Going Back to New Orleans

The Exiles

By Gilbert Morris & Lynn Morris

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Book one of The Creoles Series, captivating novels from bestselling authors Gilbert and Lynn Morris, introduces Chantel Fontaine. Readers follow Chantel through the streets and swamps of Louisiana as she falls in love, faces the loss of both her parents, and searches for the baby sister she thought was lost forever. The culture of the citizens of nineteenth-century New Orleans was as varied and intriguing as their complexions-French, Spanish, African, and American. As the layers of these cultures intertwine, a rich, entertaining story of love and faith emerges.

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The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans

By Ned Sublette

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This account combines personal memoir, historical research, and on-the-ground reporting to trace a suspenseful arc through the last year New Orleans was whole.

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The Year of Past Things: A New Orleans Ghost Story

By M. A. Harper

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Phil Randazzo, owner of the trendy Tasso Restaurant in New Orleans, is being haunted and he's not at all happy about it. Strange supernatural events are taking place in the home he shares with his new wife, Michelle. Michelle's late husband, the legendary Cajun musician A. P. Savoie, begins to appear at will and inhabit everyday objects. As Savoie's presence grows stronger, the couple asks for help-psychics and exorcists are consulted until Phil narrowly escapes a deadly accident. Clearly, the honeymoon is over; but what, if anything, does Savoie want from them?

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Very New Orleans: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Cajun Country Charm

By Diana Hollingsworth Gessler

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Detailed sketches and watercolor paintings capture the charm of one of America's most distinctive cities, revealing New Orleans' unique blend of architectural wonders, rich Cajun and Creole cultures, food, music, and history.

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