His clients are all renegades from the asylum (aka Orleans Parish), including a transvestite entertainer, a buxom deadbeat blonde, a doctor who refers his own patients to a malpractice lawyer, and a Mardi Gras reveler who drives a float shaped like a giant crawfish pot. He also has his hands full with an ex-wife and three teenage daughters, who are experts in the art of wrapping Tubby around their little fingers. And somehow, between work and family, Tubby finds time to sample the highs and lows of idiosyncratic Crescent City cuisine, from trout meuniere amandine and French roast coffee with chicory to shrimp po-boys and homemade pecan pralines.
Some Can See
On a sunny August morning, in 1935, thirteen-year-old Sophia Gray finds her friend, Rosemary wandering in the woods. Rosemary’s yellow dress is tattered and stained, she walks with a strange lurch, and her eyes are vacant and glassy. She beckons to Sophia, desperate to show her something, and Sophia follows. In an abandoned cabin, beneath a tattered blanket, Sophia discovers Rosemary’s body. It was not Rosemary who led her there, but Rosemary’s ghost.
Eye of the Crow
There’s a storm brewing in this northern city, and private investigator Tony Crow is walking right into the middle of it. Hired to find a young man who has gone missing, Crow’s simple case quickly escalates when a Russian woman gets involved. Tony and his assistant Don Hanson uncover a dark plot developing under the radar of the local authorities. Crow and team embark on an adventure that brings them face to face with torture, murder, cyber-hacking and the “Darknet” culminating in a life or death struggle at the historic Split Rock Lighthouse on Lake Superior.