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Grand Prix de Littérature Policière

The Grand Prix de Littérature Policière is awarded annually to the best crime novel published in French and best international crime novel translated into French. For the latter category, the country and original publication date is given, together with the foreign title (if not English).


  • French Award: Arab jazz by Karim Miské
  • International Award: Le Diable, tout le temps (The Devil All the Time, USA, 2011) by Donald Ray Pollock
  • French Award: L'Honorable Société by DOA and Dominique Manotti
  • International Award: Limassol (Israel, 2009) by Yishai Sarid
  • French Award: Adieu Jérusalem by Alexandra Schwartzbrod
  • International Award: Twilight (USA, 2006) by William Gay
  • French Award: Les Cœurs déchiquetés by Hervé Le Corre
  • International Award: Priest (UK, 2006) by Ken Bruen
  • French Award: Zulu by Caryl Férey
  • International Award: The Ice Princess — Isprinsessan (Sweden, 2002) by Camilla Läckberg
  • French Award: Citoyens clandestins by DOA
  • International Award: Voices — Röddin (Iceland, 2003) by Arnaldur Indriðason
  • French Award: La Colère des enfants déchus by Catherine Fradier
  • International Award: The Librarian (USA, 2004) by Larry Beinhart
  • French Award: Le Testament de Dieu by Philippe Le Roy
  • International Award: Dead Souls (UK, 1999) by Ian Rankin
  • French Award Tie:
    • Double peine by Virginie Brac
    • Les Silences de Dieu by Gilbert Sinoue
  • International Award: The Analyst (USA, 2002) by John Katzenbach
  • French Award: L'Ivresse des dieux by Laurent Martin
  • International Award: Dead before Dying (South Africa, 1999) by Deon Meyer
  • French Award: Les Brouillards de la Butte by Patrick Pécherot
  • International Award: One Foot in the Grave (UK, 1979) by Peter Dickinson
  • French Award: Chasseurs de têtes by Michel Crespy
  • International Award: In a Dry Season (Canada, 1999) by Peter Robinson
  • French Award: Du bruit sous le silence by Pascal Dessaint
  • International Award: River of Darkness (South Africa, 1999) by Rennie Airth
  • French Award: La Paresse de Dieu by Laurent Bénégui
  • International Award: Blood Work (USA, 1998) by Michael Connelly
  • French Award: Sans homicide fixe by Serge Gardebled
  • International Award: Shadow Play (UK, 1993) by Frances Fyfield
  • French Award: La Mort des bois by Brigitte Aubert
  • International Award: Imperfect Strangers (USA, 1995) by Stuart Woods
  • French Award: Ambernave by Jean-Hugues Oppel
  • International Award: The Alienist (USA, 1994) by Caleb Carr
  • French Award: La Main morte by Philippe Huet
  • International Award: Degree of Guilt (USA, 1993) by Richard North Patterson
  • French Award: Tiré à part by Jean-Jacques Fiechter
  • International Award: Cabal (UK, 1992) by Michael Dibdin
  • French Award: Boulevard des ombres by Paul Couturiau
  • International Award: The Flanders Panel — La tabla de Flandes (Spain, 1990) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
  • French Award: La Commedia des ratés by Tonino Benacquista
  • International Award: Black Cherry Blues (USA, 1989) by James Lee Burke
  • French Award: Hôpital souterrain by Hervé Jaouen
  • International Award: The Silence of the Lambs (USA, 1988) by Thomas Harris
  • French Award: Billard à l'étage by Michel Quint
  • International Award: A Great Deliverance (USA, 1988) by Elizabeth George
  • French Award: Un gros besoin d'amour by Tito Topin
  • International Award: Snowbound (USA, 1974) by Bill Pronzini
  • French Award: Aix abrupto by Jean-Paul Demure
  • International Award Tie:
  • French Award: Trois morts au soleil by Jacques Sadoul
  • International Award: Dance Hall of the Dead (USA, 1973) by Tony Hillerman
  • French Award Tie:
    • N'oubliez pas l'artiste by Gérard Delteil
    • La queue du scorpion by Christian Gernigon
  • International Award: City Primeval (USA, 1980) by Elmore Leonard
  • French Award: Meurtres pour mémoire by Didier Daeninckx
  • International Award: Swing, Swing Together (UK, 1976) by Peter Lovesey
  • French Award: Sur la terre comme au ciel by René Belletto
  • International Award: The Maine Massacre (USA, 1979) by Janwillem van de Wetering
  • French Award: Collabo song by Jean Mazarin
  • International Award: No Comebacks (USA, 1982) by Frederick Forsyth
  • French Award: L'Audience solennelle by Jean-Pierre Cabannes
  • International Award: Party of the Year (UK, 1980) by John Crosby
  • French Award (for three books): Reflets changeants sur mare de sang, L'Unijambiste de la côte 284, and Aime le maudit by Pierre Siniac
  • International Award: Southern Seas — Los mares del Sur (Spain, 1979) by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
  • French Award: Le Crime d'Antoine by Dominique Roulet
  • International Award: A Stranger is Watching (USA, 1977) by Mary Higgins Clark
  • French Award: Le Salon du prêt à saigner by Joseph Bialot
  • International Award: The Chain of Chance — Katar (Poland, 1975) by Stanislaw Lem
  • French Award: Dénouement avant l'aube by Madeleine Coudray
  • International Award: And on the Eighth Day (USA, 1964) by Ellery Queen
  • French Award: La Plus longue course d'Abraham Coles, chauffeur de taxi by Christopher Diable
  • International Award: City of the Death (USA, 1976) by Herbert Lieberman
  • French Award: Les Sirènes de minuit by Jean-François Coatmeur
  • International Award: Doctor Frigo (UK, 1974) by Eric Ambler
  • French Award: Un incident indépendant de notre volonté by Yvon Toussaint
  • International Award: The Dark Number (UK, 1973) by Edward Boyd & Roger Parkes
  • French Award: De 5 à 7 avec la mort by André-Paul Duchâteau
  • International Award: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (USA, 1972) by Stanley Ellin
  • French Award: O Dingos, O Châteaux by Jean-Patrick Manchette
  • International Award: Millie (USA, 1973) by E. V. Cunningham
  • French Award: Le Canal rouge by Gilbert Tanugi
  • International Award: The Children Are Watching (USA, 1970) by Laird Koenig & Peter L. Dixon
  • French Award: L'Assassin maladroit by René Réouven
  • International Award Tie:
    • Hit and Run, Run, Run — Hændeligt uheld (Denmark, 1968) by Anders Bodelsen
    • The Ledger (USA, 1970) by Dorothy Uhnak
  • French Award: Zigzags by Paul Andréota
  • International Award: The Flaw — To Lathos (Greece, 1965) by Antonis Samarakis
  • French Award: Drôle de pistolet by Francis Ryck
  • International Award Tie:
    • Fire, Burn! (USA, 1957) by John Dickson Carr
    • The Daughter of Time (UK, 1951) by Josephine Tey
  • French Award: Un beau monstre by Dominique Fabre
  • International Award: Betrayers of All — Traditori di tutti (Italy, 1966) by Giorgio Scerbanenco
  • French Award: Le Crocodile est dans l'escalier by Jean-Pierre Alem
  • International Award: I Start Counting (UK, 1966) by Audrey Erskine Lindop
  • French Award: L'interne de service by Laurence Oriol
  • International Award: The Berlin Memorandum (UK, 1965) by Adam Hall
  • French Award: Bâteau en Espagne by Marc Delory
  • International Award: Gun before Butter (UK, 1963) by Nicolas Freeling
  • French Award: La Jeune morte by Michel Carnal
  • International Award: A Key to the Suite (USA, 1963) by John D. MacDonald
  • French Award: Piège pour Cendrillon by Sébastien Japrisot
  • International Award: The Ballad of the Running Man (UK, 1961) by Shelley Smith
  • French Award: Le Procès du Diable by Pierre Forquin
  • International Award: The Green Stone (USA, 1961) by Suzanne Blanc
  • No Award(s) Given
  • French Award: Les Mantes religieuses by Hubert Monteilhet
  • International Award: The Evil of the Day (UK, 1955) by Thomas Sterling
  • French Award: Deuil en rouge by Paul Gerrard
  • International Award: Orders to Kill (USA, 1958) by Donald Downes
  • French Award: On n'enterre pas le dimanche by Fred Kassak
  • International Award: The Five-Cornered Square (USA, 1956) by Chester Himes
  • French Award: Le Bourreau pleure by Frédéric Dard
  • International Award: The Talented Mr. Ripley (USA, 1955) by Patricia Highsmith
  • French Award: Pleins feux sur Sylvie by Michel Lebrun and Les Petites mains de la Justice by Guy Venayre
  • International Award Tie:
    • The Desperate Hours (USA, 1955) by Joseph Hayes
    • Nothing in Her Way (USA, 1953) by Charles Williams
  • French Award: Assassin mon frère by Gilles-Maurice Dumoulin
  • International Award: Death in Captivity (UK, 1952) by Michael Gilbert
  • French Award: La Beauté qui meurt by François Brigneau
  • International Award: The Body in Grant's Tomb (USA, 1943) by Cornell Woolrich
  • French Award: Opération Odyssée by Jean-Pierre Conty
  • International Award Tie:
    • The End is Known (USA, 1949) by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
    • Horns for the Devil (USA, 1951) by Louis Malley
  • French Award: Passons la monnaie by André Piljean
  • International Award: Follow as the Night (USA, 1951) by Patricia McGerr
  • French Award: Fumées sans feu by Jacques Decrest et Germaine Decrest
  • International Award: The Red Right Hand (USA, 1945) by Joel Townsley Rogers
  • French Award: Jeux pour mourir by Géo-Charles Véran
  • International Award: After Midnight (USA, 1948) by Martha Albrand
  • French Award: La Parole est au mort by Odette Sorensen
  • International Award: Puzzle for Pilgrims (USA, 1947) by Patrick Quentin
  • French Award: Le Cinquième procédé by Léo Malet
  • International Award: The Bellamy Trial (USA, 1927) by Frances Noyes Hart

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