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Hollywood Noir

A fading Golden Age Hollywood starlet's life tailspins dangerously out of control when her troubled lover and greedy mother arrive in 1950's L.A. to help find her stalker.

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    Thriller, Noir, crime, dark
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Writer Biography

Jax Miller is a novelist from New York currently living in Ireland.
She is represented by WME.
Her debut novel. 'Freedom's Child' became an international bestseller, topping 'Best of' lists in Publishers Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, Le Monde (France), The Guardian, The Times, The Irish Times, NPR Book Concierge, WH Smith, The Bookseller, The Telegraph and much more.
Her writing has garnered the praise of The New York Times, The Times, The Times (South Africa), The Irish Times, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Independent, BBC Radio 4, Hot Press Magazine, BookList, The Irish News, BookPage, The Shortlist, as well as authors such as Lee Child, Simon Toyne, Cecelia Ahern and many more.
In 2016, Jax won the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle with Elle Magazine in Paris.
Jax won the Prix Page des Libraires in 2016.
She was shortlisted for Best International Novel with the Swedish Crime Writers Academy in 2016.
She is a four-time nominee with the prestigious Dagger Awards in London (under two separate names) with the Crime Writers Association.
Jax was shortlisted in the 2015 Irish Book Awards.
In 2015, Jax was nominated for the Kobo eDunnit Award.
She was the winner of 2015 Prix Transfuge du Meilleur Polar étranger, France.
Her book was translated in English, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, German, French, Dutch, Serbian, Vietnamese, Hebrew, Czech, and Thai.

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