"...a darker and subtler novel than Death on the Marais... The novel is ingeniously plotted and works up to an unexpected climax... A thoroughly enjoyable read from an accomplished crime writer... "
Historical Novel Society
"Adrian Magson is a classic crime star in the making... he effortlessly takes us back to the France of low-slung Citroens, the mid-morning Pernod and the whiff of stale Gitanes."
The Daily Mail - London
About the Author
began writing short fiction and features for women’s magazines, contributing over the years to publications in the UK, US, Scandinavia, Japan and Australia. As well as writing comedy material and stories for BBC radio, he also turned to writing crime thrillers, and was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award. Since then he has gone on to have several crime thrillers published and is a regular contributor to Writing Magazine.