The Axeman's Jazz
"Julie Smith not only firmly establishes her claim to the New Orleans crime scene, but she explores an intriguing new franchise for the serial killer."
For detective Skip Langdon, the murder of a multiple self-help group member is no fun. Even if the guilty character is claiming the mantle last held by the Axeman, a notorious New Orleans serial killer of seventy years ago. Yet as Skip threads her fascinated way from one self-help group to another, she finds she has more in common with the twelve-steppers than just the murder. And she knows what they do not: that among their anonymous numbers is a deadly murderous, and dangerously attractive -- psychopath....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mtbearded1 - LibraryThing
Who needs Mardi Gras. New Orleans has plenty of reasons to celebrate, and when a serial killer sends a letter to the press indicating that he is ready to kill again, but will pass over any home ... Read full review
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The Axeman’s Jazz: a Skip Langdon Mystery. Julie Smith. 1991. This series is interesting because it is set in New Orleans: “New Orleans could wreck your liver and poison your blood. It could destroy ... Read full review