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Dog Will Have His Day

by Fred Vargas & Sian Reynolds

Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger

HOW DO YOU SOLVE A MURDER WITHOUT A BODY?

Keeping watch under the windows of the Paris flat belonging to a politician's nephew, ex-special investigator Louis Kehlweiler...


The Other Story

by Tatiana de Rosnay

A New York Times best seller!

From the New York Times and international best-selling author Tatiana de Rosnay comes The Other Story, "[a] brilliant pager-turner"(BookPage), layered and beautifully written, that...


The Lying Down Room

Commandant Serge Morel #1

by Anna Jaquiery

At night Armand lay in bed with a sadness in his heart that ballooned until there was room for nothing else.

He thought with horror of the lying-down room . . .

Paris; in the stifling August heat, Commandant...


The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

by Georges Simenon & Linda Coverdale

The third book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's haunting tale about the lengths to which people will go to escape from guilt, in a compelling new translation by Linda Coverdale.

A first ink...


The Carter of 'La Providence'

by Georges Simenon & David Coward

The fourth book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's tragic tale of lost identity, in a gripping new translation by David Coward.

What was the woman doing here? In a stable, wearing pearl earrings,...


Viviane: A Novel

by Julia Deck & Linda Coverdale

Les Éditions de Minuit, publisher of Marguerite Duras and Alain Robbe-Grillet, rarely publishes a debut novel. Jean Echenoz, current star of this revered French literary house and enthusiastic fan of Julia...


The Poisoned Crown

The Accursed Kings #3

by Maurice Druon

“This is the original Game of Thrones.” George R.R. Martin.

No man is impervious to the poisons of the crown…

Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with...


My Wish List: A Novel

by Grégoire Delacourt & Anthea Bell

The #1 bestselling international phenomenon that asks, If you won the lottery, would you trade your life for the life of your dreams?

Jocelyne lives in a small town in France where she runs a fabric shop, has...


Death on the Installment Plan

by Louis-Ferdinand Céline & Ralph Manheim

Death on the Installment Plan is a companion volume to Louis-Ferinand Céline's earlier novel Journey to the End of Night. Published in rapid succession in the middle 1930s, these two books shocked European...


Pietr the Latvian

by Georges Simenon & David Bellos

The first novel which appeared in Georges Simenon's famous Maigret series, in a gripping new translation by David Bellos.

'Inevitably Maigret was a hostile presence in the Majestic. He constituted a kind of foreign...


The Late Monsieur Gallet

by Georges Simenon & Anthea Bell

The second book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's devastating tale of misfortune, betrayal and the weakness of family ties, in a new translation by Anthea Bell.

Instead of the detail filling...


The Blue Wolf

by Frederic Dion & Will Hobson

The winner of one of France's most prestigious literary prizes, The Blue Wolf is the epic historical novel of Genghis Khan

At the height of his power, Genghis Khan unified four hundred tribes and was feared...


The Cairo Diary

by Maxim Chattam

British-occupied Cairo, 1928: Several young children have disappeared and were then found, horribly mutilated, in the tombs just outside the city. Panic is spreading among the locals after a cloaked giant is...


The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles: A Novel

by Katherine Pancol, Helen Dickinson & William Rodarmor

Le Divorce meets The Elegance of the Hedgehog in this hilariously entertaining mega-bestseller from France

When her chronically unemployed husband runs off to start a crocodile farm in Kenya with his mistress,...


Breathe

by Anne-Sophie Brasme & Roy Mulholland

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Breathe is the haunting confession of nineteen-year-old Charlene Boher. From her prison cell, Charlene recounts her lonely adolescence. Growing up shy and unpopular, Charlene never...


Saving Mozart

by Raphaël Jerusalmy

Raphaël Jerusalmy’s debut novel takes the form of the journal of Otto J. Steiner, a former music critic of Jewish descent suffering from tuberculosis in a Salzburg sanatorium in 1939. Drained by his illness...


The Stone Boy

by Sophie Loubiere

The bestselling French phenomenon, winner of the Prix Lion Noir, now available in English for the first time...

When Madame Préau returns to her own house outside Paris after several years spent in a convalescent...


The Ravishing of Lol Stein

by Marguerite Duras

The Ravishing of Lol Stein is a haunting early novel by the author of The Lover. Lol Stein is a beautiful young woman, securely married, settled in a comfortable life—and a voyeur. Returning with her husband...


Scissors: A Novel

by Stéphane Michaka

Based on the life of the great short-story writer Raymond Carver, particularly his last ten years, Scissors is a funny, compassionate, and convincing portrayal of the creative life: its compulsions, rewards,...


Summer of the Elder Tree

by Marie Chaix & Harry Matthews

A memoir and meditation investigating the reasons behind the author’s fourteen-year withdrawal from writing.