Books by Peter Steiner

THE CAPITALIST by Peter Steiner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Morgon's fifth adventure impresses both as thriller and morality play, building a memorable and complex tapestry of greed and culpability."
When a retired CIA operative goes after a Machiavellian investment expert, it's personal. Read full book review >
THE RESISTANCE by Peter Steiner
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"Morgon's fourth appearance (The Terrorist, 2010, etc.) is a subtle and complex thriller/whodunit, written with wit, intelligence and luminous precision."
Three decades after it began, an unlikely investigator examines the way the Nazi occupation of France turned neighbor against neighbor and led to murder. Read full book review >
L’ASSASSIN by Peter Steiner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 22, 2008

"New Yorker cartoonist Steiner's best passages explore the subtler colors in human relationships, and his prose is packed with quirky surprises. Think of the overly twisty plot as a MacGuffin for a series of sublimely observed scenes."
In the world of espionage, old grievances die hard...or don't die at all. Read full book review >
A FRENCH COUNTRY MURDER by Peter Steiner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2003

"Steiner's studied understatement—the unmysterious tale unfolds largely in retrospective summary—renders the stuff of international intrigue into a coolly telegraphic portrait of betrayal."
One perfect June morning in 1995, Louis Morgon, a State Department analyst retired to the village of Saint Leon sur Dême, opens the door of his chalet to find a dead man on his doorstep. Read full book review >