Miller Jax

  • Les lumières de l'aube

    Miller Jax

    • J'ai lu
    • 8 Septembre 2021

    30 décembre 1999, Welsh, Oklahoma. Lauria Bible et sa meilleure amie Ashley Freeman, 16 ans, passent la soirée ensemble chez les Freeman. Le lendemain matin, le mobil home familial est en feu et les deux jeunes filles ont disparu. Les corps des parents d'Ashley, sont découverts dans les décombres, deux balles dans la tête. L'affaire est restée non résolue et les jeunes filles n'ont jamais été retrouvées. En 2015, Jax Miller a décidé de partir elle-même enquêter sur ce mystère.

  • Les infâmes

    Jax Miller

    • J'ai lu
    • 5 Octobre 2016

    Freedom Oliver, alcoolique et suicidaire, a passé dix-huit ans à se cacher dans l'Oregon, protégée par le FBI. Elle souffre d'avoir dû abandonner ses enfants pour échapper à la vengeance de son beau-frère. En apprenant la disparition de sa fille Rebekah, elle quitte son anonymat pour partir à sa recherche. Prix Transfuge du meilleur polar étranger 2015, grand prix des lectrices de Elle 2016 (policier).

  • Candyland

    Jax Miller

    • J'ai lu
    • 14 Mars 2018

    Candyland. Sadie Gingerich, une ancienne amish, est seule dans sa confiserie d'une ville minière de Pennsylvanie. Sa vie est bouleversée lorsque son fils est assassiné par sa petite amie, Allison. Cruauté du destin, Sadie rencontre Danny, le père d'Allison, en proie à ses propres démons. Leurs lourds passés et le choc du meurtre s'entremêlent pendant l'enquête de police, révélant une vérité indicible.
    Entre les doux pâturages de la communauté amish, les montagnes isolées du Nord et les villes minières abandonnées de la Rust Belt, la vie et l'amour sont broyés, laminés par la drogue et la pauvreté de l'Amérique rurale. Un lieu où les rêves ne se réalisent jamais et où les fins heureuses n'existent pas.

  • Hell in the heartland

    Jax Miller

    • Harper collins
    • 1 Août 2020

    This stranger-than-fiction cold case is about to crack wide open! Perfect for fans of I''ll be Gone in the Dark and Zodiac On December 30th, 1999, in rural Oklahoma, 16-year-old Ashley Freeman and her best friend, Lauria Bible, were having a sleepover. The next morning, the Freeman family trailer was in flames and both girls were missing. While rumours of drug debts, revenge killings, and police corruption abounded in the years that followed, the case remained unsolved and the girls were never found. In 2016, crime writer Jax Miller travelled to Oklahoma to discover what really happened. What she unearthed was shocking. These forgotten towns were wild, lawless, and home to some very dark secrets. Finally, in April 2018, the first arrests were made... could justice finally be in sight for the girls and their families? ''There is, in the best of us, a search for the truth, to serve the living and dead alike...Jax Miller is one of those people and Hell in the Heartland is one of those books'' Robert Graysmith,author of Zodiac ''Every generation has its standout true-crime writer. Jax Miller does with Hell in the Heartland what Truman Capote did with In Cold Blood '' A.A. Dhand, author of Streets of Darkness ''Mesmerizing, raw, evocative, unforgettable'' William Boyle, author of A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself ''A captivating ride through the frustrating twists, turns, and dead ends of a horrifying murder case'' Publishers Weekly ''Beautiful and devastating'' Crime Reads

  • Anglais FREEDOM''S CHILD

    Jax Miller

    • Harper collins uk
    • 14 Avril 2016

    A heart-stopping debut thriller about a woman named Freedom, who will stop at nothing to save the daughter she only knew for two minutes and seventeen seconds. Call me what you will: a murderer, a cop killer, a fugitive, a drunk... There''s a lot people don''t know about Freedom Oliver. They know she works at the local bar. They know she likes a drink or two. What they don''t know is that Freedom is not her real name. That she has spent the last eighteen years living under Witness Protection, after being arrested for her husband''s murder. They don''t know that she put her two children up for adoption, a decision that haunts her every day. Then Freedom''s daughter goes missing, and everything changes. Determined to find her, Freedom slips her handlers and heads to Kentucky where her kids were raised. No longer protected by the government, she is tracked by her husband''s sadistic family, who are thirsty for revenge. But as she gets closer to the truth, Freedom faces an even more dangerous threat. She just doesn''t know it yet.

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