Thriller

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À partir du Niveau B2 – Expert

The trader

Un riche banquier est assassiné alors qu’il se rend à son travail. Le tueur lance un ultimatum : dans trois jours, un autre banquier mourra.

À partir du Niveau B2 – Expert

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Distant echo

When Dr. Alexandre Lelong arrives in Toulouse to examine a young American woman with amnesia, he thinks she is simply an intriguing psychiatric case. But there is nothing simple about Marilyn Jensen’s amnesia. She has a completely new personality, and even a new language: French. As his feelings for her become stronger, the mystery of her condition deepens.

A psychiatric thriller in the best tradition, Distant Echo keeps you guessing until the end.

À partir du Niveau C1 – Expert

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The exsanguinist

London, 1914. A killer is at liberty in the dark alleys of the city. The cadavers of his victims all have one thing in common: there is no blood in their bodies. As the Exsanguinist’s reign of terror continues, Detective Silas Quinn finds his suspicions focussing on the members of an exclusive gentleman’s club…

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The ghost marriage

Chief Inspector Li Yan and American pathologist Margaret Campbell, heroes of Peter May’s best-selling China thrillers, return in a new story. A girl has disappeared in Peking, and the mystery is somehow connected to a strange marital rite from China’s past: the Minghun, or Ghost Marriage.

Winners of France’s Pix Intramuros in 2007, Peter May once again takes his readers on a powerful, fascinating exploration of modern China.

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THE MANNEQUIN AND THE MONKEY

London, the early 1900s. Amélie, the star model of the city’s most opulent department store, is found murdered in her bedroom. The door was locked from the inside, and the only living thing in the room is a small monkey. Detective Silas Quinn of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate…

Celebrated crime-writer R.N. Morris delivers a colourful, exuberant homage to the classic stories of Edgar Allen Poe and Conan Doyle in this ingenious mystery.

 

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Ask no questions

A Pentagon employee is accused of leaking secret information to an internet site. A lie-detector test suggests he is guilty. Facing prison for life, his only hope is Dr. Alexandre Lelong, a psychologist with an extremely rare talent: the ability to ‘read’ people’s true thoughts by observing microscopic changes in their facial expressions.

Award-winning author Janice Hally enters the world of Pentagon scandals and internet leaks for this contemporary thriller.

 

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Auteurs

R. N. Morris

Directeur de la collection Paper Planes et lauréat de plusieurs prix littéraires, Rupert Morgan met à contribution son talent dans des romans satiriques et humoristiques.

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Janice Hally

Auteur de fictions télé, comédies, et thrillers, Janice Hally est une habituée du top 10 des fictions populaires.

Rupert Morgan

Journaliste, auteur, directeur de collection, Rupert Morgan a écrit plusieurs romans qui lui ont valu des prix littéraires et ont été largement traduits. Cet écossais qui vit aujourd’hui dans une péniche amarrée sur les bords de la Seine a l’ambition de transmettre son amour de la lecture au plus grand nombre, et qui plus est en VO !