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 the town that Care Forgot. From an premature death at JazzFest to a dose of affection laced with intrigue among an collection of vibrant neighborhood characters in an Uptown pharmacy (the sort you'll merely locate within the N.O.), Festival of Murder has a bit of anything 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 tremendous effortless (drive-thru daiquiris no longer included).
The 3rd ebook within the Edgar Award-winning bypass Langdon secret series
Everybody enjoyed easygoing Ham Brocato, manufacturer of the famed New Orleans JazzFest. So how did he prove stabbed to dying on his kitchen floor?
New Orleans murder Detective pass Langdon simply occurs to be available while Ham’s physique is found in the course of his personal social gathering the night earlier than 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 lady is not the assassin, she's in mortal hazard from the individual 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. convinced, getting to know licensing legislation for the recent on line casino will continue trout meunière at the desk, yet what will be extra tedious? (Unless, in fact, the customer seems to be the mob.) in the meantime, there’s the property of an outdated buddy who controls a few dock rentals at the wharf. And he consents to aid his daughter’s environmental crew cease unlawful dumping within the river. Ho-hum, thinks our hero. yet without warning all 3 instances start to converge in a wholly ominous method. And Tubby’s working for his life.
MAKE ME DEAD
A Vampyres of Hollywood mystery through Adrienne Barbeau
As continuously in a Vampyres of Hollywood secret, the biting wit is sharper than a nip from a passing vampyre—in a note, humor, wit, and satire are what this enticing sequence is basically all approximately. Nobody’s greater than Barbeau at skewering the foibles of Hollywood and its self-involved denizens, and nobody’s received a wiser mouth than her superstar heroine, vampye Ovsanna Moore, this time in New Orleans for a horror conference. (Fasten your seat belts—lots of enjoyable on hand on the price of horror conventions!)
A Love tale With Wit, attraction and Murder through Patty Friedmann
Cupid’s operating time beyond regulation within the not going venue of N.O. medicines, the place plus-sized good looks 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 bought the overwhelm of the century. And a homicide to unravel.
PI ON A scorching TIN ROOF
The FOURTH secret in Edgar-winning author Julie Smith’s Talba Wallis series.
New Orleans’ so much dynamic detective duo, poet/computer genius Talba and street-savvy Luddite Eddie Valentino, have a private curiosity during this one—Eddie’s legal professional daughter Angie’s been manage for a drug bust.
PLUS an advantage! M.A. Harper’s fireplace at the BAYOU, the second one novel of an epic second-chance-at-love tale in Louisiana—with lots of its personal secret to resolve. And Julie Smith’s brief tale inner most CHICK—because each New Orleans secret anthology wishes no less than a touch of detective-in-drag.
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