Jean-Claude Izzo
Fabio Montale, a cop who goes out on his own in Marseilles, France:

Total Khéops (1995)
One Helluva Mess [2000] [trans. Vivienne Menkes-Ivry]
APA: Total Chaos [2005] [trans. Howard Curtis]

Chourmo (1996)
Chourmo (2006)

Solea (1998)
Solea (2007)


Les marins perdus (1997)
The Lost Sailors [2007]

Le soleil des mourants (1999)
A Sun for the Dying (2008)


Garlic, Mint and Sweet Basil: Essays on Marseilles, the Mediterranean, and Noir Fiction (2013)