Laurent MALOT

Laurent Malot started writing novels, plays, and scripts because he dreamed of working with Steven Spielberg. He is the author of stories for radio and a well-received first novel published by Robert Laffont, De la part d’Hannah.

The White Abbey

A skillful political thriller where private lies and state secrets become entangled

Lieutenant Gange is raising his six-year-old daughter on his own in a mountain village in the Jura. His wife left a few months ago without saying why and they haven’t heard from her since.

When two murders occur in the same week in this remote community where «nothing ever happens», Gange becomes embroiled in an explosive investigation. Little by little, all...

Sowing Death

A thriller with highly contemporary themes set in the heart of rural France

In the heart of the Beauce region, a quadruple murder has shaken the town of Étampes. An unspeaking teenager, covered in blood, is found with a knife in his hand in front of the house of the victims. He is immediately interned in a psychiatric hospital. Has be been radicalised? Or was it simply a moment of madness? Media speculation feeds the townspeople’s...