Dolores Redondo


Dolores Redondo was born in 1969 in San Sebastian. After a historical novel – Los privilegios del angel (2009) – she wrote her first detective novel, Le Gardien invisible, the firs of her ‘Baztan Trilogy’.

Autobiography for Quais du Polar

‘One day, at the very beginning, Silvia Sesé, my brilliant publisher, asked me: ‘What is your novel about? And I answered ‘This is the story of a woman detective and of a serial-killer who…’ She then interrupted me. ‘No! What is your novel about?’ Now I can answer her question: it is about feeling fear coming back again.’

Crime favourites

movie: The Silence of the Lambs

Noir novel: Tough Guys Don’t Dance by Norman Mailer

Noir writer: Thomas Harris