Inhuman Resources

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Sam Gordon — It is impossible to fit French author Pierre Lemaitre into one neat category. He has written…

Smoking Kills

Written by Antoine Laurain, translated by Louise Rogers-Lalaurie — The title of this book is marketing genius, with a wink in the direction of every…

Keeper

Written by Johana Gustawsson, translated by Maxim Jakubowski — If you’ve read Johana Gustawsson’s first novel Block 46, you’ll know that this is an author who…

Savages: The Wedding

Written by Sabri Louatah, translated by Gavin Bowd — Savages: The Wedding is the first book in the Saint Étienne Quartet. It was Sabri Louatah’s…

The Accordionist

The Accordionist is the third, final, and best book in Fred Vargas’ Three Evangelists series. Retired detective Louis Kehlweiler is trying to distance himself from…

Requiem in Yquem

Written by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noel Balen, translated by Sally Pane — The Winemaker Detective Series seems to be one of the most popular offerings from…

The Accordionist

Written by Fred Vargas, translated by Siân Reynolds — Retired investigator Louis Kehlweiler is working on a translation of a book about Otto Von Bismark. He is deep…

The Adversary

Written by Emmanuel Carrere, translated by Linda Coverdale — This true crime story of deception culminating in murder has fascinated reporters and filmmakers for the past…

Low Heights

Written by Pascal Garnier, translated by Melanie Florence — The translations of French noir writer Pascal Garnier’s short novels have taken the English-speaking world by storm.…