Michaël Mention was born in 1979. His literary career began during his studies when he signed up for a creative writing class. He produced a series of satirical chronicles before publishing his first novel in 2008. He is equally passionate about rock, movies and history. Michaël’s police trilogy set in England was awarded the Grand Prix du Roman Noir at the international festival of Beaune in 2013 and the Prix Transfuge for most promising detective novel in 2015.