Le Crime (Louis Morgon Series #1)

Le Crime (Louis Morgon Series #1)

by Peter Steiner
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Le Crime (Louis Morgon Series #1) by Peter Steiner

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."

—-France Today

"Steiner sketches such a rich life for his tiny town that he makes you want to get on the next plane."

—-Chicago Tribune

"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."

—-The Washingtonian

"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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312380663
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Series: Louis Morgon Series , #1
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Also known for his cartoons in The New Yorker, this is Peter Steiner's first novel in the Louis Morgon thriller series; the second, L'Assassin, was published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur. Le Crime was originally published in hardcover under the title A French Country Murder.

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Le Crime (Louis Morgon Series #1) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fantastic read. This is a "literate" mystery and not int he mold of a Ludlum thriller. At once a mystery this is also a psychological portrait of the main character that can touch many people as well as a travelogue that will have you planning a trip to travel to rural France.