Books published by MacLehose Press
When a new drug lord is determined to make their mark on the tough Seine-Saint-Denis district of Paris, it’s not long before the area is on the verge of an all out war between the gangs and the police. Against that volatile backdrop, Capitaine Coste and his team have a murder to solve.
Reviewed on 22 January 2022 by Linda Wilson
After years of leading a double life as an academic and a member of an elite security team, Erasmus Levine decides to flee. The problem is that he does it during the presidential visit to Sweden and while he is physically attached to a nuclear briefcase. Soon he becomes the world’s most wanted man.
Reviewed on 25 June 2021 by Ewa Sherman
Alain Delambre, formerly a highly paid executive in human resources, has been out of regular work for four years. When a major company shows some interest in his application for a senior position he adopts desperate measures to obtain it.
Reviewed on 10 November 2018 by Arnold Taylor
Memories of the Finnish Civil War in 1918 affect everyone: members of the exclusive Wednesday Club, run by a lawyer Claes Thune, and also his secretive working-class secretary Mrs Matilda Wiik. It’s 1938 and Hitler’s expansion in Europe causes both admiration and anger. The past and present collide.
Reviewed on 24 December 2016 by Ewa Sherman
Three Italian judges in three different areas each have similar ideals and are differently equipped to achieve them. Will any of them ever succeed in overcoming the established criminal societies with their associated collaborators in the field of the law?
Reviewed on 21 February 2015 by Sylvia Maughan
Best-selling young author Marcus Goldman turns to his former professor to overcome a bad case of writer’s block only to discover that his mentor has been hiding an affair with a 15-year-old girl for more than 30 years. When the girl’s remains are found, Goldman, with the help of a determined detective, sets out to investigate.
Reviewed on 26 July 2014 by John Cleal