Summary: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the young man on trial had not been armed and had not pulled the trigger, in that time and place, there could be no doubt of the verdict or the penalty.
Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 1997
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GAI
Summary: Tyrone Stokes was imprisoned for shooting a man in a convenience store. His wife, Pauline, saw her chance to end their marriage and raise their son, Marcus, on her own. Now Tyrone has returned to Brownsville, Louisiana, to discover that Marcus needs help. Marcus has been convicted of the rape and murder of a young white girl.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2003
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL
Summary: Many children have grown up in the shadow of Louisiana’s Greenmount State Penitentiary. Most of them—sons and daughters of corrections officers and staff—left the place as soon as they could. Yet Ginny Polk chose to come back to work as a prison cook. She knows the harsh reality of life within those walls—the cries of men being beaten, the lines of shuffling inmates chained together. Yet she...
Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2018
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mikulencak 2018
Summary: Now that her job as Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner has come to an end, Kay Scarpetta moves to sunny Florida where she takes on a job as a private forensic consultant. Before too long, she's deep into a case that has left colleagues in neighboring Louisiana baffled. A wowan- keys in her hand and dressed to kill - is found dead in a seedy hotel. Foul Play?
Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2003