When thirty-five-year-old New Orleans detective Brenda Shapira discovers a murder victim in the historic Garden District, she realizes it is no ordinary case. The stakes are higher and the mystery is more thrilling.
As more bodies pile up, the evidence points to a seemingly impossible conclusion: the killer may be Thomas Carpenter -- who died in 1878, a full century before the murders were committed.
Could Carpenter really have found a way to return and seek vengeance against those he feels wronged him?
But as Shapira and her partner unravel the long-ago mystery steeped in New Orleans history and the yellow fever epidemic, Brenda discovers she may be Carpenter's next target.More info →