Beach Reads: Death in Brittany

Death in Brittany by Jean-Luc Bannalec

Arm-chair travel to the coast of France in this engaging murder mystery translation from Jean-Luc Bannalec will appeal to readers of Louise Penny. Elderly hotel owner Pierre-Louis Pennec is found murdered and Commissaire George Dupin, newly arrived from Paris, must solve the crime before it kills business in the height of tourist season. The detailed setting and intricate plot make this novel a summer must-read for those in need of some well-earned escapism.

This book is available in print at the Avalon Free Public Library and as an ebook online through the library’s website. All Cape May County residents are eligible for library cards at the Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St, Avalon, NJ 08202. For book availability and other information call 609-967-7155.