'Humorous and light-hearted, with a plotline that you can't put down, Death in Avignon is the perfect escapist read for dreaming of sun-washed Provence and intrigue a la Francaise' Belle Provence Travels Glamour, intrigue, and a mystery to die for... After a tumultuous summer, Penelope Kite has settled into the rhythm of her new life in Provence. Lavender-scented evenings, long lunches with new friends - and an exclusive gallery opening to attend, on the arm of the gorgeous mayor of St Merlot... But beneath the veneer of glamour, scandal is brewing. Shockwaves ripple through the Avignon art world when a controversial painter, Roland Doncaster, chokes on an almond-stuffed olive. A tragic accident? Or a ruthless poisoning? Embroiled once more in a murder investigation, Penelope discovers that any number of jealous lovers and scheming rivals could be in the frame. And with dashing art dealers to charm, patisseries to resist, and her own friends under suspicion, Penelope will need all her sleuthing talents to unveil the truth... Return to the charm of Provence for another delightful Penelope Kite mystery!