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Jackson, Lisa.

Summary: Detective Reuben "Diego" Montoya must team up with the prime suspect in a murder case to catch a serial killer who is keeping New Orleans in the grip of fear, an investigation that leads them to an abandoned asylum where unspeakable evil awaits them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

Krist, Gary.

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Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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Summary: New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TRE

Hambly, Barbara

Summary: "New Orleans, 1839. Despite his misgivings, Benjamin January has agreed to play the piano at the wedding of wealthy French Creole landowner Veryl St-Chinian. All is not well, for the marriage of 67-year-old, profoundly infatuated Uncle Veryl to an 18-year-old Irish tavern-slut spells potential disaster for everyone in the inter-married Viellard and St-Chinian clans. But the old man is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hambly 2018

Brite, Poppy Z.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner pbk. fiction 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRI

Summary: Lt. Terence McDonagh is a rogue detective who is as devoted to his job as he is to scoring drugs while playing fast and loose with the law. He wields his badge as often as he wields his gun in order to get his way. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he becomes a high-functioning addict who is a deeply intuitive, fearless detective reigning over the beautiful ruins of New Orleans with...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Look Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BAD

Graham, Heather

Summary: "With the execution of a serial killer known as the Artiste, Cheyenne Donegal thinks a grim part of her past is finally put to rest. Her cousin had been the twisted killer's final victim, and then-teenage Cheyenne was integral in bringing him to justice. That tragedy drove her to become an FBI agent. And now she's back in Louisiana because someone is murdering young women in the same manner as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2019

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Burke, James Lee

Summary: Nearly 50 years ago, Dave's brother Jimmie fell in love with a prostitue before she inexplicably vanished. When a dying man whispers the prostitute's name, Jimmie and Dave set out to find her. Never one to shy away from responsibility, Dave is also helping the New Iberia, Louisiana sheriff's department track down a serial killer. Surrounded by bloodshed and mired in darkness, Dave's one ray of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, LLC 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BUR

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Burke

Patterson, James

Summary: Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY PAT

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 WEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WEA

Patterson, James

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste for murder? While fighting the charges against him, Rooney makes a pair of unthinkable discoveries. His beloved city is under threat of attack. And these would-be terrorists may...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Jackson, Lisa.

Summary: Eve Renner has returned to New Orleans hoping to forget the past, but it will not be so easily forgotten. Now, as memories begin to surface, someone is watching, planning-- for the sins of the past must be revealed, the crimes brought to justice, and the price paid--in blood.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

Childs, Laura

Summary: Laura Childs "returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M CHI

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Rampant crime and government ineptitude continue to cripple the city's recovery, with outside profiteers looking to cash in on short-term gains. The series' focus is still on ordinary people, but they no longer accept their lack of influence on the institutions that have controlled the city.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013

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Hambly, Barbara

Summary: "When British spymaster Sir John Oldmixton offers Benjamin January a hundred dollars to find the murderer of an Englishman whose body has been found floating in the New Basin Canal, Benjamin turns him down immediately. As a free man of colour in New Orleans in the sweltering July of 1839, he knows this is not something he should get mixed up in. But when clues to the dead man's identity link...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers, Ltd. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hambly 2017

Summary: Examines how, in the weeks and months following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005, New Orleans musicians attempted to re-establish the Big Easy's music scene. Features interviews and performances of Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins, Cowboy Mouth, and the Iguanas. Discusses the shock, sorrow, and courage the musicians experienced as they struggled to return...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NEW

Fisher, TJ.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgana Press 2006

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Jackson, Lisa.

Summary: When the body of young novice Sister Camille is found garroted in St. Marguerite's cathedral, Detectives Bentz and Montoya are called in. For Montoya, the brutal crime scene is disturbingly familiar: his aunt, also a nun, was murdered. And the connections don't end there. More nuns are dying, brutally slaughtered by someone who seems to know their darkest secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAC

Bailey, John

Summary: Louisiana, 1843: a German immigrant thinks she recognizes a young slave girl as the long-lost daughter of her German friend, but the girl has no memory of such a past, and her owner refuses to free her. In novelistic detail, historian John Bailey reconstructs the exotic sights, sounds, and smells of mid-nineteenth-century New Orleans, an "infernal motley crew" of cotton kings, decadent river...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAI

Priest, Cherie

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Denise Farber, her mom, and her stepfather are moving back to New Orleans, into the Argonne house, which is over 100 years old, and really showing its age, but which her mother plans to turn into a bed-and-breakfast--but old houses havehistories, and sometimes ghosts, and a mysterious old comic book that Denise finds in the attic may hold the answer to a crime and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PRI

Patterson, James

Summary: Police detective by day, celebrity food truck chef by night, now Caleb Rooney has a new title: Most Wanted. In the Carnival days leading up Mardi Gras, Detective Caleb Rooney comes under investigation for a murder he is accused of committing in the line of duty--as a Major Crimes detective for the New Orleans Police Department. Has his sideline at the Killer Chef food truck given him a taste...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2019

Fieseler, Robert W.

Summary: A reconstruction of the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans' subterranean gay community describes how the Up Stairs Lounge and dozens of innocent patrons were targeted in what became a catalyzing event in the gay liberation movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FIE

Bailey, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.8 BAI

Messner, Kate

Summary: When the mysterious first aid kit takes golden retriever Ranger to New Orleans shortly before Hurricane Katrina hits, he finds himself helping Clare Porter and her grandmother, who are waiting for Clare's father at their home in the Lower Ninth Ward--and when the levees break and Clare is separated from Nana, Ranger must somehow get her to the relative safety of the Superdome, and reunite her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES