By Julie Smith, Tony Dunbar, Adrienne Barbeau, Patty Friedmann, M.A. Harper
Murder within the urban that Care Forgot
Fans of Treme and avid armchair adventurers alike will love this collection of oddball New Orleans tales—specifically, murder mysteries—each revolving round the incomparable lore of town that Care Forgot. From an premature death at JazzFest to a dose of affection laced with intrigue among an collection of bright neighborhood characters in an Uptown pharmacy (the type you may basically locate within the N.O.), Festival of Murder has just a little of whatever for everyone—everyone who loves New Orleans, that is.
Cuddle up with a Kindle and revel in this all-expenses-paid holiday to the fabled titanic effortless (drive-thru daiquiris now not included).
The 3rd booklet within the Edgar Award-winning pass Langdon secret series
Everybody enjoyed easygoing Ham Brocato, manufacturer of the famed New Orleans JazzFest. So how did he turn out stabbed to loss of life on his kitchen floor?
New Orleans murder Detective bypass Langdon simply occurs to be to be had whilst Ham’s physique is stumbled on in the midst of his personal social gathering the night ahead of the Fest. To complicate the already murky case, the victim's sixteen-year-old blues musician sister has disappeared, and bypass suspects that if the younger girl is not the assassin, she's in mortal chance from the person that is.
CITY OF BEADS
The moment deliciously sneaky secret in Anthony- and Edgar-nominated Tony Dunbar's Tubby Dubonnet series.
Tubby Dubonnet’s bored. yes, getting to know licensing legislations for the hot on line casino will continue trout meunière at the desk, yet what can be extra tedious? (Unless, in fact, the customer seems to be the mob.) in the meantime, there’s the property of an previous buddy who controls a few dock rentals at the wharf. And he concurs to assist his daughter’s environmental crew cease unlawful dumping within the river. Ho-hum, thinks our hero. yet unexpectedly all 3 situations start to converge in a wholly ominous method. And Tubby’s working for his life.
MAKE ME DEAD
A Vampyres of Hollywood mystery by way of Adrienne Barbeau
As constantly in a Vampyres of Hollywood secret, the biting wit is sharper than a nip from a passing vampyre—in a notice, humor, wit, and satire are what this enticing sequence is de facto all approximately. Nobody’s larger than Barbeau at skewering the foibles of Hollywood and its self-involved denizens, and nobody’s bought a better mouth than her celeb heroine, vampye Ovsanna Moore, this time in New Orleans for a horror conference. (Fasten your seat belts—lots of enjoyable available on the cost of horror conventions!)
A Love tale With Wit, allure and Murder by way of Patty Friedmann
Cupid’s operating extra time within the not going venue of N.O. medicinal drugs, the place plus-sized attractiveness Ciana Jambon works with dread-locked pharmacy pupil Lennon Israel, who’s so good-looking, so meticulous, he simply needs to be homosexual. yet she can not help herself—she’s received the overwhelm of the century. And a homicide to unravel.
PI ON A sizzling TIN ROOF
The FOURTH secret in Edgar-winning author Julie Smith’s Talba Wallis series.
New Orleans’ such a lot dynamic detective duo, poet/computer genius Talba and street-savvy Luddite Eddie Valentino, have a private curiosity during this one—Eddie’s attorney daughter Angie’s been arrange for a drug bust.
PLUS an advantage! M.A. Harper’s hearth at the BAYOU, the second one novel of an epic second-chance-at-love tale in Louisiana—with lots of its personal secret to unravel. And Julie Smith’s brief tale inner most CHICK—because each New Orleans secret anthology wishes not less than a touch of detective-in-drag.