Facebook
Skip to main content
PBS logo
 
 
Want fewer ads?

Search - List of Books by Paul Halter

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.

Bibliography   more

This author page uses material from the Wikipedia article "Paul Halter", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0
Total Books: 38
A 139 pas de la mort
A 139 Pas De La Mort (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702424957
ISBN-10: 2702424953
  ?

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

Death Invites You
Death Invites You (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781518668753
ISBN-10: 1518668755
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

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

The Fourth Door The Houdini Murders
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

The Gold Watch
The Gold Watch (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781798567289
ISBN-10: 1798567288
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

The Helm of Hades
The Helm of Hades (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781698112084
ISBN-10: 1698112084
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

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

La Balle de Nausicaa
La Balle De Nausicaa [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781466492974
ISBN-10: 146649297X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

La chambre d'Horus
La Chambre D'horus [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702433454
ISBN-10: 2702433456
  ?

La Maldiction de Barberousse
La Maldiction De Barberousse [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781490960913
ISBN-10: 1490960910
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

La quatrime porte
La Quatrime Porte (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702425220
ISBN-10: 2702425224
  ?

la ruelle fantome
La Ruelle Fantome (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782804021115
ISBN-10: 2804021114
  ?

La Tombe indienne
La Tombe Indienne [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781490448930
ISBN-10: 1490448934
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  ?

Le cercle invisible
Le Cercle Invisible (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702426074
ISBN-10: 2702426077
  ?

Le Tigre borgne
Le Tigre Borgne [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702480816
ISBN-10: 2702480810
  ?

Les douze crimes d'Hercule
Les Douze Crimes D'hercule (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702430323
ISBN-10: 2702430325
  ?

Les larmes de Sibyl
Les Larmes De Sibyl [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702431597
ISBN-10: 2702431593
  ?

Les meurtres de la Salamandre
Les Meurtres De La Salamandre [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702434499
ISBN-10: 2702434495
  ?

L'homme qui aimait les nuages
L'homme Qui Aimait Les Nuages (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702429327
ISBN-10: 2702429327
  ?

L'image trouble
L'image Trouble (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782702424933
ISBN-10: 2702424937
  ?

Lunes Assassines [French Edition] (Paperback)
Want fewer ads?