- 312 pages
- Black & White
- 5.5 x 8.5 inches
- 978-1-5255-1962-8 eBook
- 978-1-5255-1961-1 Paperback
- 978-1-5255-1960-4 Hardcover
heist, thriller, caper, wine, murder, suspense, mystery
Wine Runs Deep
A wine country crime caper
An irresistible wine country crime caper.
Beckett Jensen has lived honorably for the last fifteen years, but the mistakes of his youth are about to overturn his idyllic life as the owner of a successful winery in Paso Robles.
Unruly former acquaintances arrive under the guise of a social visit. Drunken hijinks and a hilarious wine tour ensue, but things turn nasty as the unwelcome visitors’ true intentions are revealed. They are plotting a daring crime and using guilt, blackmail, and physical threats to force Beckett to assist them. If Beckett participates he will almost certainly end up in prison. But if he refuses, his life, his winery, and everyone he loves will be destroyed.
The cat and mouse games escalate and Beckett plans a sting of his own. Caught in a terrible dilemma, Beckett is forced to reckon with the burdens of his past and tap into the darkness within, hoping it is powerful enough to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.
Only one thing is certain, before the story ends, both wine and blood will spill.
“Wine Runs Deep is a heist novel with the wine, the vineyard, and the terroir as the stars.” – Forward Clarion Reviews.
“If you enjoy the world of wine, a good thriller and a little romance, you will love Wine Runs Deep.” – Sam Hauck, Wine Educator – MyVanCity.ca
“Wine Runs Deep is a heist novel with the wine, the vineyard, and the terroir as the stars.”
– Forward Clarion Reviews.
“If you enjoy the world of wine, a good thriller and a little romance, you will love Wine Runs Deep.”
– Sam Hauck, Wine Educator – MyVanCity.ca
Patrick Ember had a successful career in finance before he decided to take early retirement and try his hand at writing novels. In addition to his love of writing, Patrick is also a lifelong wine enthusiast. He enjoys studying wine, visiting wineries, attending tasting events, and simply enjoying a glass at home. Like the protagonist of his novel, he also has a passion for running and has competed in many marathons and half marathons. Having grown up on a farm in northern Alberta, Patrick and his wife, Leanne, now split their time between St. Albert, Alberta and Kelowna, British Columbia, home to some of Canada’s top wineries—and a far friendlier winter climate than one will experience in Alberta.
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