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.”
“A riveting murder mystery.”
“Steiner sketches such a rich life for his tiny town that he makes you want to get on the next plane.”
“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.”
“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!
This book was first published by St. Martin's Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books as A French Country Murder.
“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.”