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Derek B. Miller

Biography

Derek B. Miller

Derek B. Miller has worked on international peace and security for think tanks, diplomatic missions, and the United Nations. His first novel, NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT, was an Indies Choice Honor Book, an Economist best book of 2013, and a winner of the Crime Writers' Association's John Creasey Dagger Award. His second novel, THE GIRL IN GREEN, was published in 2017. Born and raised in Boston, Miller has lived abroad for more than 15 years, in Norway, Switzerland, Britain, Israel and Hungary. He now lives in Oslo, Norway, with his wife and two children.

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Books by Derek B. Miller

by Derek B. Miller - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

1991. Near Checkpoint Zulu, 100 miles from the Kuwaiti border, British journalist Thomas Benton meets Arwood Hobbes, an American private. Desert Storm is over and peace has been declared, but as they argue about whether it makes sense to cross the nearest border in search of an ice cream, they become embroiled in a horrific attack in which a young local girl in a green dress is killed as they are trying to protect her. The two men walk away into their respective lives. But something has cracked for them both. Twenty-two years later, in another place, in another war, they meet again and are offered an unlikely opportunity to redeem themselves when that same girl in green is found alive and in need of salvation. Or is she?

by Derek B. Miller - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Home alone one morning, widower Sheldon Horowitz witnesses a dispute between the woman who lives upstairs and an aggressive stranger. When events turn dire, Sheldon seizes and shields the neighbor’s young son from the violence, and they flee the scene. But old age and circumstances are altering Sheldon’s experience of time and memory. He is haunted by dreams of his son Saul’s life and by guilt over his death.