Niel, Colin


An environmental engineer specialising in conserving biodiversity, Colin Niel worked in Guyana for several years. His detective trilogy set in Guyana received numerous prizes, including the Prix des lecteurs Quais du Polar/20 Minutes 2016 for Obia. His last novel, Seules les bêtes, which also won several prizes including the Prix Polar Landerneau 2017, is currently being adapted for the cinema. These days Colin Niel lives in Marseille.