Madam B.

Original title: Madame B.

Publication Date:

March 2020



Original language and publisher

French | Hugo & Compagnie

Territories Handled

Netherlands, North America, Scandinavia

Territories Sold

Spanish (World) (Roja y Negra PRH)


Crime & Thrillers

Madam B.

Original title: Madame B.


Fast, tense, thrilling and timely. By the best-selling author of The Twins of Piolenc.

Blanche Barzac, Madam B., is a professional cleaner. Gangsters, hitmen and murderers call upon her to erase all evidence of their crimes. She is the worthy successor of the stepfather who trained her, and she is renowned throughout this strange milieu for her efficiency, her discretion, and her expertise.

After each intervention, Madam B. keeps a piece of evidence as “life insurance”. But she is not the only one to gather incriminating evidence. As she investigates the blackmailer who is bullying her, Blanche retraces her past and realises that despite her cleaning, some stains still remain…