The axeman: a novel

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"Ray Celestin skillfully depicts the desperate revels of that idiosyncratic city and its bizarre legends in his first novel, THE AXEMAN."  — The New York Times Sunday Book Review (Marilyn Stasio, Crime Columnist)
The Axeman stalks the streets of New Orleans...
In a town jammed with voodoo and gangsters, a sense of intoxicating mystery often beckons from the back alleys. But when a real serial killer roams the sultry nights, even the corrupt cops can't see the clues. That is, until a letter from the Axeman himself is published in the newspaper, proclaiming that any home playing jazz music will be spared in his next attack.
Such brass invites a chase, and not just from the cryptic detective running the show. The New Orleans of 1919 is a place like no other, where the corruption runs deep and the bourbon rolls smooth, and control of this city is a prize only a fool would give up. Based on a true story, The Axeman brings to life a vibrant, volatile New Orleans filled with as much desperate ambition as utter fear.
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subject_facet Electronic books, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical, Historical fiction, Mystery & Detective; Historical, Mystery fiction, Serial murder investigation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction, Suspense fiction
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title_full Axeman : a novel [electronic resource] / Ray Celestin, The Axeman [eBook] Celestin, Ray, The axeman / Ray Celestin
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topic_facet Electronic books, Serial murder investigation, Serial murderers