The French Detective is written by Assassin's Creed scribes Bill Collage and Adam Cooper and Jonathan Collier (Bones). The show is being described as a “light procedural drama” and will tell the story of Parisian detective Luc Moncrief who joins the NYPD in an effort to start a new life.
The James Patterson series has three books; French Kiss, The Christmas Mystery and French Twist. On Amazon the description of French Kiss reads:
“Very handsome and charming French detective Luc Moncrief joined the NYPD for a fresh start–but someone wants to make his first big case his last. Welcome to New York.