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Maigret's Mistake

by Georges Simenon & Howard Curtis

When a young woman with a dark past is found dead on the streets of Paris, Inspector Maigret is on the case. The forty-third book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

A young woman named Lulu, who has a history...


Three Days and a Life

by Pierre Lemaitre

In 1999, in the small provincial town of Beauval, France, twelve-year-old Antoine Courtin accidentally kills a young neighbor boy in the woods near his home. Panicked, he conceals the body and to his relief--and...


Maigret Is Afraid

by Georges Simenon & Ros Schwartz

Maigret stumbles upon a series of murders in Fontenay-le-Comte while visiting an old school friend. The forty-second book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

On his way home from a conference, Maigret stops...


The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By

by Georges Simenon & Sian Reynolds

In this Georges Simenon classic, a Dutch clerk flees to Paris with his crooked boss’s money and meets the woman behind the man. 

“A certain furtive, almost shameful emotion . . . disturbed him whenever he...


Maigret and the Man on the Bench

by Georges Simenon & David Watson

Inspector Maigret must untangle the web of lies left behind by a murdered man whose family didn’t know him as well as they thought. The forty-first book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

When a man is found...


Maigret's Revolver

by Georges Simenon & Sian Reynolds

When Maigret’s .45 revolver is stolen from his home, he becomes embroiled in a murder in which the gun may have played a deadly role. The fortieth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

Maigret is the victim...


Maigret, Lognon and the Gangsters

by Georges Simenon & Will Hobson

Maigret goes up against a group of American gangsters and finds he just might have met his match. The thirty-ninth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

In Maigret's latest adventure, the Inspector learns...


Maigret Takes a Room

by Georges Simenon & Shaun Whiteside

When a man is killed outside a Parisian boarding house, Maigret moves in to get to the bottom of it. The thirty-seventh book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

While keeping watch outside Mademoiselle Clément's boarding house to await...


Maigret at Picratt's

by Georges Simenon & Will Hobson

When a Montmarte stripper overhears a plot to murder a countess, Maigret is on the case. The thirty-sixth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

 

Arlette, a beautiful young dancer at Picratt’s in Montmartre...


Maigret's Memoirs

by Georges Simenon & Howard Curtis

A fictional autobiography of Maigret, Georges Simenon’s brilliant detective. The thirty-fifth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

 

In this make-believe memoir, Maigret recounts a meeting with the author...


A Climate of Fear

by Fred Vargas

From the #1 bestselling French author and four-time winner of the Crime Writers’ Association’s International Dagger Award

"French crime queen's new mystery—her best yet."—The Sunday Times ("Must Reads")...


Maigret and the Old Lady

by Georges Simenon & Ros Schwartz

Maigret takes a case from a lively old widow whose maid has been poisoned. The thirty-third book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

 

The inexplicable murder of the wealthy Valentine Besson’s maid leads the...


Maigret at the Coroner's

by Georges Simenon & Linda Coverdale

In Arizona on a study tour of America, Maigret observes a day in the life of a local coroner and becomes absorbed in a young girl’s murder. The thirty-second book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

 

On his...


My Friend Maigret

by Georges Simenon & Shaun Whiteside

Three vintage Maigret novels by legendary mystery author Georges Simenon

One of the world 's most successful crime writers, Georges Simenon has thrilled mystery lovers since 1931 with his matchless creation...


Maigret's First Case

by Georges Simenon & Ros Schwartz

When a Paris musician witnesses an altercation that may have been a murder, the young Maigret becomes embroiled in his first case. The thirtieth book in the new Penguin Maigret series.

A musician walking home...


Maigret's Holiday

by Georges Simenon & Ros Schwartz

While on holiday, Maigret is drawn into the murder of a teenage girl and subsequent disappearance of her brother and must confront an evil that is hidden in plain sight. The twenty-eighth book in the new Penguin...


Félicie

by Georges Simenon & David Coward

A story of love and obsession featuring a most memorable femme fatale. The twenty-fifth novel in the new Penguin Maigret series.

 

Peg Leg Lapie, a crusty old sailor, is found mysteriously murdered in a most...


Inspector Cadaver

by Georges Simenon & Will Hobson

A battle of wills between Inspector Maigret and an adversary from the past. The twenty-fourth novel in the new Penguin Maigret series.

When a friend's brother-in-law is accused of murdering his daughter's lover,...


Signed, Picpus

by Georges Simenon & David Coward

Maigret dismantles an intricate network of lies stretching from Paris to Nice in book twenty-three of the new Penguin Maigret series.

"Mechanically, he had put his pince-nez down on the blotter and looked at...


The Cellars of the Majestic

by Georges Simenon & Howard Curtis

The dark side of glamorous expat life in Paris is brought to life in this new translation, book twenty-one in the new Penguin Maigret series.

Maigret investigates the murder of Mrs. Clark, the wife of a wealthy...