Leading Titles

Thriller


Block 46
Block 46

In London and Sweden, odd murders puzzle the investigators: it's a strange thing for a serial killer, to change both the type of prey and the hunting grounds... or is it in fact a pair of sociopaths at work?

The taciturn investigator Emily Roy and the glamorous writer Alexis Castells will have to chase killers as elusive as they are perverse. A pursuit that will lead them to the atrocities that took place in Buchenwald in 1944.

A cool-headed profiler and a glamorous writer joined by a shared obsession with serial killers

Fantasy


Le Paris des Merveilles
Paris of Wonders
 
Welcome to Paris of Wonders, a magical Paris, one of the gates between our universe and the OtherWorld ruled by the fairy queen.
 
Louis Griffont is a gentleman wizards. Charged with investigating illegal trafficking in enchanted objects, he soon finds himself dealing with a series of murders and facing multiple perils. A whirlwind of mysterious events will lift the veil concealing Griffont’s past, as well as an ancient secret that threatens to rock the throne of Ambremer, coveted by the Black Queen.

‘A stroll through a fascinating alternate Paris at the turn of the 20th century, but one in which mystery, magic, and murder lurk at every step.’
Elbakin.net



Les Terres Interdites
The Pirates of the Crooked Claw

When Caboche, having fled the military orphanage, goes off in search of his father, he certainly never expected to meet the company of the Crooked Claw, and still less to find himself aboard their ship! Led by a disillusioned captain called Bretelle and renowned for never having successfully boarded another ship, the crew looks more like a circus troupe than a band of pirates.

But Caboche is going to take them on an astonishing voyage to the Turquoise Seas, in search of a legendary treasure. Pursued by the invincible and immortal Ghost-Admiral, their dangerous quest will take them to the outer fringes of the Flower-World where the mysterious Forbidden Lands begin…

An extraordinary, One Piece-like pirate adventure



Le Septième Guerrier-mage
The Seventh Warrior-Mage
 
Disgusted with violence, Jal decides to desert his army. He finds refuge in an ancient elven valley miraculously spared by the war, which inhabitants make him swear to defend.
 
The task seems desperate, but as memories of his childhood come back to him, he remembers the incredible powers acquired during his special training and that will enable him to fulfill his promise.

‘Fast-flowing, spectacular and entertaining fantasy. A honey-trap for readers, impossible to put down’
Librairie Mollat

Women's Fiction


Le Temps volé
Stolen Time

Between Jojo Moyes and Amélie Poulain, utterly heart-warming!

Already sold at auction in Germany.

One day, Flavie receives a mysterious letter, along with an apology from the Post Office for the delay in delivery… of forty-three years!
So who is this Amélie and the anonymous man desperate to persuade her to give up everything to come live with him? Did he manage to contact her? Did she ever see him again?... Flavie is determined to reunite the pair and have her happy ending!

A journey between past and present, in search of a lost romance



Après l'orage
After the Storm

In a few short hours, Charlotte’s life has turned upside down. Just when she was about to announce to her fiancé that she was pregnant, he was killed in a motorcycle accident. Now she finds herself alone with her doubts, the emptiness that Alex left behind him, and an impossible decision to make – whether or not to keep the child.

Amid this turmoil, Charlotte does her best to welcome Alex’s grieving family: his mother and his brother, who have just arrived from England. Very quickly, Brenda and Carl win the young woman’s trust, and make her a proposal that seems a little crazy: that of wedding Carl in a marriage of convenience in order to provide the child-to-be with a family...

A story that will break your heart before filling it with hope

Middle Grade


Adèle
Adèle and the Wedding of Queen Margot

By the author awarded with the Prix Gulli 2014 for best novel.

When she finds out she has to read an entire book during her holidays, it’s just too much! But little by little, Adèle lets herself be carried away by her reading, to the point that she dreams about it at night. And not just any dream: she becomes a character in Queen Margot, and lives at the royal court in the 16th century!

A great concept that will win over young readers.

Between 2015 and 1572, Adèle must choose.



14-14
14-14

Prix Gulli 2014 for best novel

Sold in Taiwan and Korea

Adrien and Hadrien are two thirteen-year-old boys and they live only a few kilometres from one another. There’s only one thing that sets them apart: Adrien lives in the year 2014, and Hadrien in 1914. But magic intervenes in their destinies and two mailboxes appear before their respective houses, allowing them to exchange letters.

This skilfully drawn, fantastic parallel, will allow readers to plunge into a crucial historical period and to follow the story of a beautiful friendship.

 
Two teenagers exchange letters.
One lives in 2014… the other in 1914.
Fantasy


Effets Spéciaux
Special Effects

"More than a reference work… it’s a bible!”
Cine Sfx & Making Of

Pascal Pinteau, a privileged eyewitness of the evolution of special effects since 1985, not only produced a unique volume exploring the entire history of special effects, including the most recent techniques used in the latest movies, but he also gathered an impressive number of previously unpublished anecdotes and first-hand accounts by the best experts.

“Pinteau is in awe of special effects, (…) he gives a thorough, insightful history that is never overblown and always intelligent”
Publishers Weekly

Non-fiction


Générations SF
Science-fiction Generation

An incredible collection of cinema objects gathered over the years by a huge fan (Arnaud Grunberg), comparable both in numbers and value with George Lucas’s!

A major asset for communicating on Star Wars, with unpublished, previously unseen contents on cult movies.

An impressive collection which exhibitions inevitably create a buzz, each time bringing hundreds of thousands of people.

When SF experts gather the world’s greatest collection of cinema items with remarkable talent