|About the Book|
“Literate crime trillers don’t get much better than this.” —Publishers Weekly (starred) on L’AssassinPeter Steiners previous novel in this series, The Terrorist, was named one of the Top Ten Crime Novels of the Year by Booklist, and this new book is even better. During World War II, in the French village inhabitated by Steiners series detective Louis Morgon, some people collaborated while others resisted. Decades later, Louis Morgon finds evidence hidden under the floor of his house of a long-ago massacre of the towns resisters. He inadvertantly unleashes a firestorm of danger, deception and murder.