Crescent city kill: a Skip Langdon novel
As the rich novels of Julie Smith remind us, New Orleans is a city of excess. These days the local philosophy that too much is not enough seems to encompass not only the famed Crescent City pleasures of sex, music, and food, but also the escalating horror of violent death. However, with a new, honest police superintendent, NOPD detective Skip Langdon feels there's hope for the city she loves. But no sooner does Superintendent Albert Good take office than he is gunned down by an assassin, and within hours the killer himself is killed. A mysterious entity calling itself The Jury claims credit for this act of vigilante justice. Who or what is The Jury? No one knows, but Skip perceives in it the evil brilliance of her old adversary, charismatic con man and cold-blooded killer Errol Jacomine. She's always suspected it's just a matter of time before Jacomine's megalomaniacal ego orchestrates his revenge. The time is now. From across the South, the players in the unfolding drama come together--a pretty college student on the run, a monk who has packed a lifetime's worth of misery into a few years, and a madman with a murderous agenda. Beautiful New Orleans gathers them all into her casual embrace, while Detective Skip Langdon races (perhaps to her own destruction) to forestall the bloodshed to come.
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Review: Crescent City Kill (Skip Langdon #7)User Review - Theresa Leone Davidson - Goodreads
I have read plenty of novels in a series, with one main lead character and of course the same supporting characters; that's fine, they almost always have different stories with different villains and ... Read full review
Review: Crescent City Kill (Skip Langdon #7)User Review - Kyrie - Goodreads
It's the first of her stories that kind of disappointed me. It's weird, because the characters are interesting, the story is easy to read, Jacomine is psychotically crazy, Skip is pulling herself together, and yet, I just didn't care about the story. Read full review
Julie Smith - Crescent City Kill
Kindness of Strangers · Crescent City Kill · 82 Desire · Mean Woman Blues. Talba Wallis Series. Louisiana Hotshot · Louisiana Bigshot ...
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Julie Smith, Mississippi mystery writer and graduate of Ole Miss
1996-- Julie marries Lee. Kindness of Strangers is published. 1997--Julie moves back to New Orleans, Louisiana. 1998-- Crescent City Kill is published. ...
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