M. François Bédard is a new crime writer. He was a heavy equipment operator his whole life, but, for the pleasure of learning, he studied literature at UQAM. He also studied painting. He published at 62 years old his first novel "Terreur dans le Pingaluit" on October 4, 2022. Now he is writing is his second novel. His first novel has been published by Les Éditions du Panthéon de Paris and distributed by Hachette Livre in France, Belgique, Suisse, and Canada.