Daily Archives: May 22, 2014

Author Spotlight on Judith Rocchiccioli

  It’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans and thousands of tourists have flocked to the city, paralyzing traffic and jamming the French Quarter with drunken crowds and garbage. City officials are hoping for record crowds and the greatest economic boost since Katrina. Alexandra Destephano, a nurse and legal counsel for the prestigious Crescent City Medical Center, is happily anticipating her third Carnival Season.  Alex is eagerly awaiting her date with dashing art historian Mitch Landry to the Endymion Extravaganza, the biggest Mardi Gras Ball in New Orleans on Saturday evening.  But things change when Alex is stat-paged to the medical center to learn from her former surgeon husband Robert Bonnet that Grace Raccine, a patient and the first lady of Louisiana, has been found unconscious in her bed covered with blood.   It is hotter than hell in New Orleans, and newly promoted NOPD Commander Jack Francoise is battling a horrific crime […]