Books by Pieter Aspe

THE FOURTH FIGURE by Pieter Aspe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"The Satanists remain unsatisfyingly shadowy to the bitter end, but Aspe provides both a wholly unexpected culprit and the perfect setup for the moment in which his police hero finally becomes a father."
The fourth case of Bruges Commissioner Pieter Van In to reach these shores, originally published in Belgium in 1998, pins the raffish cop between a covey of Satanists and a very pregnant wife. Read full book review >
FROM BRUGES WITH LOVE by Pieter Aspe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2015

"Van In's third features less of his complicated domestic life (The Midas Murders, 2013, etc.) and more head butting with higher-ups. Not that there's anything wrong with that."
Now that his wife, deputy public prosecutor Hannelore Martens, is pregnant, Bruges' Inspector Pieter Van In can stop skirt-chasing and settle down to what he does best: antagonizing the powers that be. Read full book review >
THE MIDAS MURDERS by Pieter Aspe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 4, 2013

"Only Van In's intuition and his knack for noticing important details can explain how this raffish cop could possibly keep his job in this jokey, down-and-dirty tour of a town that can't make up its mind whether it's a museum for tourists or a haven for crooks."
Not only its citizens, but Bruges itself is under attack in this second case for Assistant Commissioner Pieter Van In to reach American shores. Read full book review >
THE SQUARE OF REVENGE by Pieter Aspe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 12, 2013

"For those who discovered the Belgian city depicted here in the 2008 film In Bruges, this book will be a welcome return—with plenty more to come via translations of more Van In books, one hopes."
Belgian crime-fiction veteran Aspe's English-language debut thriller, originally published in Europe in 1995, introduces readers to chain-smoking, perpetually out-of-sorts DI Pieter Van In. Read full book review >