Affairs Of State
The author of the award-winning Lorraine Connection returns with yet another riveting tale of intrigue and corruption. A call-girl whose black book lists her elite international clients is found murdered, a mysterious plane bound for Iran disappears over Turkey - and the president's closest advisor, Bonard, is manipulating the system with consummate ease. It's up to rookie advisor Noria Ghozali to untangle the threads which bind these events together - and to combat the racism which repeatedly stalls her efforts.
'Affairs of State is a tense, exciting and masterly novel about the abuse of power and wealth by the French inner establishment' Petrona
'Seamlessly integrates a fine crime story with an equally convincing grip on the character of the northern landscape' Judge of the CWA Duncan Lawrie International Dagger Award
'Gets under the skin in a way that has rarely been so compelling, and certainly never sexier' Cary Gee, Tribune
'Another excellent French crime writer to set alongside Fred Vargas' Publishing News