• Sors de ma vie

    Lisa Unger

    Tomber amoureux peut être un rêve ou devenir... un cauchemar. En rencontrant la belle Megan au détour d'un parc new-yorkais, Ian Paine pense qu'il a le bonheur à portée de main. Elle est celle qui pourrait réussir à lui faire oublier son douloureux passé et lui offrir la stabilité à laquelle il aspire tant. Après avoir quitté sa petite ville des Hollows pour s'installer dans un loft à New York, Ian est devenu un jeune auteur de bandes dessinées renommé. Et pourtant quelque chose, ou plutôt quelqu'un, l'empêche d'avancer. Il faut dire qu'il n'est pas parti seul de sa petite ville de province... Avec lui, il y a la tumultueuse Priss, celle qui l'a autrefois sauvé de sa dépression, avec qui il a partagé tant d'addictions. Rencontrée dans les bois quand il était enfant, comme une âme soeur, Ian lui doit une partie de son salut, mais aussi quelques problèmes. Aujourd'hui encore, elle parvient à le troubler et à l'attirer vers les démons du passé. Priss n'aime pas les changements. Surtout depuis qu'elle sent qu'une rivale est là. Elle est en colère. Et quand elle s'énerve, les choses les plus terribles adviennent presque toujours...

  • L'appel du mal

    Lisa Unger

    "Lana Granger est étudiante en psychologie à l´université des Hollows, une petite ville tranquille de l´état de New York. Pour financer ses études mais aussi pour mettre ses connaissances en pratique, elle prend un emploi de baby-sitter auprès de Luke, un jeune garçon à l´esprit perturbé et au comportement étrange. Déjà expulsé de plusieurs écoles, le jeune adolescent se révèle manipulateur et pervers, prêt à tout pour contrôler ses semblables. Il fait d´ailleurs vite comprendre à Lana qu´il connait presque tout de sa vie, même ce qu´elle tente de cacher depuis si longtemps. Est-ce une manoeuvre de sa part ? du bluff ? Et ces secrets en sont-ils vraiment ? Car, en matière de mensonges et de faux-semblants, il a peut-être rencontré plus fort que lui avec Lana... Un soir, la meilleure amie de Lana disparaît brutalement du foyer universitaire. Les policiers entendent tous les étudiants et en concluent que l´alibi de Lana ne tient pas. Ils savent que Lana ment. Et ils savent aussi que quelqu'un d'autre connaît ses mensonges. .. "

  • L'île des ombres

    Lisa Unger

    "Jeune écrivain à la recherche d´inspiration pour son second roman, Kate a besoin de se reposer et décide de passer quelques jours sur Heart Island, cette île des Adirondacks dont on dit qu´elle recèle d´étrange histoires. De son côté, Emily est désespérée et songe à mettre fin à ses jours. Elle n´a plus aucune ressource et son compagnon semble devenir fou. Il la menace sans cesse plus violemment. Elle part se réfugier sur Heart Island chez son ami Birdie Burke. Quant à elle, Birdie Burke est une femme plus mûre, héritière de cette grande maison au coeur de l´île. Elle est pourtant bien seule et de sombres pensées l´habitent. Lorsque ces trois personnages se croisent, que peut-il advenir ?"

  • Les Hollows. Une petite ville au nord de l'état de New York, où les maisons sont grandes et silencieuses, construites en bordure des bois qui ont jadis fait la réputation de la région. Jones Cooper y était policier. Jusqu'à ce qu'une tragique affaire le force à quitter ce métier qu'il aimait tant et le plonge, à l'orée de ses cinquante ans, dans une lente dépression. Bethany Graves, elle, a quitté Manhattan après un douloureux divorce pour tenter de s'y reconstruire une vie avec sa fille Willow. Quant à Michael Holt, il est de retour dans la ville de son enfance, celle qui a vu sa mère le quitter un soir, lui et toute sa famille, pour ne plus jamais réapparaître. Mais un jour, le temps s'accélère. Willow a vu un homme creuser dans les bois et au même moment, une inconnue demande de l'aide à Jones, de toute urgence. La ville bruit soudain d'étranges rumeurs tandis que les vies de ces hommes et de ces femmes commencent à révéler de bien sombres mensonges... Lisa Unger est américaine. Elle est l'auteur de dix romans dons les derniers ont rencontré un grand succès aux États-Unis. Les Voix du Crépuscule est déjà traduit dans quatre langues.

  • Anglais Die For You

    Lisa Unger

    In a smart New York apartment, Isabel Raine is having breakfast with her husband. After her tragic childhood she has only ever wanted to be loved. And in Marcus Raine she thought she'd found the man she would be with for ever. But when she says goodbye to him that morning, little does she know that within twenty-four hours he'll have gone missing and life as she has known it for the past five years will be fractured beyond repair.

    But Isabel's nightmare has only just begun. Desperate to unravel the truth behind the lies, she finds herself thrown into the centre of a violent underworld - one driven by betrayal, corruption, deceit and murder. And it seems no one is safe from those who are determined to make sure that the truth never comes to light...

  • Anglais Beautiful Lies

    Lisa Unger

    Beware of who you trust...

    When Ridley Jones steps off a New York street corner to save the life of a young child, she is thrown into a whirlwind of violence, deception and fear. And her world is turned upside down.

    But just as she has a chance to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, another seemingly ordinary act leads her into dark territory she never knew existed, and where she must question everything she knows about those close to her.

    Forced to hunt down a ghost from the past, Ridley risks everything and learns to trust no one in a race to find the truth before it finds her...

  • Love hurts ... Sometimes it even kills It's like any other day in New York for freelance writer Ridley Jones. She collects some prints from her local photo lab expecting nothing more than a set of routine photographs. But when she looks more closely a shadowy figure of a man appears in almost every picture she's taken in the last year, just far enough away to make identification impossible.

    When she investigates further she soon discovers that everyone from the FBI to the criminal underworld wants to know who the man is - and where he is. And some people are prepared to kill to find out...

  • Fresh from a tour promoting her last case, reclusive true crime writer Lydia Strong receives an anonymous cry for help, begging her to find and protect Tatiana Quinn, "and all the other girls in need of rescue." Maybe the plea strikes close to her heart; maybe her investigator's intuition starts buzzing. She takes it on.
    But this simple case of a missing teenager soon becomes much more. Someone wants Lydia to drop the case, someone powerful, someone anxious enough to engineer the reappearance of one of Lydia's first--and most dangerous--adversaries. Now, in addition to tracing the roots of Tatiana's disappearance on a trail across the country and eventually overseas, Lydia must find the man who wants her dead, his unfinished business from years ago.
    From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • In a smart New York apartment, Isabel Raine is having breakfast with her husband. After her tragic childhood, she has only ever wanted to be loved and in Marcus Raine she thought she'd found the man she would be with for ever. But when she says goodbye to him that morning, little does she know that within twenty-four hours he'll have gone missing.

  • When her rebellious teenage son's girlfriend goes missing under suspicious circumstances, Maggie becomes increasingly fearful about unsettling ties between the investigation and an unsolved missing-person case from twenty years earlier that involved her police officer husband.

  • Anglais Twice

    Unger Lisa

    Book Three in Lisa Unger's Lydia Strong series Acclaimed artist Julian Ross has just been found standing over her husbands bloody corpse in their New York City apartment. Julian claims that she slept peacefully beside him while he was violently stabbed in their bed. But police are skeptical, especially since Julians first husband was killed and mutilated in exactly the same way. Julian turns to the tough-as-nails crime writer Lydia Strong, who plunges into the case with her signature grit and the help of her partner, P.I. Jeffrey Mark.
    Meanwhile, Lydia learns that Jed McIntyre, the serial killer who murdered her mother, is on the loose in New York. McIntyre is out for Lydias blood, and his presence forces her to confront the evils of her past while solving her toughest murder case yet.

  • Jones Cooper has given up his post at the Hollows Police Department and is having trouble facing a horrible event from his past. Then psychic Eloise Montgomery comes to him with predictions about his future, some of them dire. Another person in town is also working with Eloise while investigating the disappearance of his mother years ago. And fifteen-year-old Willow Graves may be heading for trouble.

  • The childhood murder of Lydia Strongs mother has turned her into a woman obsessed with bringing brutal killers to justice. The reclusive, bestselling true-crime writer and investigative consultant has made a life out of chasing monsters. And her powerful intuitions rarely fail her.
    When three adults--loners, drifters--go missing, no one seems to notice except for Lydia. Enlisting the help of her friend, former FBI agent Jeffrey Mark, Lydia starts an investigation of her own. But when someone raises the stakes and goes after Lydia--just as fifteen years ago when she put the FBI on the trail of her mothers killer--the real hunt begins.
    From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Book Four in the Lydia Strong Series In the final installment of her Lydia Strong series, bestselling author Lisa Unger, writing as Lisa Miscione, brings us her most shocking and emotionally wrenching case yet. An NYPD detective visits Lydia and her husband, P.I. Jeffrey Mark, to inform them that Lily, one of Lydias former writing students, has been missing for more than two weeks. Before she disappeared, Lily had tried to get in touch with Lydia, seeking her help. Could this have had something to do with the death of Lilys brother, which Lily refused to accept as a suicide? If they want to discover the truth, Lydia and Jeffrey will have to follow the trail that Lily left behind, a trail of evidence that--like Lily herself--seems to disappear like smoke.

  • A shattering new thriller about three women, strangers, on a heart-wrenching collision course none of them could have seen coming.
    Long after anyone expected Kate to do anything with her life, she did. Using the journals left behind by her aunt and grandmother, she wrote a novel based on a very real generation-old love story that ended in tragedy. On the other side of town, Emily is about to set fire to her life. Shes in a dead-end job and is involved with the wrong man; she can feel herself being drawn into darkness, with horrific consequences. With nowhere to go, she finds herself on the run. Without knowing each other, and with lives that couldn't be more different, Kate and Emily head to the same point on the map: Heart Island, an idyllic place in the middle of a lake in the Adirondacks, owned for generations by Birdie Burke's family. The harsh and unyielding Birdie is at one with this island, which has a terrifying history all its own. She, too, has consequences to face.
    Heartbroken is a tense, mesmerizing novel about the limits of dysfunctional families, of an island haunted by dark memories and restless ghosts, and of the all-too-real demons we must battle. Wonderfully suspenseful, exquisitely crafted, and written with raw, emotional power, this is Lisa Unger at her very best.

  • Her life is falling apart. Picking up the pieces could kill her. On the surface, Annie Powers' life in a wealthy Florida suburb is happy and idyllic. Her husband, Gray, loves her fiercely and together they dote on their beautiful daughter, Victory. But cracks are beginning to appear as demons from Annie's past come back to haunt her.

  • Love hurts ... Sometimes it even kills It's like any other day in New York for freelance writer Ridley Jones. She collects some prints from her local photo lab expecting nothing more than a set of routine photographs. But when she looks more closely a shadowy figure of a man appears in almost every picture she's taken in the last year, just far enough away to make identification impossible.

    When she investigates further she soon discovers that everyone from the FBI to the criminal underworld wants to know who the man is - and where he is. And some people are prepared to kill to find out...

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