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.
Pets, Paws, and Poisons
Rylee is about to find out after she enters her cat Barley in a local costume competition. When a trail of powdery paw prints leads her to the scene of the judge’s death, she soon finds herself in the middle of another mystery with a spirit in desperate need of her help. Not only does Rylee discover there’s more to the world of show animals than cute and furry faces, but she stumbles across some clues that suggest the cause of death for her newest ghostly visitor might be enchanted in nature.
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.