Crescent City Kill: A Skip Langdon Novel

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Fawcett Columbine, 1997 - Fiction - 326 pages
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"Who or what is The Jury? To her horror, NOPD detective Skip Langdon discovers it is a new, national, fast-growing, and very volatile organization headquartered in New Orleans. Its mission: to execute those who have "escaped" prosecution. What's more, Skip perceives that behind this deadly, clandestine group lies the evil brilliance of her old adversary, charismatic con man and cold-blooded killer Errol Jacomine. She's been waiting for Jacomine to orchestrate his twisted plan for revenge. The time is now." "However, with a new, honest police superintendent, Skip feels there's hope for the city she loves. But no sooner does Chief Albert Goodlett take office than he is gunned down. The Jury claims credit for this brazen act of vigilante justice. Does anyone care? Not in New Orleans. But the feds do and so does Skip."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Review: Crescent City Kill (Skip Langdon #7)

User Review  - Beverly Mccollum - Goodreads

Another book in the New Orleans -based Skip Langdon series. I continue to enjoy these easy-to-read novels. I feel as if the characters continue to reveal themselves amidst an intriguing mystery. I'd recommend it. Read full review

Review: Crescent City Kill (Skip Langdon #7)

User Review  - Sonnische - Goodreads

All the Skip Langdon mysteries have been very good. This is #7 in the series. I just haven't added the others in here. Read full review


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Julie Smith's Skip Langdon novels, all set in New Orleans, include The Kindness of Strangers, The Axeman's Jazz, House of Blues, New Orleans Beat, Jazz Funeral, and New Orleans Mourning, for which she won the Edgar Award for Best Novel. A former reporter for the New Orleans Times-Picayune and the San Francisco Chronicle, Julie Smith is also the creator of the Rebecca Schwartz series of mysteries set in San Francisco. Ms. Smith divides her time between New Orleans and Oakland, California.

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