Hervé Le Corre was born in Paris and currently teaches in the suburbs of Bordeaux, France. He is the author of several crime fiction novels, including Talking to Ghosts (2014). He also writes for the literary magazine Le Passant Ordinaire.
“This is a powerful novel, evoking the chaos and mundaneness of a military siege, and is recommended for fans of French history or any readers interested in a new perspective on armed conflict.”
— Historical Novels Society, May 10 2021
“Le Corre captures not only the events of the era, but the mindset, the prejudices, and the blind spots as well.”
— CrimeReads, Mar 24 2021
“Le Corre brilliant integrates a mystery plot line into a vivid evocation of a lesser-known period in French history in this enthralling novel [giving him] an opportunity to display his gifts at writing tense scenes [ . . . ] Fans of Armand Cabasson won’t want to miss this one.”