Fiction

Bathsheba

Marek Halter

Bathsheba is beautiful, spirited and lonely. Her husband, Uriah, a high ranking general in King David’s army has been away at war for countless months, leaving her, like so many other women, to while…


April in Paris

Michael Wallner

Paris, 1943. Michel Roth is 21 year old German working for the Wehrmacht in occupied Paris. Soft-spoken and well-read, his ability to speak accent-free French does not go unnoticed by his superiors. A…


Ellana: The Pact of the Shadow Walkers

Pierre Bottero

Ellana is the latest bestselling series from the author of Ewilan’s Quest.  More than a million copies of Bottero’s novels have been sold in France alone. There are two answers to every question: that…


The Chosen One: George W. Bush

Frédéric Lenoir; illustrations by Alexis Chabert

-I choose you, you are my chosen one and you will change the world. -Lord, why me? -Because you are useless! And my glory before all nations will shine even brighter when I accomplish my deeds from no…


The Queen of Palmyra

A.B. Daniel

Born in a tent amid a nomadic clan of the 3rd century BC, nothing predestined Zenobia to become the great queen of the Middle East… Nothing except perhaps a shooting star that lit up that night’s sk…


Merde, Actually

Stephen Clarke

Following the phenomenal success of A Year in the Merde, the misadventures and merde keep on coming as Paul tries to bring his tea room project to fruition on his own, whilst figuring out who is the t…


If Only It Were True 2

Marc Levy

When Arthur returns to San Francisco after a self-imposed exile in Paris, he rediscovers his best friend, his job, and the city he loves. The one thing missing is Lauren: the woman he had sacrificed e…


A Year in the Merde

Stephen Clarke

Paul West, a young Englishman, arrives in Paris to start a new job – and finds out what the French are really like.They do eat a lot of cheese, some of which smells like pigs’ droppings. They don’t wa…


The Feast of Angels

Danielle Thiéry

Commissioner Edwige Marion has recently been transferred to one of the most dangerous neighbourhoods in Paris. A single mother, she tries to shelter her daughter Nina from the violence and drugs that…


The Blue Galley

Henning Boëtius

In the year 1550, Jan Massys, the painter son of a famed Flemish artist arrives penniless and completely alone in the port town of Genoa. Six years earlier the Spanish Inquisition had banished him fro…