Le Pendu de Trempes by Andrée A. Michaud

By Andrée A. Michaud

Récipiendaire du Prix du gouverneur général du Canada pour Le Ravissement, son précédent roman, Andrée A. Michaud proceed avec brio de sonder l’âme humaine. Avec une écriture aux photos fortes, pénétrantes, l’auteure nous conduit dans les méandres d’une introspection singulière, celle d’un homme rongé par un poor mystery dont il est le seul émissaire.

À forty ans et sans avenir, Charles Wilson retourne sur les lieux de son enfance dans los angeles petite localité de Trempes. Ainsi s’amorce pour lui un bold retour en arrière où les secrets and techniques les mieux enfouis refont floor. Exhumer le passé n’est pas selected facile. Les souvenirs pourraient se trouver altérés du easy fait que les acteurs d’autrefois ne soient pas au rendez-vous. Qu’est-il advenu de Paul Faber et d’Anna Dickson, les amis d’enfance? Et Joseph Lahaie, l’empailleur chez qui Charles trouve shelter, pourra-t-il percer le mystère vieux de 25 ans?

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Gabe shook his head in disbelief, clearly stunned. After a brief moment of recovery, he was almost certain he had misunderstood his mother’s response, so he decided to tell her again. ” Joella Blackwell raised a dark brow as she continued the task of setting the table for dinner. Christopher Chandler, Gabe’s best friend and business partner, whom she considered her surrogate son, and his wife and their ten-month-old son would be coming, and she looked forward to seeing them. She was pleased that at least one of her sons had finally put aside his whoring ways to marry and start a family.

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She stretched to a more comfortable position when she heard Erol cross the room and go into the bathroom for a shower. Moments later when he eased into bed beside her and pulled her into his arms, she went willingly. Her heartbeat quickened, and her body automatically responded when he reached between her legs and began stroking her. “I need you, baby,” he whispered, just moments before joining their mouths in a scorching kiss. She closed her eyes, thinking that making love to him was the best stress reliever there was.

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