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Céline de Roany

A Crime Writer with a Passion for Justice

Born and raised in the vibrant city of Nantes, France, Céline de Roany was captivated by the world of crime fiction from an early age. She devoured the adventures of The Famous Five, Fantômette, and later, Henning Mankell and Elizabeth George. These literary heroes instilled in her a deep appreciation for the intricate plots, complex characters, and moral dilemmas that lie at the heart of the genre.

Céline’s passion for storytelling led her to pursue a career as a writer. Armed with a Ph.D., she now teaches international law at Griffith University in Australia. However, her true calling lies in crafting suspenseful tales that delve into the darkest corners of human nature.

 As a member of the Louves du Polar collective and the Sisters in Crime collective, Céline is dedicated to promoting French-speaking crime fiction authors and fostering a vibrant community of literary enthusiasts. Her own work showcases her mastery of the genre, with her heroine, Céleste Ibar, embodying the strength and vulnerability of women.

Céline de Roany

Céleste Ibar, a wife, mother, and police officer, navigates the treacherous streets of her hometown, relentlessly pursuing the perpetrators of crime and exposing the darkest facets of human behavior. Céline’s vivid descriptions and empathetic portrayal of her characters bring Céleste’s world to life, making her a compelling figure that readers can’t help but root for.

Céline de Roany’s writing is not merely about solving crimes; it’s about exploring the complexities of human relationships, the depths of human despair, and the resilience of the human spirit. Her novels are a testament to her unwavering belief in the power of justice and the unwavering strength of women.

As Céline continues to weave her tales of intrigue and suspense, she is solidifying her position as a formidable voice in the world of crime fiction. Her captivating narratives and her commitment to social justice make her an author worth reading, and her readers eagerly await the next chapter in Céleste Ibar’s journey.

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