By Suzanne Johnson
River street through Suzanne Johnson is the joys, fast moving moment publication within the Sentinels of recent Orleans, a sequence of city delusion novels jam-packed with wizards, mermen and pirates. those novels are ideal for readers of paranormal fiction and "fans of Charlaine Harris and Cat Adams" (Booklist) and RT Bookreviews has the same opinion that "for readers lacking Sookie Stackhouse, this sequence will be correct up your alley."
Hurricane Katrina is long past, however the preternatural hurricane rages on in New Orleans. New species from the past moved into Louisiana after the typhoon destroyed the borders among worlds, and it falls to wizard sentinel Drusilla Jaco and her associate, Alex Warin, to maintain the preternaturals peaceable and the people unaware. yet a struggle is brewing among clans of Cajun merpeople in Plaquemines Parish, and down within the swamp, DJ learns, there's extra stirring than offended mermen and the specter of a were-gator.
Wizards are death, and someone--or something--from the past is poisoning the waters of the potent Mississippi, threatening the people who dwell and paintings alongside the river. DJ and Alex needs to determine what unearthly resource is contaminating the water and who--or what--is killing the wizards. Is it a malcontented merman, the naughty nymph, or another critter altogether? in any case, DJ's undead suitor, the pirate Jean Lafitte, is familiar with his method round a physique or two.
It's whatever yet gentle crusing at the bayou because the Sentinels of recent Orleans city fable sequence maintains
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