Jean-Patrick Manchette
Non-series thrillers mostly set in France:

Ô dingos, ô châteaux! (1972)
The Mad and the Bad [2014]
APA: Run Like Crazy Run like Hell1 [2014]

Petit bleu de la côte ouest (1976)
Three To Kill [2002]
APA: West Coast Blues1 [2009]

Fatale (1977) [2011]

La position du tireur couché (1981)
The Prone Gunman [2002]
APA: Like a Sniper Lining Up His Shot1 [2011]

La princesse du sang (1996)
Ivory Pearl2 [2018]