Books by Siân Reynolds

A CLIMATE OF FEAR by Fred Vargas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"The intricate eighth installment in this Parisian series delights with its interesting characters, engaging dialogue, and infectious sense of curiosity about the lives of others."
A pair of suspicious suicides are linked to each other and to the "godforsaken rock" that irrevocably changed the victims' lives a decade ago. Read full book review >
BYE BYE BLONDIE by Virginie Despentes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"Shockingly anodyne work from a writer notorious for her power to shock."
Misspent youth and the possibility of a second chance from the French author of Apocalypse Baby (2015), etc. Read full book review >
APOCALYPSE BABY by Virginie Despentes
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2015

"Powerful and empowered to a point, but this could have used sharper editing."
Structured like a classic noir, this French novel exposes the rotten core of contemporary European society through the perspectives of several female characters. Read full book review >
BED OF NAILS by Antonin Varenne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"Varenne creates characters more compelling than his plot. Readers who hang in till the final page, however, will be rewarded with an almost unbearably sad ending."
Verenne's seamy debut takes you on a tour of the parts of Paris most tourists never see. Lucky them. Read full book review >
AN UNCERTAIN PLACE by Fred Vargas
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Adamsberg's seventh outing bubbles entertainingly along via the chemistry of its recurring cast and the author's knack for creating colorful minor characters."
A brilliant Parisian sleuth untangles a grisly English crime with links to a French murder. Read full book review >