Order of Wine Country Mysteries Books
The Wine Country Mysteries series is a series of cozy mystery novels by American novelist Ellen Crosby. The Wine Country Mysteries series follows Lucie Montgomery, who runs the family winery in Virginia.
Ellen Crosby began her Wine Country Mysteries series in 2006 with the novel The Merlot Murders. The series lasted six novels, concluding in 2011 with the novel The Sauvignon Secret. Below is a list of Ellen Crosby’s Wine Country Mysteries books in order of when they were first released (which is the same as their chronological order):
Publication Order of Wine Country Mysteries Books
|The Merlot Murders||(2006)|
|The Chardonnay Charade||(2007)|
|The Bordeaux Betrayal||(2008)|
|The Riesling Retribution||(2009)|
|The Viognier Vendetta||(2010)|
|The Sauvignon Secret||(2011)|
Note: The Viognier Vendetta was later reissued as The Vintage Vendetta.
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Wine Country Mysteries Synopsis: In The Merlot Murders by Ellen Crosby (book 1 of the series), Leland Montgomery’s death was thought to be accidental, but when his daughter Lucie returns home from France, she finds the once-thriving family vineyard was now in bad shape. Lucie’s godfather warns her that Leland’s death may have been an attempt to buy the vineyard. Her siblings are determined to sell, and there’s something suspicious about the vintner her father hired right before he died. When another wine lover turns up dead, asphyxiated in a tank of Merlot, Lucie – the last holdout preventing the vineyard’s sale – realizes she’s next in line for an “accident.”