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Shadowland

A Normandy Mystery

A glamorous film festival, a brutal serial killer, a race against time

Charismatic bodyguard Nicolas Guerlain is led by his sixth sense back to his hometown, Deauville. The international film festival taking place there is drawing actors and directors from all over the world to Normandy.

Volume: 6

Deadly Gale

On the remote, wind-tossed Normandy island of Chausey, a couple discovers a message in a bottle on the beach. It contains a list of five names, including that of the man who just found it. He dies on the return trip to the mainland. A short time later, the second man on the list is found dead. ...
Volume: 5

Beacon

A Normandy mystery: A new case for Nicolas Guerlain

Experience Normandy's dark side with Benjamin Cors


Fear has settled across Vieux-Port. The town's residents are terrified of an old curse that predicts they will all die in a flooding of the Seine. When the first victim dies, the mayor asks for Nicolas Guerlain's help ...

Volume: 4

Tidal Game

BODYGUARD: the word that a dying man attempts to scratch into the ground with the last of his strength. A word that leads to Nicolas Guerlain, a bodyguard employed by the French government. Nicolas realizes that a connection exists to the festivities at Normandy on June 6, the memorial day for ...

Volume: 3

Coastline

A nobleman with ties to the French government receives three murder threats in less than a week. Nicolas Guerlain's new contract once again takes him back to Normandy. However, before he can even meet his new protectee, he stumbles across a corpse. A lifeless figure is dangling from the Pont de ...

Volume: 2

Beset by Concerns

A life between Capri and Sylt

A sensitive, humorous portrait of a remarkable woman. Subtly and unpretentiously, Claretta Cerio describes her childhood and teenage years between 1927 and 1945, which she spent divided between two vastly different island worlds. On the one hand, Capri is her mother's home, and it is here that ...


Jetsam

The setting is the Cannes Film Festival; young bodyguard Nicholas Guerlain is supposed to be looking after a French minister but accidentally knocks him to the red carpet when his attention is distracted by a familiar figure in the cheering crowd - is that not Julie, his long-lost love who ...

Volume: 1

In the Shadow of the Empire

The foundation of the German Empire in 1871 and its complicated legacy

A masterful analysis of the founding of the German state and the ambiguities of the Empire

On January 18, 1871, in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, the King of Prussia was crowned the Kaiser of Germany, and the German Empire was born. Over the following years, the ...


Less Than Human

In collaboration with Timothy Braatz

From ghetto to death camp - a memoir of privilege and luck

Anatol Chari was a member of the Jewish Special Police Force and his memoirs are one of the few publications to shed light on events from this particular perspective. Chari shares his reminiscences in depth in an ...

Rights sold: Poland

On Aggression

Rights sold: UK/USA, China, Italy, Hungary, Korea, Taiwan, Portugal, Israel, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Turkey

With You, The Ocean Glows

Turbulent seas and throbbin hearts

When Penny lands on Fuerteventura to work at an all-inclusive club, Milo is the last person she expects to see there. Milo, who briefly went to school with her, whose name spells nothing but trouble and with whom she shared an errant kiss.


A Night to Last Forever

Only one night to spark great love

When Jonah and Liv meet at a festival in England, their personal desires couldn't be more different. But then something begins to spark. And although Liv makes it quite clear at the beginning that nothing can happen between them and Jonah ...