Fiction

A ghost in Monte Carlo (The Eternal Collection)

Eighteen-year-old Mistral is an innocent abroad in the sophisticated Côte D’Azur, where princes and millionaires mingle in the casinos and sumptuous hotels while others plot to relieve them of their riches. Accompanied only by her embittered and domineering Aunt Emilie...

  • 1951
  • Barbara Cartland
  • English

Adam & Evil

Adam is living the high life in Monaco. He’s a man that appears to have it all: the fancy apartment, the sports car, and the finest private wine collection in the world. When a local woman goes missing and the...

  • 2017
  • Charlie Vincent
  • English

Anything Considered: A Novel

Peter Mayle’s delicious new fictional confection is set, bien entendu, in Provence, where a suave if slightly threadbare English expat named Bennett is reaching the end of his credit. In desperation he places an ad in The International Herald Tribune: “Unattached Englishman … seeks...

  • 1997
  • Peter Mayle
  • English

Arch of Triumph: A Novel

The evocative story of a man without a country, Arch of Triumph is a World War II–era classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front. It is 1939. Despite a law banning him from performing surgery, Ravic—a German doctor and...

  • 1945
  • Erich Maria Remarque
  • English

Casino Royale

In the novel that introduced James Bond to the world, Ian Fleming’s agent 007 is dispatched to a French casino in Royale-les-Eaux. His mission? Bankrupt a ruthless Russian agent who’s been on a bad luck streak at the baccarat table....

  • 1953
  • Ian Fleming
  • English

Deceptions

From the husband-and-wife writing team of Judith Michael comes this potboiler which plays on one of the oldest fantasies in the book: What if you not only had a twin, but decided one day to trade places… just for a...

  • 1982
  • Judith Michael
  • English

For the Death of Me

It’s summer in Monaco and Oz Blackstone is sitting on the veranda of his opulent mansion lazily watching Roman Abramovich’s luxury yacht as it gently sails into the harbour. Life doesn’t get much better than this. But someone knows where...

  • 2005
  • Quintin Jardine
  • English

For the Death of Me

It’s summertime in Monaco. Oz Blackstone, now an international film star, is sitting on the verandah of his opulent villa—one of three homes—idly gazing at Roman Abramovitch’s luxury yacht as it slips into the harbor. Life doesn’t get much better...

  • 2005
  • Quintin Jardine
  • English

Grace of Monaco: The True Story

The acclaimed biography by Jeffrey Robinson, now revised and updated to coincide with the major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman as Princess Grace. It was one of the most famous romances of the 20th century—Europe’s most eligible bachelor, Prince Rainier...

  • 2015
  • Jeffrey Robinson
  • English

Guilty Wives

Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and they surrender:...

  • 2012
  • James Patterson
  • English

Intrigue à Giverny

And here she comes once again, the intrepid Penelope, into the whirlwind of an investigation full of lies, murders and Monet. While the famous conservative detective is attending a dinner at the Marmottan-Monet Museum, two connoisseurs of the great Impressionist...

  • 2014
  • Adrien Goetz
  • French

It All Began in Monte Carlo

Beach reading suspense from the New York Times bestselling author of There’s Something About St. Tropez. Sunny Alvarez and Mac Reilly always seem to find trouble in the south of France. This time, all the trouble began in Monte Carlo. Sunny’s relationship with...

  • 2010
  • Elizabeth Adler
  • English

Loser Takes All

A modest London accountant on a budget, Mr. Bertram has settled on a honeymoon at the seaside resort of Bournemouth with his fiancée, Cary. However, Bertram’s boss, the solicitous Herbert Dreuther, won’t hear of anything so common. Bertram and Cary...

  • 1955
  • Graham Greene
  • English

Meet Me in Monaco: A Novel of Grace Kelly’s Royal Wedding

Movie stars and paparazzi flock to Cannes for the glamorous film festival, but Grace Kelly, the biggest star of all, wants only to escape from the flash-bulbs. When struggling perfumer Sophie Duval shelters Miss Kelly in her boutique to fend...

  • 2019
  • Hazel Gaynor
  • English

Meet Me in Monte Carlo

The boulevards of Paris, Cannes, Monte Carlo – perhaps in their glamour Sylvia could forget Johnny… forget that he no longer wanted to marry her. But Sylvia didn’t know when she left London that she was about to be plunged...

  • 1983
  • Denise Robins
  • English

Monaco

In Monaco, 1937, life is ideal. Palm trees sway, celebrities shine, and the Grand Prix thrills spectators from around the world. With war on the continental horizon, billionaire auto tycoon, Jacques Tourangeau looks to Dash Bradford, a visiting American businessman,...

  • 2008
  • Eric Robert Morse
  • English

Monaco Cool

Here is a cheeky, irreverent look at Monaco, and the quirky characters who populate the fairy-tale Principality. A trendy Tex-Mex saloon in the “native” quarter becomes the author’s second home as he attempts survival in the world’s swankiest neighborhood. The...

  • 1993
  • Robert Westgate
  • English

Monte Carlo Affairs

How can three American beauties refuse these international millionaires…anything? The Millionaire’s Indecent Proposal Would Stacy accept one million euros to be Franco’s mistress for a month? How could practical Stacy say no? Their union would be pure pleasure… But Stacy...

  • 2012
  • Emilie Rose
  • English

Murder at Monte Carlo

Paul Viotti tapped with the tips of his finger nails the five cards which lay face downwards before him upon the green baize table. His four companions took the hint and prepared to listen. This was no ordinary card room...

  • 1940
  • E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • English

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life’s fortune to one man. The con: Harvey Metcalfe....

  • 1976
  • Jeffrey Archer
  • English

Palace: My Life in the Royal Family of Monaco

The nephew of Prince Rainier and Charles Higham, the bestselling author of The Duchess of Windsor, tell what really went on behind the glittering fairy tale walls of the palace. Brimming with scandal, romance, and treachery, this is a shocking...

  • 1986
  • Baron De Massey
  • English

Panique à Monaco, volume 47 by Michel Vaillant

The day before the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco. The organisers receive a phone call: an unknown person demands a ransom of three million French francs. If the ransom is not paid, a bomb will explode during the race....

  • 1989
  • Jean Graton
  • French

Parallel Truths

Meet Jay Sandak, a maverick private spy with a penchant for the good life. In this debut novel, Sandak accepts an assignment from his former employer, the CIA. Operating out of Monaco, Sandak becomes embroiled in an “extraordinary rendition,” intelligence...

  • 2000
  • Robert Eringer
  • English

Prodigals of Monte Carlo

This novel has an intriguing start, as handsome and charming Sir Hargrave Wendever gets a nasty shock from the doctor. He decides to do some good with his money in the time he has left, and offers a penniless young...

  • 1926
  • E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • English

Rebecca

“Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again…” With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired...

  • 1938
  • Daphne Du Maurier
  • English

Riviera Gold

It’s summertime on the Riviera, and the Jazz Age has come to France’s once-sleepy beaches. From their music-filled terraces, American expatriates gaze along the coastline at the lights of Monte Carlo, where fortunes are won, lost, stolen, and sometimes hidden...

  • 2020
  • Laurie R. King
  • English

Rosemary in Search of a Father

It would be Christmas soon, and he thought that he would rather get it over on the Riviera than anywhere else, because the blue and gold weather would not remind him of other hristmases which were gone ” pure, white,...

  • 1906
  • C.N. Williamson
  • English

Stolen Summer

You’re invited to spend summer on the French Riviera with Richard, Helen and the Ferguson family. The sequel to Thirty-five minutes from St Tropez is a blend of fear and fun, love and disappointments, country life and glamorous Monaco, Provence...

  • 2017
  • Jane Dunning
  • English

Tender is the Night

Set on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, Tender Is the Night is the tragic romance of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A brilliant young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage,...

  • 1934
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • English

The Last Days in Monaco

An Entrepreneurs Nightmare Unfolds…What happens when you think that your million dollar payload has arrived … and it doesn’t?What happens when those closest to you abandon you … the bright future painted for you and your family suddenly seems to...

  • 2014
  • Hans Sitter
  • English

The Prisoner of the Riviera

Peace has come to England and the blackout is over, but the gloom has yet to lift from London. One night, leaving a gambling club where he has run up a considerable tab, the young painter Francis Bacon, accompanied by...

  • 2013
  • Janice Law
  • English

The Razor’s Edge

Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham’s most brillant characters – his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and...

  • 1944
  • W. Somerset Maugham
  • English

The Soul of the Croupier

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time as an ebook. Whilst holidaying in Monte Carlo Mr Satterthwaite watches as a young American man falls in love with a mystifying Countess. When he bumps into Harley...

  • 1927
  • Agatha Christie
  • English

Three Act Tragedy

At an apparently respectable dinner party, a vicar is the first to die…Thirteen guests arrived at dinner at the actor’s house. It was to be a particularly unlucky evening for the mild-mannered Reverend Stephen Babbington, who choked on his cocktail,...

  • 1934
  • Agatha Christie
  • English

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman

The less I felt in myself, the more strongly I was drawn to those places where the whirligig of life spins most rapidly. So begins an extraordinary day in the life of Mrs C – recently bereaved and searching for...

  • 1927
  • Stefan Zweig
  • English

White Truffles in Winter

White Truffles in Winter imagines the world of the remarkable French chef Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935), who changed how we eat through his legendary restaurants at the Savoy and the Ritz. A man of contradictions—kind yet imperious, food-obsessed yet rarely hungry—Escoffier was...

  • 2001
  • N. M. Kelby
  • English