Pascal Garnier, who died in 2010, was a prolific author of books for adults and children, and a painter. He lived in the mountains of the Ardèche.Emily Boyce is a translator and editor at Gallic Books. She lives in London.Melanie Florence works at the University of Oxford and is a translator from the French.Svein Clouston previously worked at Gallic Books and is now a content marketer based in Edinburgh.
¿Garnier's crime novels add significantly to the latest renaissance for this type of dark narrative' - Publishers Weekly Volume 1 includes How's the Pain?, the tale of an ageing ¿pest exterminator' taking on one last job on the French Riviera; The Panda Theory, in which a stranger, Gabriel, arrives in a Breton town and befriends the locals ... but is he as angelic as he seems?; and The A26, in which a new Picardy motorway brings modernity close to a flat in which a brother and sister live together, haunted by terminal illness and the events of 1945.