Lu en VO

Nous lisons aussi beaucoup de livres en VO, surtout ceux écrits en anglais, et nous savons que nous ne sommes pas les seuls à le faire. Vous trouverez donc dans cette catégorie tous les romans en langue étrangère (en anglais ou, plus rarement, en allemand) dont nous avons envie de vous parler. Peut-être que ce serait enfin l’occasion de vous lancer, vous aussi, dans la lecture d’un bon livre en anglais…

Scandal at the Salty Dog (de ParisDude)

Synopsis Mystery Stalks the Cobbled Streets of Pirate’s Cove Who or what is haunting elderly recluse Juliet Blackwell, what does it have to do with mysterious goings-on at the Salty Dog Pub–and why is any of it mystery bookshop owner Ellery Page’s problem? According to sometimes boyfriend Police Chief Jack Carson, it’s not Ellery’s problem, and Ellery should stop asking awkward questions

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Mystery at the Masquerade (de ParisDude)

Synopsis Love is in the Salt Sea Air–and so is Murder! Ellery Page, aspiring screenwriter, reigning Scrabble champion, and occasionally clueless owner of the village’s only mystery bookstore, the Crow’s Nest, is both flattered and bemused when he’s invited to the annual Marauder’s Masquerade, the best and biggest social event of the season in the quaint seaside village of Pirate’s

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A Body on the Hill (de ParisDude)

Synopsis PI Mitch O’Reilly is hired by big time Hollywood director T.J. Mooney to follow his son Austin who is starting an acting career without riding the coattails of his powerful father. T.J. isn’t happy his beloved son has changed his last name and chooses to live in a sketchy apartment and not the family mansion in Bel Air. To

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A Body in a Bathhouse (de ParisDude)

Synopsis On the verge of bankruptcy private investigator Mitch O’Reilly takes any gig that comes his way while running his Eye Spy Supply shop in a forgotten Los Angeles strip mall. After two tours in Afghanistan, Mitch’s life amounts to running his store, coping with his fun-loving sister, Josie, and scoring with anonymous men he meets online. That changes when

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Fire on the Island (de ParisDude)

Synopsis « Fire on the Island » is a playful, romantic thriller set in contemporary Greece, with a gay Greek-American FBI agent, who is undercover on the island to investigate a series of mysterious fires. Set against the very real refugee crisis on the beautiful, sun-drenched Greek islands, this novel paints a loving portrait of a community in crisis. As the island

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Gaydonia (de ParisDude)

Synopsis « Gaydonia » tells the story of Davor Matosic, a government apparatchik in an imaginary cash-strapped Balkan country, who launches a daring new plan to raise revenue – he’ll transform Zablvacia into a gay tourist mecca. His opponent, a former flame, pushes a rival plan to make money from a line of deliberately mediocre, weight loss inducing foods. The two factions

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The Blue Star (de ParisDude)

Synopsis Two heroes, reflective Peter and Byronic Chase, indulge their youthful appetites in Florence. Over the next 20 years their paths diverge and reconverge. Chase marries into the Italian aristocracy and Peter pursues his passion for Lorenzo, a beautiful young Florentine. The past impinges on the present as the story of Chase’s ancestor, Orvil Starkweather, is revealed – the secrets

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Lot (de ParisDude)

Synopsis Stories of a young man finding his place among family and community in Houston, from a powerful, emerging American voice. In the city of Houston – a sprawling, diverse microcosm of America – the son of a black mother and a Latino father is coming of age. He’s working at his family’s restaurant, weathering his brother’s blows, resenting his

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A Cry in the Desert (de ParisDude)

Synopsis A story of the battle against tyranny that remains as relevant now as when it was written. A group of friends living in Las Vegas are happy and successful: doctors, lawyers, journalists, and decorators. However, their lives go from utopian to dystopian when a law passes to allow the quarantine of those suspected to have AIDS. The government, in

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