Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • Something has got Aurel Timescu’s attention: an unsolved and apparently unsolvable crime. A vacationer has been found hanged. And it is a crime that will go unpunished if Aurel isn’t ready for the fight of his life.Aurel Timescu’s French is tin...



  • A work of suspense and psychological tension set in the world of international humanitarian aid, Checkpoint is the latest bestselling novel by the founder of Doctors Without Borders, Jean-Christophe Rufin.The four men accompanying Maud on the aid co...



  • After a brilliant career as a trader, Jacques Coeur was summoned to the court of Charles VII and appointed Master of the Mint in 1436. He rose to become the King of France's visionary First Banker who, with his tours of the Far East, his opposition t...



  • “A beautifully memorable and unusual story about war and what it does to us” from the bestselling author and founder of Doctors Without Borders (The Independent).In 1919, in a small town in the province of Berry, France, under the crushing heat o...



  • Based on the true story of Jacques Coeur, The Dream Maker is the story of a Steve Jobs of the Middle Ages. Coeur was the King of France's visionary First Banker who, with his tours of the Far East, his public criticism of the Crusades, and his effort...



  • Orphaned children Just and Colombe are brought against their will into Brazil by French colonizers to learn the native language and become interpreters, in an adventure that pits them against such challenges as cannibals, the expedition's eccentric l...



  • A luminous sequel to The Abyssinian, a headlong adventure set in the treacherous splendor of the Eastern empires. Twenty years have passed since Jean-Baptiste Poncet's daring mission to the remote and exotic court of the King of Abyssinia. We find hi...



  • In 1699, Louis XIV of France sent an embassy to the most mysterious of oriental sovereigns, the Negus, or King, of Abyssinia (modern-day Ethiopia). Louis' hope was to lure that country into the political and religious orbit of France. Jean-Baptiste P...