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Autumn, All the Cats Return

by Philippe Georget

Inspector Sebag is a policeman in the South of France with an unparalleled sixth sense, who excels at slipping into the skin of killers and hunting them down. However, when a retired French Algerian cop is discovered...


Hector and the Secrets of Love: A Novel

by Francois Lelord

The irresistible second installment in the beloved series that has sold millions of copies worldwide.

Since his first captivating adventure in Hector and the Search for Happiness, Hector the young French psychiatrist...


The Yellow Dog

by Georges Simenon & Linda Asher

The fifth book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's gripping tale of small town suspicion and revenge, in Linda Asher's timeless translation.

There was an exaggerated humility about her. Her cowed...


The Night at the Crossroads

by Georges Simenon & Linda Coverdale

A new translation of Georges Simenon's sensational tale of deceit and back-stabbing in an isolated community, book six in the new Penguin Maigret series.

'She came forward, the outlines of her figure blurred...


The Three Evangelists

by Fred Vargas & Sian Reynolds

The opera singer Sophia Siméonidis wakes up one morning to discover that a tree has appeared overnight in the garden of her Paris house. Intrigued and unnerved, she turns to her neighbours: Vandoosler, an ex-cop,...


The Frozen Dead

Commandant Martin Servaz #1

by Bernard Minier & Alison Anderson

Saint-Martin-de-Comminges is a small town nestled in the French Pyrenees. The kind of place where winters are harsh and unforgiving and where nothing ever happens.

Until the winter morning when a group of workers...


One Evening in Paris

by Nicolas Barreau

Alain Bonnard, the owner of a small art cinema in Paris, is a dyed-in-the-wool nostalgic. In his Cinéma Paradis there are no buckets of popcorn, no XXL coca-colas, no Hollywood blockbusters. Not a good business...


Mood Indigo

by Boris Vian & Stanley Chapman

The basis of the new major movie from Michel Gondry, starring Audrey Tautou, the beloved French modern classic hailed as "the most poignant love story of our time" by Raymond Queneau

The story is simple: Boy...


The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: A Novel

by Joël Dicker

Instant New York Times Bestseller

“Unimpeachably terrific.” —The New York Times Book Review

One of CBS This Morning’s 6 “Must-Have Titles for Your Summer Reading List”

 

The publishing phenomenon...


The First Person

by Pierre Turgeon

In The First Person, an embittered computer programmer working for the police has decided to erase his identity. We do not know why. Leaving his old life behind, the man becomes a private detective in Los Angeles...


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 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,...


In Our Strange Gardens

by Michel Quint

In Our Strange Gardens was named a BookSense 76 Recommended Pick for January 2002!

Michel has a story to tell. It's about his father, an exquisitely common man whose very ordinariness is a source of grave embarrassment...


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...


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...


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...


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...