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Crossing the Line Praise Continues

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on September 22, 2014

Intrigue in ParisCrossing the Line by Frédérique Molay hits bookstores this week, and the blog tour continues with more praise for this Paris Homicide Mystery. Please do visit the bloggers who are supporting what we are doing.

For all the stops and giveaway opportunities run by France Book tours, click here.

For first blog tour stops,…

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Crossing the Line Blog Tour – 1

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on September 17, 2014

I want to give a special shout out to France Book Tours, which has put together a great blog tour for Crossing the Line by Frédérique Molay, with lots of giveaway opportunities.

Make sure you visit the site here for a full list of stops.  And don’t forget to check out the other books on tour.

Here are the first two stops. I’ll post the…

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La Rentrée: Book Giveaway and Discounts

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on September 5, 2014
in News

La rentrée is the French word for the back-to-school period we are currently in, but it’s meaning is vaster. It evokes the excitement and despair kids feel going back to school, the frowns (and relief) everyone else feels going back to work (after the vacation months of July and August), the return to frantic schedules with activities and meetings, and even the publication of…

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Calissons and the art of smuggling

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on August 12, 2014

What is the most French smuggling stash you can think of? That question came to mind just the other day in Aix-en-Provence, when I walked by this shop.

Fabrique Calissons

Their specialty is calissons d’Aix, a delicious almond-based treat. You can order some here: http://www.leonard-parli.com/

calisson shop

So what does this have to do with…

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Cover Artist – “Always in design mode”

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on August 5, 2014

We are really happy to be working with a new cover artist, Jeroen ten Berge. He’s creative, efficient, open minded and a really nice guy. We asked him some questions to find out more about who he is and how he thinks.

I grew up in The Netherlands. My biological father was a…

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Inspiration for Books: Moissac

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on July 29, 2014
in France

A lot of places in France have served as inspiration for books. I just made a fun trip to Moissac. Where? You may be asking yourself. It’s a small town in southwestern France, notable for, among other things, its Saint Pierre abbey and cloister, a World Heritage site. More people know about it than think they do, because the tympanum of the church’s southwestern…

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Translator’s View of The Shiro Project

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on July 22, 2014
in Thrillers

Sophie Weiner - translatorWe asked Sophie Weiner for her translator’s view of next Consortium Thriller: The Shiro Project by David Kharaanother action-packed adventure about how history is still with us today. Keep your eyes peeled for more about it soon.

 

 

 

  • What made you excited about this assignment?

After reading the first book in the series, The Bleiberg Project (translated by…

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July Escape Reading: Mad Scientists and Secret Agents

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on July 15, 2014

The Bleiberg ProjectWe’re releasing another block-buster French thriller in paperback this week: The Bleiberg Project hits bookstores on July 15. It’s perfect July escape reading, packed with action.

That’s right, World War II action, mad scientists and secret agents, what more could you want from a thriller? It’s also the first book in the Consortium thriller series,…

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New Book Covers – Check it Out

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on July 8, 2014

We’re happy to be working with Jeroen ten Berge on new book covers. He started by taking over the Paris Homicide series, with Crossing the Line and The City of Blood. Take a look. Yes, The City of Blood is in the works. More soon on that.

Intrigue in Paris

 

The City of Blood

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Early Kindle Releases

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on July 1, 2014

In June, we put out a couple early Kindle releases for summer readers who don’t want to wait for the full release in fall.

Paris Homicide: Crossing the Line by Frédérique Molay

Intrigue in Paris
Chief of Police Nico Sirsky returns to work after recovering from a gunshot wound. He’s in love and rearing to go. His first…

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