L'Immortalite: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen

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Nonius LLC, 2012 - Horror tales - 138 pages
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Set in the antebellum Creole community surrounding New Orleans' St. Louis Cathedral, L'IMMORTALITE offers a fine gumbo of horror and history, comedic characters and conflicted spirituality, and serves it up Cajun style in the attic of New Orleans' most haunted house. A reclusive lay sacristan shares the quest for immortality with a runaway slave, a sadistic socialite, and a mad scientist. Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau intercedes with a lesson in the power of compassion when their fates collide at the infamous Lalaurie Mansion. L'IMMORTALITE is based on the true story of the fire that led to the discovery of the Crescent City's most horrifying crime, an event that has generated legends of terror for almost two centuries. The tumultuous events of the 1830's, the lives of two powerful women, and the ghosts of a dozen characters torn from the pages of history all come to life in L'IMMORTALITE

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Review: L'Immortalite: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen

User Review  - Haley Whitehall - Goodreads

Based on all the glowing reviews I wasn't expecting such a simple story. I've recently done a lot of research on Marie Laveau and thought this would be a fun read. Unfortunately there wasn't much ... Read full review

Review: L'Immortalite: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

Just don't bother. The book was just really bad. There was no character development, no dimensions to the characters. It was very always bad or always a saint. And the pictures were very poor and ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

T.R. Heinan was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota and developed his love for history during his five years at Marquette University. After a brief stint as a journalist in Massachusetts, Heinan began a career in investment banking specializing in the airline and motion picture industries. His retirement years have been devoted to writing and to serving orphaned and homeless children at a Mexican orphanage that he helped to establish. L'Immortalite is his first book-length work of historical fiction. He is an avid traveler and was inspired to write about Delphine Lalaurie during one of his many visits to New Orleans, Louisiana. Heinan now resides in Tucson, Arizona with his wife and two cats.

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