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Le Crime (Paperback)

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Description


A cross between The Spy Who Came in from the Cold and A Year in Provence, this ingenious thriller gets stunning raves from one and all:

“Unforgettable . . . combines elements of Agatha Christie and Robert Ludlum.”
---Bookreporter.com

“A riveting murder mystery.”
---France Today

“Steiner sketches such a rich life for his tiny town that he makes you want to get on the next plane.”
---Chicago Tribune

“A beautiful crime novel.”
---Thomas Perry, New York Times bestselling author of Nightlife

“A page-turner---like a good Alan Furst or Graham Greene novel.”
---The Washingtonian

“Louis Morgon is a marvel.”
---Olen Steinhauer, author of Victory Square

Le Crime est superbe.”
---Jim Fusilli, author of Hard, Hard City

Former State Department expert Louis Morgon finds a murdered body on the doorstep of his charming little house in France, and he and the local gendarme team up to solve the murder. Thriller and mystery lovers: Bon appetit!

About the Author


Also known for his cartoons in The New Yorker, this is Peter Steiner’s first novel in the Louis Morgon thriller series; the second, L’Assassin, is forthcoming soon from Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur. Le Crime was originally published in hardcover under the title A French Country Murder.

Praise for Le Crime…


“A fantastic novel, at once a gripping political thriller, and a complex mystery tale.”
---David Brooks, author of Bobos in Paradise

“Le Carré and Deighton fans will welcome Steiner’s engaging first novel.”
---Publishers Weekly

Product Details ISBN-10: 0312380666
ISBN-13: 9780312380663
Published: Minotaur Books
Pages: 256
Language: English