian countryside. All too soon, stolen wallets, disappearing passports, guides who are a bit too obliging, and murder mar the trip. Meanwhile, in Bordeaux, Cooker's assistant Virgie faces an annoying rival and a mildew crisis in the vineyards just as Cooker's lab technician is the victim of a mugging." --page 4 of cover
Late harvest havoc by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winter is in the air in Alsace and local customs are sowing trouble, piquing the curiosity of the famous winemaker from Bordeaux, Benjamin Cooker. While the wine expert and his assistant Virgile settle into their hotel in the old city of Colmar, distinguished vineyards are attacked. Is it revenge? The plot thickens when estates with no apparent connection to one another suffer the same sabotage just days prior to the late harvest. All of Alsace is in turmoil, plunged in the grip of suspicion that traces its roots back to the darkest hours of the German occupation. As he crosses back and forth into Germany from the Alsace he thought he knew so well, Cooker discovers a land of superstition, rivalry, and jealousy. Between tastings of the celebrated wines, he is drawn into the lives and intrigues of the inhabitants." --
Blood of the vine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wijnexpert Benjamin Lebel wordt te hulp geroepen wanneer er een seriemoordenaar opduikt die een zwak voor goede wijnen lijkt te hebben. Hij ontpopt zich tot een echte speurder
Une dernière nuit avec Jimmy : roman by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette biographie romancée revient sur les derniers jours de J. Dean, durant l'été 1955, et sa rencontre avec un journaliste français, Jack Glausse, directement inspiré d'Yves Salgues. Durant trois semaines, une histoire d'amour naît entre Jack et Jimmy, que Jack, en septembre 2009, relate dans ce témoignage
Noces d'or à Yquem : roman by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman policier (énigme). Roman du terroir
Red-handed in Romanée-Conti : a Winemaker Detective mystery by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Winemaker Detective heads to Burgundy for the grape harvest when a hail storm strikes, and a body turns up." -- Goodreads.com
Requiem in Yquem by Jean-Pierre Alaux( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jean-Pierre Alaux Frans journalist

Jean-Pierre Alaux French journalist and writer

Languages
English (40)

French (24)