River Road – New Orleans Paranormal Mystery Thriller (French Quarter Mystery Book 5)
A new client wants paranormal P.I. Wyatt Thomas to find his mother’s killer. The problem is the fifty-year-old murder isn’t just cold, it’s frozen solid.
Events happen fast when Wyatt accepts a large retainer from a new client wishing to keep his identity secret. Shortly after agreeing to find the person who killed the man’s mother, Wyatt’s client is himself murdered. The killers shoot Wyatt as he attempts to intervene. He awakens in a New Orleans’ hospital only to find they have yet to finish with him.
The mysterious men want him dead. He escapes and learns they’ve somehow managed to pin his client’s murder on him. But why? Determined to find out, he enlists the aid of Lucy Diamond. Lucy is a beautiful though cynical reporter in town to film a story on the same murder his client paid him to solve. He marks her for death when they discuss the case. Though different in every possible way, they go on the run together.
Wyatt and Lucy soon learn more than a single person participated in the murder of. The ensuing chase drags them through the gritty backside of New Orleans where everyone has a dark secret and a bloody motive.
What’s the connection between the N.O.P.D., Krewe of Rex, and southern mafia? How are the Russian Special Forces, C.I.A., and U.S. Public Health Service involved? Why is the Cuban army trying to kill them? And, what’s up with the mysterious and secret satanic sect that practices human sacrifice? Wyatt and Lucy must learn the answers or die.