A crime story. A love story. More than 2 million copies sold worldwide.
And now a major 10-part MGM TV series starring Patrick Dempsey and Ben Schnetzer.
August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day Somerset, New Hampshire, lost its innocence.
That summer, struggling author Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three years later, her body is dug up from his yard, along with a manuscript copy of the novel that made him a household name. Quebert is the only suspect.
Marcus Goldman - Quebert's most gifted protégé - throws off his writer's block to clear his mentor's name. Solving the case and penning a new bestseller soon merge into one. As his book begins to take on a life of its own, the nation is gripped by the mystery of 'The Girl Who Touched the Heart of America'.
But with Nola, in death as in life, nothing is ever as it seems.
The film is directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet) and released on 23 August on SkyWitness.
The Baltimore Boys, a follow-up to the bestselling The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, is published in paperback.
The book of the year (Simon Mayo)
An expertly realised, addictive Russian doll of a whodunnit (Fanny Blake Daily Mail)
A top-class literary thriller that smoothly outclasses its rivals (Melissa Katsoulis The Times)
Should delight any reader who has felt bereft since finishing Gone Girl, or Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy (Patricia Nicol Metro)
It's a terrific story and I'm loving it (Philip Schofield Mail on Sunday)
It's like 'Twin Peaks' meets Atonement meets In Cold Blood - the French thriller everyone is talking about (Gaby Wood Daily Telegraph)
An intricate murder mystery that could be the read of the summer (Sunday Times)
The tale is expertly told, as unreliable information dances with necessary plot shifts and unexpected moments of catastrophe. An accomplished thriller (James Runcie Independent)
Pacy, pleasingly complex and addictive (Good Housekeeping)