Fred Vargas

Books by Fred Vargas

A Climate of Fear

A woman is thought to have committed suicide in her bath but Commissaire Adamsberg refuses to be convinced. Further apparent suicides, linked by the drawing of a strange symbol convince the investigating team that they are pursuing a serial killer.

Reviewed on 15 October 2016 by John Barnbrook

Dog Will Have His Day

Whilst keeping watch on the occupant of a house in Paris, Louis Kehlweiler, now made redundant by the Justice Department, spots something that turns out to be a small human bone. In spite of being ridiculed by the police when he takes it to them, he decides to investigate.

Reviewed on 15 November 2014 by Arnold Taylor

The Ghost Riders of Ordebec

Paris police Commissaire Adamsberg and his team visit rural Ordebec where a girl’s visions of a medieval hoard presage four deaths.

Reviewed on 06 September 2014 by Chris Roberts