Books by Martin Walker and Complete Book Reviews

Martin Walker. Knopf, $24.95 (336) ISBN 978-0-385-35415-8
Recent events make the themes of Walker’s thoughtful seventh novel set in France’s Périgord (after 2014’s The Resistance Man)—terrorism and prejudice—seem eerily prescient. Bruno Courrèges, the St. Denis a police chief, is sickened by the burnt,...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-307-70019-3
The discovery at an archeological dig of a corpse dating back only to the 1980s, with a gunshot wound to the head, is but the first of several problems facing St. Denis police chief Bruno Courrèges in Walker’s appealing fourth mystery set in France’s
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (336p) ISBN 978-1-101-94680-0
In Walker’s deftly plotted 10th mystery starring St. Denis, France, police chief Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges (after 2016’s Fatal Pursuit), the small-town cop with a knack for stumbling onto big cases rolls into action when an unidentified woman takes a
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Martin Walker, Knopf, $23.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-307-27018-4
Age-old French traditions collide with global commerce in Walker's lyrical sequel to Bruno, Chief of Police. When vandals attack a secretive research station hidden in the hills near Saint-Denis, Bruno Courrèges, the rural village's only municipal...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-385-35417-2
In Walker’s delicious eighth mystery featuring Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges (after The Children Return), the police chief of St. Denis, a tiny commune in the south of France, has cause to doubt his lifelong worship of Col. Jean-Marc Desaix (aka the...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $24.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-385-34952-9
At the start of Walker’s charming fifth novel featuring Bruno Courrèges, police chief in the French village of St. Denis (after 2012’s The Crowded Grave), reports that a dead naked woman is drifting downstream in a boat on the local river disturb...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (320p) ISBN 978-1-101-94678-7
Walker’s engaging ninth mystery featuring police chief Bruno Courrèges (after 2015’s The Patriarch) finds the residents of St. Denis, France, commemorating their relationship with their Alsatian twin town of Marckolsheim. The festivities, which...
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Martin Walker, Author . Knopf $23.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-307-27017-7
Policing in Chief Bruno Courrèges’s sun-dappled patch of Périgord involves protecting local fromages from E.U. hygiene inspectors, orchestrating village parades and enjoying the obligatory leisurely lunch—that is, until...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-525-51996-6
Bruno Courrèges, the police chief of the Dordogne village of St. Denis, goes looking for English tourist Monika Felder after she fails to show up for a cooking class in Walker’s entertaining 11th series mystery (after 2017’s The Templars’ Last...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $24.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-307-70014-8
Gallic charm suffuses Walker's third mystery of the French countryside (after 2010's The Dark Vineyard). Bruno Courrèges, the engaging do-gooder police chief of St. Denis in the Périgord region, likes to hunt for truffles with his basset hound, Gigi,
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-385-34954-3
In Walker's endearing sixth novel featuring St. Denis police chief Bruno Courrèges (after 2013's The Devil's Cave), Bruno, who prides himself on knowing just about everything transpiring in his picturesque patch of Périgord, is stunned when the...
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Martin Walker, Author . Simon & Schuster $25 (384p) ISBN 978-0-7432-2284-6
The discovery of a fragment of a prehistoric cave painting stirs up old passions in modern Europe in this busy, fact-driven fourth novel by commentator and journalist Walker (America Reborn). When Maj. Philip Manners approaches auction house expert...
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Martin Walker, Author Alfred A. Knopf $29.95 (416p) ISBN 978-0-375-40316-3
As the title suggests, British journalist Walker (The Cold War: A History, etc.) views history through the prism of biography in his engaging, though sometimes superficial, chronicle of the U.S.'s political, social and economic development over the...
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Martin Walker, Author Crown Publishing Group (NY) $27.5 (0p) ISBN 978-0-517-59871-9
Bill Clinton, argues Walker, is a genuine New Democrat who wants to revise the liberal reforms of the 1960s, to end welfare dependency, provide universal health insurance, cut the deficit and get tough on crime. Clinton's vision of an activist...
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Martin Walker, Author Henry Holt & Company $30 (392p) ISBN 978-0-8050-3190-4
Walker, Washington bureau chief for Britain's Guardian , here traces the course of the Cold War from Yalta in 1945 through the Korean War, the Kennedy-Khrushchev confrontations, Vietnam, the ``New Cold War'' during the Reagan administration, the...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-525-65665-4
In Walker’s outstanding 13th outing for St. Denis, France, chief of police Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges (after 2019’s The Body in the Castle Well), 70ish retired rock star Rod Macrae, his much younger wife, and their college-age children, Jamie and...
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Martin Walker. Knopf, $25.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-525-51998-0
The disappearance of American Claudia Muller, an art history student, drives Walker’s satisfying 14th outing for French chief of police Benoît “Bruno” Courrèges (after 2018’s A Taste for Vengeance). When Claudia’s body is found in a well in Bruno’s...
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