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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.

 

 

 

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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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Beach Read: Grand Cru Heist Now in Paperback

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on June 24, 2014

In time for beach read season, we just released Grand Cru Heist in paperback. This second Winemaker Detective cozy offers talk of vintage wines, French landscape, sleuthing and just enough edge to appeal to any mystery reader.

In other words, it’s a perfect beach read escape. In Grand Cru Heist, authors Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen bring French wine country to…

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Listen up… our first audiobook is out

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on June 20, 2014

Most of you know we believe “a book is a book is a book” no matter what format it comes in, and you also know that after being digital first, we added print books and now have deals with Audible for audiobooks.

The first audio title is now available. It’s The Bleiberg Project by David Khara, narrated by Graham…

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The Loire Valley with the Winemaker Detective

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on June 17, 2014

Have you read Grand Cru Heist? Already available as an ebook, the print version will be release this month. Part of the action takes place in the Loire Valley and the region around Tours. Benjamin Cooker get carjacked in Paris, and then retreats to Loire Valley to recuperate. I suppose a Vouvray cure could help in just about any circumstance. In his words:

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Summer Read: Award-Winning Paris Mystery Now in Paperback

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on June 11, 2014

This week, we are releasing the paperback version of the award-winning international bestseller The 7th Woman, edge-of-your-seat summer read. Combine a gritty police procedural, forensics and that je ne sais quoi only found in Paris and you get The 7th Woman by Frédérique Molay, who has been called “the French Michael Connelly.” This book won France’s most prestigious crime fiction award—the…

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What does it take to write a police procedural?

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on June 5, 2014

With Frédérique Molay’s The 7th Woman coming out in paperback this month, we talked to her about what it takes to write a police procedural. The 7th Woman is the start of a series of gritty mysteries set in Paris, with lots of police procedure and forensics, a kind of French CSI Paris. The second in the series, Crossing the Line, is in the works.

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Cover Reveal: A New Book for Winemaker Detective Fans

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on June 3, 2014
in Mysteries

For Winemaker Detective fans, after this summer’s release of Treachery in Bordeaux, Grand Cru Heist and Nightmare in Burgundy, we’re busy working on Deadly Tasting, by Jean-Pierre Alaux and Noël Balen. Here’s the cover. In this one, Cooker and Virgile help find a serial killer in Bordeaux, and readers learn a lot about the darker times in Bordeaux’s recent history.

A new book for Winemaker Detective fans

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