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The No.1 bestseller in France, NIGHT is the thrilling new novel from award-winner Bernard Minier. The Commandant Servaz series The Frozen Dead is available now on Netflix.

A woman murdered in a church in Norway.
A collection of photographs on an oil rig in the North Sea.
A young boy in a picturesque Austrian village.
The three clues that suggest a serial killer has returned . . .

Detective Kirsten Nigaard believes the signs point to none other than Julian Hirtmann, a serial murderer on the run. She turns to Toulouse cop Martin Servaz, who has a painful personal history with Hirtmann. Servaz hunted the elusive killer for many years until the trail went cold. Now they have a chance to bring him to justice at last.

But soon the pair find themselves in a terrifying cat-and-mouse chase, not knowing who is chasing whom, and which of them might pay the ultimate price.

Praise for Bernard Minier

‘Over the past few years, France has produced some of Europe’s most striking and original crime novelists. Bernard Minier is up there with the best’ – The Sunday Times

‘A super-accelerated version of a Hitchcock thriller, with thrills and shocks on nearly every page . . . Minier reels out lurid, quick and dirty prose, dirty enough to blacken the fingers as we read’ – Spectator


A publishing sensation in France . . . With a villain possessing the intelligence of Thomas Harris's immortal Hannibal Lecter, this is great story-telling, with a creeping sense of dread that would not disgrace Stephen King at his best
Daily Mail on The Frozen Dead
Bernard Minier's second novel A SONG FOR DROWNED SOULS confirms his status in the forefront of crime fiction's French renaissance . . . A gripping read
The Times
A super-accelerated version of a Hitchcock thriller, with thrills and shocks on nearly every page
Spectator on Don't Turn Out the Lights
Praise for Bernard Minier
Dark, deep and cerebral, but the danger will almost stop your heart
Sunday Times Crime Club
Like Agent Starling in The Silence Of The Lambs, always two steps behind a serial killer who toys with them exactly as Hannibal Lecter did with Starling. Minier's killer is every bit as compelling
Daily Mail
Minier's extravagantly plotted thrillers . . . are highly readable and deliver great entertainment
Morning Star