Mississippi River Mischief
By Greg Herren
Spring has returned to New Orleans, bringing with it the swarming termites! First-time homeowner Scotty Bradley is feeling like he may have made the biggest mistake of his life buying in the French Quarter. Between dealing with the Vieux Carré Commission rules, termite damage, and contractors, it’s a relief when his sort-of-nephew Taylor brings the accidental sleuth a case: one of his friends is being harassed by a much older man who turns out to be a big wheel politician in one of the parishes outside of New Orleans, and is up to his neck in corruption.
When the politician turns up dead and Scotty’s client is the most obvious suspect, Scotty and his friends set out to prove his client’s innocence. Lots of people wanted the man dead...but someone doesn’t want all the corruption in St. Jeanne d’Arc Parish exposed...