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The best in French crime fiction.

Second Consortium Thriller Translation Under Way

on March 31, 2014

We have another non-stop action thriller translation in the works with a new translator, Sophie Weiner, who is busy translating the second Consortium thriller by David Khara. In The Shiro Project the modern world could face a heavy price from the madness of World…

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New French Wine Country Mystery on Kindle

on March 25, 2014

French wine country mysteryWe just launched a new French wine country mystery on Kindle: Nightmare in BurgundyWine and mystery seem made for each other in the Winemaker Detective…

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Fourth wine-plus-crime whodunit in the works

on February 27, 2014

In a new wine-plus-crime whodunit in the works, lush French wine country and exquisite grand cru bottles combine with ritualistic murders and a brilliant wine expert to solve the case. The fourth Winemaker Detective mystery now being translated promises to be a thriller…

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Weekend countdown deal

on February 21, 2014

Tick-tock. Time is ticking for a special weekend countdown deal, just as it is for Paris homicide detectives in the chilling mystery up for grabs: The 7th Woman, by Frédérique Molay. In a race against the clock to catch a serial killer in…

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Is Wine Sexy?

on February 13, 2014

This question popped into my mind when one of our readers said she was in love with Virgile from the Winemaker Detective series. Virgile is a wine expert working for the renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker, and the two of them gumshoe around France…

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Grand Cru Heist… for real!

on February 10, 2014

Lonely bottle - after Bordeaux wine heistFact: Bordeaux wine heist

Thought our latest release Grand Cru Heist was fiction? Think again! News of a major sting on a Bordeaux wine heist ring hit the French papers…

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Winemaker Detective Sequel Now on Kindle

on February 4, 2014

grandcru_cover_1600_1000Yay! We just launched on Kindle the new Winemaker Detective novel–another wine-plus-crime Epicurean whodunit set in French wine country.


The First Sequel

I love the wine-plus-crime premise for a whodunit and we are thrilled to continue…

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1.5 Million Copies Sold: Le French Book Nabs New Bestselling Series

on January 27, 2014

We just signed on a new bestselling series. The police detective series with an esoteric bent, by Eric Giacometti and Jacques Ravenne, has sold 1.5 million copies in France and is already translated into seventeen languages.

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Orders Open for Our First 2014 Print Titles

on December 18, 2013

Bookstores, libraries and readers can start placing orders for Le French Book’s first print titles, which will be released in 2014. Here is the schedule.


The Greenland BreachThe Greenland Breach by Bernard Besson (Trade paperback: 978-1-939474-07-0)….

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On Translation: Sharing a New View

on December 12, 2013

Le French Book is happy to welcome Jeffrey Zuckerman on board. He’ll be translating the third book in the Paris Homicide series. Yes, we are busy at work translating new stories about Chief of Police Nico Sirsky and his team of elite crime fighters…

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