With no husband and no children, and no prospects on the horizon, twenty-nine-year-old Judith Marchand believes shes destined to lead a lonely librarians life in her small town. But a classified ad intrigues her, and shes soon on her way to restore the private library of the de Lanvilles, a prominent southern Louisiana family. What she doesnt know is that this ideal job will also lead her down a path rife with seduction and murder. Shes enthralled with Journeys End, the familys mansion. Against her better judgment, she finds herself falling in love with her mysterious employer, David de Lanville, a man who admits he once tried killing his brother Beau. Tensions run high at Journeys End, and the situation worsens when David is arrested for the beating and rape of a local young womanjust one of several suspicious incidents in this rural area near New Orleans. David proclaims his innocence, and Judith must make some difficult decisions. Drenched in Cajun lure, Journeys End travels through the winding moss-covered bayous and New Orleans at Mardi Gras, following a killer who pursues his victims via the silent waters of Bayou Tech.
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