By Valérie Tong Cuong
Prof d’histoire-géo mariée à un politicien narcissique, Mariette est au bout du rouleau. Une provocation de trop et elle craque, envoyant valser un élève dans l’escalier. Mariette a franchi l. a. ligne rouge.
Millie, jeune secrétaire intérimaire, vit dans une solitude monacale. Mais un soir, son immeuble brûle. Elle tourne le dos aux flammes se jette dans le vide. Déserteur de l’armée, Monsieur Mike a fait de los angeles rue son lobby. Installé tranquillement sous un porche, il ne s’attendait pas à ce que, ce matin, le « farfadet » et sa bande le passent à tabac.
Au second où Mariette, Millie et Mike heurtent le mur de leur life, un homme providentiel surgit et leur have a tendency l. a. major – Jean, qui accueille dans son Atelier les âmes cassées, et dont on dit qu’il fait des miracles.
Mais peut-on vraiment se reconstruire sans affronter ses fantômes ? Avancer en se mentant et en mentant aux autres ? Ensemble, les locataires de l’Atelier vont devoir accepter leur half d’ombre, tandis que le mystérieux Jean tire les ficelles d’un jeu de plus en plus dangereux.
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He nodded, watching her closely as she fit the wooden tube to her lips. It took her several tries to get a sound out of it. “So I skipped a lot of music lessons when I was a kid,” she confessed as she experimented with finger placements on the holes. ” “Violin. ” “She’s right,” he said, moving behind her. ” She caught his eye over her shoulder as his arms came around her. ” “I don’t know much about ladies. ” He placed the index and middle fingers of her left hand over the first two holes. ” He covered her right hand with his, placing three fingers on the remaining three holes, then lifting the middle one.
L'atelier des miracles by Valérie Tong Cuong