Born in 1970, Martin Michaud is a musician, novelist and screenwriter. He worked as a business lawyer for twenty years before devoting himself to writing full-time in 2012.
His novels have gained a wide readership in Quebec and Europe, winning numerous literary prizes. He is hailed by critics as “the master of the Quebec thriller.”
Author of the bestselling Victor Lessard crime novels, Martin Michaud is also the writer of the hit TV series Victor Lessard, adapted from the books. The series won first prize at the Banff World Media Festival. It has had over 6 million views on Club Illico, and has been bought by ZDF for global distribution.
Beneath the Surface
When I Was Theodore Seaborn
The Placebo Effect
In what order were the Victor Lessard mysteries written?
The Devil's Choir
When will the next Victor Lessard novel come out?
In the fall of 2019! Information on the english translation will follow.
How does one go about inviting Martin to an event?
Martin sometimes gives talks for companies, in libraries or in schools. For more information on rates and availability, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’ve received Never Forget as a gift. Do I need to have read the first three novels to understand it?
No. Each novel recounts a complete stand-alone investigation, providing all the information necessary for the reader to understand. But for a better grasp of the characters’ evolution, and especially Victor’s personal story arc, it’s recommended that you read the books in order.
I’d like to watch Victor Lessard. How do I go about it?
The series is only available in french right now, but the distribution rights were acquired recently. For updates on new markets, check here regularly.
Anyone in Canada can join Club Illico on the internet and watch the episodes online at:
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