Alexandra Burt

  • Quand elle se réveille ce matin-là, Estelle, comme tous les jours, se rend dans la chambre de sa petite fille de sept mois pour lui donner son biberon. Effarée, elle découvre un berceau vide, une chambre vide : plus aucun vêtement, plus de jouets. Comme si son bébé n'avait jamais existé. Estelle, sous l'emprise d'une dépression post-partum très sévère, met plusieurs jours à signaler la disparition. Très vite, la jeune mère devient le suspect numéro un aux yeux de la police, des médias et de son mari... Abandonnée de tous, elle s'accroche à un espoir fou : celui de retrouver son enfant.

  • De son enfance, Dahlia se souvient surtout de nuits dans des hôtels miteux et d'un quotidien chaotique à sillonner les routes du pays, au côté d'une mère complètement déjantée.
    Devenue adulte, Dahlia cherche désespérément à prendre le contre-pied de cette vie, mais son enfance clandestine et le mystère qui entoure sa naissance l'empêchent d'aller de l'avant.
    La jeune femme décide de se rendre auprès de sa mère à Aurora, petite ville poisseuse au beau milieu du Texas. Elle plonge alors dans le passé d'une femme au bord de la folie.
    Après une découverte macabre dans une ferme voisine, Dahlia comprend que certains secrets devraient rester enterrés à tout jamais...

  • Like Girl on the Train and Gone Girl, Remember Mia is a riveting psychological suspense, exploring what happens when a young mother’s worst nightmare becomes devastatingly real… First I remember the darkness. Then I remember the blood. I don’t know where my daughter is. Estelle Paradise wakes up in a hospital after being found near dead at the bottom of a ravine with a fragmented memory and a vague sense of loss. Then a terrifying reality sets in: her daughter is missing. Days earlier, Estelle discovered her baby’s crib empty in their Brooklyn apartment. There was no sign of a break-in, but all traces of seven-month-old Mia had disappeared. Her diapers, her clothes, her bottles--all gone. Frustrated and unable to explain her daughter’s disappearance, Estelle begins a desperate search. But when the lack of evidence casts doubt on her story, Estelle becomes the number one suspect in the eyes of the police and the media. As hope of reuniting with Mia becomes all she has left, Estelle will do anything to find answers: What has she done to her baby? And what has someone else done to her? From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • From the author of Remember Mia comes the tale of a young woman in search of her past, and the mother who will do anything to keep it hidden... What if you were the worst crime your mother ever committed? Dahlia Waller’s childhood memories consist of stuffy cars, seedy motels, and a rootless existence traveling the country with her eccentric mother. Now grown, she desperately wants to distance herself from that life. Yet one thing is stopping her from moving forward: she has questions. In order to understand her past, Dahlia must go back. Back to her mother in the stifling town of Aurora, Texas. Back into the past of a woman on the brink of madness. But after she discovers three grave-like mounds on a neighboring farm, she’ll learn that in her mother’s world of secrets, not all questions are meant to be answered... READERS GUIDE INSIDE

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