»Of course, Vargas, pen name for historian and folklorist Frederique Audoin-Rouzeau, has a screw loose only in the sense that her mysteries are darkly whimsical — magical realism with its feet on the ground in a highly entertaining French way.«
The eighth Commissaire Adamsberg policier The Ghost Riders of Ordebec is full of strange crimes and quirky suspects, says Richard Lipez. His review on the novel by Fred Vargas you can catch at The Washington Post.
- The Ghost Riders of Ordebec by Fred Vargas
- Take Five by Jack Batten
- The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
- The Woman Who Wouldn’t Die by Colin Cotterill
Margaret Cannon with four new crime fiction novels. Her reviews of books by Fred Vargas, Jack Batten, Donna Leon and Colin Cotterill you can read at The Globe and Mail.
»For those who haven’t picked Vargas off the shelf, I highly recommend sitting on a wall with Adamsberg this spring.«
A review about The Ghost Riders of Ordebec by Fred Vargas at The Independent.