PHILIP LE ROY

La nouvelle révélation du thriller Français

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2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997 1988-1997



Born in 1962, movie-goer influenced by film directors such as Hitchcock, Woo and Tarantino, globe-trotter attracted by Asia and America, I set up in the South of France. Copywriter in advertising during the nineties, author of television commercials, screenplays, lyrics and novels, guitar bass player, follower of martial arts, I have been an author of thrillers since 1996. My third novel LE DERNIER TESTAMENT, inaugurating the inquiries of the Zen profiler Nathan Love, has been rewarded by the prestigious Grand Prix de Littérature Policière in 2005. My books have been translated in Italy, Spain, Germany, Rumania, Russia, China, South America… My new novel LA DERNIERE FRONTIERE, third adventure with Nathan Love, went out in France on October 2010 by Au Diable Vauvert.

4A agency represents me for the development of my current projects of scriptwriting (television series and movies).





2010

LA DERNIERE FRONTIERE (Au Diable Vauvert)
La Dernière Frontière
The story: Snake Valley, in the desert of Utah, is the scene of strange happenings, including the discovery of a material which doesn’t exist on Earth and the mysterious disappearance of Sam Love. His son, Nathan, ex-profiler practicing zen and leading a peaceful life, will have to leave his island to look for Sam through Arizona, Iraq, Colombia, Andalusia, the South of France, Malta, Indian Ocean to the borders of the paranormal. He will face the powers of the scientists, the medias and the armed forces to bind the points of a frightening plan.




EVANA 4 (Le Livre de Poche)
Evana 4
Edition in pocket.












2009

EVANA 4 (Au Diable Vauvert)
Evana 4
Release in February, 2009
The story: Megalomaniac movie producer, Zender Arbacan made the world fall in love with the actress of his movie EVANA IV, which committed suicide at the end of the shooting. Six beautiful young women have succeeded one another in front of his cameras and in his life to obtain the role. None of them went out unhurt. Today, one of this muses tries to take revenge. To unmask her, Arbacan gathers them in his luxurious property during a dinner which is going to turn to a game of massacre. Written with the techniques of the cinema, this novel is a tribute to Agatha Christie, Joseph Mankiewicz, Alfred Hitchcock and to the actresses.





2008

COUVERTURE DANGEREUSE (Au Diable Vauvert) >
Couverture dangereuse
New edition of this novel, first published in 1998














LA DERNIERE ARME (Points) >
Couverture dangereuse
Edition in pocket













2007
LEVIATOWN (Baleine)
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The story: Built on rubble of the World Trade Center, Freedom Tower embodies the new economic power over the world. Hugo Van Helsing detects a sign of the highlight of Leviathan on earth. When he launches Kathy Khan, worn-out to ninjas techniques, to assault of the infernal tower, he ignores that the young lady will have to fight against a machination orchestrated by the four princes of the hell. And that she will have to accept a sacrifice that would make pass a seppuku for a scratch.





LA DERNIÈRE ARME (
Au Diable Vauvert)
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The story : Mysterious disappearances multiply worldwide. Young, beautiful, brilliant, the victims disappear without leaving of track. Nathan Love is forced to go out of its retreat to raise the veil on the atrocious truth …









POUR ADULTES SEULEMENT
(Points) New publishing in pocket
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2006

LE DERNIER TESTAMENT ((Points))
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Publishing in pocket













I'M LAID BACK (
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Writing of the eleven song lyrics of O.C.BLUES band’s album










2005

LE DERNIER TESTAMENT (Au Diable Vauvert)
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The story: A mysterious manuscript written in 70 after Jesus Christ redoes surface nowadays to scatter the death around him. First appearance of Nathan Love, outstanding anti-hero, practising the Zen and the martial arts.
Rewarded by the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière 2005












2004

LE DERNIER ETRANGER
Short novel rewarded by the prize of Rotary Club in Vence.


LA PRINCESSE CANIBALE
Treatment of "The cannibal Princess", a contemporary remake of "The goddess of the barbarians" directed by Jesus Franco, halfway between horror movies of cannibals and of heroïc-fantasy.


2003

L'ABRI
Short novel Rewarded by the prize of Rotary Club in Vence.


CHRONIQUES TERRIENNES
Conception of an original television series and treatment of five episodes. This series is anchored in a gloomy daily life and confronts common people with extreme situations which exceeds them. Every of them is pushed by a mysterious and fantastic strength which is the lead of the series.


2002

COUVERTURE DANGEREUSE (J’ai Lu)
First edition in pocket.


2001

POUR ADULTES SEULEMENT (J’ai Lu)
First edition in pocket. Short novel rewarded as the best short story of the year by a jury of film-makers on the occasion of the cultural event “Lire en Fête au cinema”. Translated in Italy and published in Noir magazine


2000

CENTRE 15
Conception and writing of the Bible of a television series dedicated to medical emergencies and introduced by the agency EDIA in Paris. Writing of the outline of the pilot and several episodes.


1999

C'EST PAS NATUREL
Short story rewarded by the magazine Écrire aujourd'hui.


1998

COUVERTURE DANGEREUSE (Atout Éditions)
First edition.
The story: An American rancher which does not speak French, flies to France to join his wife in Nice and does not recognize her any more. Grant of encouragement awarded by the CNC.



LIENS DE SANG
Short story published in Histoires Express (Robert LAFFONT) and in L'Express magazine.


FOR ADULTS ONLY
Film version of my first novel "Pour adultes seulement" for Sunday Film Productions. Writing of the synopsis and the treatment. Transposition of the action from the USA to Australia. Project developed for Russel Mulcahy before being abandoned.


1997

POUR ADULTES SEULEMENT (Atout Éditions)
First edition
The story: A car chase of 350 pages in the West of America, where the words fuse as bullets and where both heroines, a Californian of seven years and her nineteen years old baby-sitter, are pursued by the police and the army who want to shoot them down.
« Premier prix du polar » awarded in Toulouse.



1988-1997

Conception and writing of TV commercials and institutional films at Havas Agency in Nice. Involvement in the shootings and post-production in Nice, Paris, London, Brussels, Los Angeles.


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