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Serenitas

DYSTOPIAN THRILLER One evening in 20th century Paris: A bomb attack in a pizzeria in the Pigalle district kills ten people. Who is responsible? What are the terrorists’ motives? Idealistic journalist Fjord Keeling is a bit of a loser. He’s left on his own at the leading daily newspaper Le National, since his superiors – […]

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Journey Through Death (Voyage à travers la mort)

TRUE STORY This story is told in a compelling and extremely moving voice. It sheds light on an episode that the Medias chose to ignore and that the public eye has remained unaware of. In 1994 Pierre-Claver, a Hutu from Rwanda, was forced to flee the city of Kigali with his wife and three children […]

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The Maleficium (Maleficium)

LITERARY FICTION – Winner of the Prix Jacques-Brossard (Best science-fiction or fantasy novel of the year) and the Sunburst Award. A baroque fresco in eight parts, an invitation to travel to the very limits of pleasure and pain. A rare work of the fantastic, both exotic and erotic, borne by a prose of sumptuous beauty. […]

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The Obese Christ (Le Christ Obèse)

LITERARY FICTION – SUSPENSE Edgar is a timid and asocial thirty-something who has always lived in the shadow of his mother only recently passed away. One night, in a cemetery, he witnesses the brutal rape of a young woman that four horsemen of the Apocalypse leave for dead. Edgar decides to take the unconscious victim […]

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Sophie Parent’s Point of No Return (L’escapade sans retour de Sophie Parent)

LITERARY FICTION This contemporary novel deals with the choices we make in life. It tells the story of a woman in her early forties who experiences a crisis that will transform her life completely. Sophie Parent could not be described as an adventurer. For years, she had lived a comfortable life in the suburbs, allowing […]

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The Shiro Project (Le projet Shiro)

THRILLER SECOND VOLUME IN THE CONSORTIUM TRILOGY: Vol. 1: THE BLEIBERG PROJECT Vol. 3: THE MORGENSTERN PROJECT When his mentor is kidnapped, the most famous of Mossad agents Eytan Morgenstern has to team up with his worst enemy but first and foremost to face himself. Enlisted against his will in a fight that’s not his own and […]

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The Bleiberg Project (Le projet Bleiberg)

THRILLER The Library Journal: “pared-down prose, pell-mell pace, and extreme brevity, might remind some of Ian Fleming’s Bond novels or Adam Hall’s Quiller series” FIRST VOLUME IN THE CONSORTIUM TRILOGY: Vol. 2: THE SHIRO PROJECT Vol. 3: THE MORGENSTERN PROJECT Published originally by a tiny self-distributed publisher, The Bleiberg Project was a huge publishing phenomenon in […]

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The Fountain Pen’s Journey (Tour de plume)

LITERARY FICTION This swirling and surprising novel offers, through a series of contemporary portraits, a reflection on litterature, the act of writing and the direction of life itself. Highly readable, its writing follows the personality of whoever gets hold of it. Push the door to Mr H’s bookshop and you will find him at the […]

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The Insomniacs (Les Insomniaques)

LITERARY FICTION You like the British TV series “Downton Abbey”? You’ll love this book! When it came out in 2009 this debut novel was lauded by the critics, it sold more than 14,000 copies and was nominated for the Prix Medicis. It is a remarkable portrait of the nobility mired in its out-moded traditions.  It […]

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The Circle of Ashes (Le cercle des cendres)

LITERARY FICTION The Circle of Ashes is a Bildungsroman that takes root in German post-war guilt, and which highlights the doubts and complexes of the next generation who tried to build itself on the “circle of ashes.” Who is Friedhart Stahl, this adventurer who settles in with a family in Munich and who, under the […]

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