Commissaire Adamsberg is a series of crime thriller novels by French author Fred Vargas. Commissaire (or Chief Inspector) Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg is a police chief who travels around a lot as part of the job, but is based out of Paris, France. Adrien Danglard is Adamsberg’s deputy who is more methodical, as opposed to Adamsberg (who […]


Fred Vargas is a French author of crime thriller novels. She is the author of the Commissaire Adamsberg series, which has won the International Dagger Award twice. She has also won the award for her novel The Three Evangelists. Vargas is also a Medieval historian and this interest often comes out into her novels. She […]