Sonatine Éditions was founded in 2006 by François Verdoux and Arnaud Hofmarcher. It is a publishing company specialising in thrillers and documents on film and music. The authors it has published include, among others, R.J. Ellory, Gillian Flynn, Hugh Laurie, and S.J. Watson. In six years, Sonatine Éditions has sold over two million large-format works, especially in the thriller genre.