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Paul Halter (born 1956 in Hagenau, Alsace, France) is a writer of crime fiction known for his locked room mysteries. Halter pursued technical studies in his youth before joining the French Marines in the hope of seeing the world. Disappointed with the lack of travel, he left the military and, for a while, sold life insurance while augmenting his income playing the guitar in the local dance orchestra. He gave up life insurance for a job in the state-owned telecommunications company, where he works in what is presently known as France Télécom. Halter has been described as the natural successor to the late John Dickson Carr, generally considered the 20th century master of the locked room genre.. Throughout his nearly thirty novels his genre has been almost locked room mystery, and as a critic has said "Although strongly influenced by Carr and Christie, his style is his own and he can stand comparison with anyone for the originality of his plots and puzzles and his atmospheric writing."

His first published novel, La Quatrieme Porte (The Fourth Door) was published in 1988 and won the Prix de Cognac, given for detective literature. The following year, his novel Le Brouillard Rouge (The Red Fog) won "one of the highest accolades in French mystery literature", the Prix du Roman d'Aventures. He has now published more than thirty novels. Several of his short stories have been translated into English; by June 2010 six will have appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine; ten were collected and published by Wildside Press as The Night of the Wolf.

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Total Books: 38
Penelope's Web
2021 - Penelope's Web (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9798507621149
ISBN-10: N/A
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The White Lady
2020 - The White Lady (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9798656107204
ISBN-10: N/A
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Helm of Hades
2019 - The Helm of Hades (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781698112084
ISBN-10: 1698112084
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Gold Watch
2019 - The Gold Watch (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781798567289
ISBN-10: 1798567288
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Man Who Loved Clouds
2018 - The Man Who Loved Clouds (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781721081219
ISBN-10: 1721081216
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Madman's Room
2017 - The Madman's Room (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781545568125
ISBN-10: 154556812X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Vampire Tree
2016 - The Vampire Tree (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781539139355
ISBN-10: 1539139352
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Death Invites You
2016 - Death Invites You (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781518668753
ISBN-10: 1518668755
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Phantom Passage
2015 - The Phantom Passage (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781511939928
ISBN-10: 1511939923
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

The Picture from the Past
2014 - The Picture From the Past (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781502301819
ISBN-10: 1502301814
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

The Invisible Circle
2014 - The Invisible Circle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781497336834
ISBN-10: 149733683X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

The Crimson Fog
2013 - The Crimson Fog (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781491244234
ISBN-10: 1491244232
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
 1

The Night of the Wolf Collection
2013 - The Night of the Wolf Collection (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781492199090
ISBN-10: 1492199095
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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La Tombe indienne
2013 - La Tombe Indienne [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781490448930
ISBN-10: 1490448934
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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La Maldiction de Barberousse
2013 - La Maldiction De Barberousse [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781490960913
ISBN-10: 1490960910
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Tiger's Head
2013 - The Tiger's Head (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781484991022
ISBN-10: 1484991028
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Seventh Hypothesis
2012 - The Seventh Hypothesis (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481080590
ISBN-10: 1481080598
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

The Demon of Dartmoor
2012 - The Demon of Dartmoor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781470084486
ISBN-10: 1470084481
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

La Balle de Nausicaa
2011 - La Balle De Nausicaa [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781466492974
ISBN-10: 146649297X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Seven Wonders of Crime
2011 - The Seven Wonders of Crime (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781468029475
ISBN-10: 1468029479
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

The Fourth Door The Houdini Murders
2011 - The Fourth Door the Houdini Murders (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781461176589
ISBN-10: 1461176581
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2

2009 - Les Meurtres De La Salamandre [French Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - La Chambre D'horus [French Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - Lunes Assassines [French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Les Larmes De Sibyl [French Edition] (Paperback)
Le Tigre Borgne [French Edition] (Paperback)
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