Le Crime (Paperback)
— Tom - Books Inc. in Berkeley
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.
About the Author
Earlier in his life, Peter Steiner taught literature for a living. Then he became a cartoonist for "The New Yorker". He now writes stunningly good spy novels. He has published books including "The Terrorist, L'Assassin "and "Le Crime "(published in hardcover as "A French Country Murder") in his series set in France and featuring ex-CIA man Louis Morgon. Peter Steiner makes his home in France and Connecticut.
“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.”