Caught in the schemes of a bunch of feuding Trickster gods, Renaissance Raines wound up dead, then resurrected, and then abandoned, stuck in the shadows between the world of the living and the Underworld. In the five years since, Renai has found her place among the psychopomps—the guides who lead the souls of the recently […]
The Crescent City series
In New Orleans, the vampires aren’t pretty, and the magic isn’t a trick. Here sticks and stones might break your bones, but words can always curse you. Here the party doesn’t stop, not even for the dead. She’s a city full of sinners and saints, monsters and fools. Where the only thing worse than an unanswered prayer is one where the wrong god was listening.
Welcome to the Crescent City.
Let the good times roll.
In 2011, Post-Katrina New Orleans is a place haunted by its history and by the hurricane’s destruction, a place that is hoping to survive the rebuilding of its present long enough to ensure that it has a future. Street magician Jude Dubuisson is likewise burdened by his past and by the consequences of the storm, because he has a secret: the magical ability to find lost things, a gift passed down to him by the father he has never known—a father who just happens to be a god. When the debt Jude owes to a fortune deity gets called in, he finds himself sitting in on a poker game with the gods of New Orleans, who are playing for the heart and soul of the city itself.