A FRENCH QUARTER VIOLET
Officer Violet Babineaux is called to the scene of a suicide where she finds her childhood friend Charlotte Labarre lying on a blood-soaked couch with a gun in her hand. Violet believes she could have prevented her suicide with a simple call. While placed on administrative leave, guilt drives her to investigate on her own, starting with Psychology Professor Daniel Russo who had an inappropriate relationship with Charlotte, his student. Violet portrays a vulnerable facade to entice his interest, however she falls for his charms. And Dr. Russo's news of Charlotte’s secret diary threatens to blow the case wide open.
Unsure about Dr. Russo's involvement, Violet presents a bold conspiracy theory involving cops to her partner Lenny
Blake, but he and Homicide Detective Walter Wild dismiss her despite the evidence. When Violet finally acquires an elusive piece to the puzzle, the answers are far worse than not knowing.
WHERE THE DEVIL WON'T GO
On the heels of having shot an innocent girl while in the grasp of a killer, Detective Peyroux’s first case back is a young Jane Doe washed up on the banks of the Mississippi River. After learning her identity, Detective Peyroux travels to the bayou to notify the family. When the dead woman's teenaged sister disappears and bad people start turning up dead, Detective Peyroux realizes he has a vigilante on his hands. Can Peyroux find her before she kills an innocent or possibly ends up dead herself?
KINGS OF DELUSION
In the days before, during, and after the flooding of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans there was a serial killer on the loose and looking for a certain female that got away. Paramedic Evan Pelicano's true accounts of the storm are weaved into this tale of survival while saddled with the sixteen year old daughter of his slain friend Officer Jeremy Scarlet. At first, the paramedics and police officers navigate the floodwater trying to save residents, but then Evan finds he needs to save himself as well as protect his friend's daughter from the killer among them, all the while determined to reunite with his girlfriend, the Chief Deputy Coroner of New Orleans.
If Ex-Detective Remi Doucet doesn't kill the governor of Louisiana by Mardi Gras Day, his teenaged daughter will suffer the same fate as his murdered wife. Remi must keep his mission a secret from the police and the FBI until he can figure out who had torn his world apart. Partnering with Detective Gracie Castillo, the pair follow the clues left by dead bodies, arsonists, and Latino gang leaders, but Remi realizes that not all evidence is what it seems.
Detective Decland Dupree arrives at the crime scene, where the recipient of his first childhood kiss lies in a pool of blood. Not fifteen minutes later, the body of a man is found next door. The most sadistic serial killer in New Orleans history is on the prowl. He selects both a man and a woman, raping and killing them on the same night. When another woman from Deck’s past is found and identified, the young detective is flooded with questions. How does this maniac know Deck? Why is the FBI deputy director sabotaging his efforts to capture the killer? And, most unsettling, who’s next? As the Absinthe Killer continues to evade arrest, Deck is relieved of duty. But he’s far from giving up—and, unfortunately for Deck, the FBI knows it.