A New Orleans masquerade ball is the setting for this compilation of three stories, each revolving around a couple at the ball. Top authors Jennifer Blake, Janet Dailey and Elizabeth Gage contribute.
Set in southern Louisiana, this novel tells the story of a black woman whose life spans from the time of slavery until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Made into a film starring Cecily Tyson.
Collection of five short stories. Set in the shacks of sharecroppers and the decaying grandeur of plantations houses in rural Louisiana.
A love story set in Louisiana.
1970s Louisiana is the setting for this novel. Racial tensions flare when a Cajun farmer is murdered.
A minister in rural Louisiana is faced with skeletons from his past.
A young black man convicted of murder and a local schoolteacher form a bond, each sharing his knowledge with the other. An Oprah Book Club selection.
A convict is sentenced to work on a Louisiana plantation in the 1940s. A conflict develops between the Cajun overseer and the young man.
Set at the turn of the 21st century in New Orleans. An odd assortment of people share their message with the world. A continuation of the Night People stories.
Baby Cat-Face joins a group of religious fundamentalists at the turn of the 21st century.
Collection of four stories with intertwined characters.
This historical mystery takes place during Reconstruction. Set in Louisiana.
11 year old Mark Sway witnesses the suicide of a New Orleans mob lawyer. Before he pulls the trigger, the lawyer tells young Mark where the body of Louisiana senator Boyd Boyette is buried. A wild adventure ensues as Mark and his lawyer, Reggie Love, outwit the mob and the FBI. Made into a film starring Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones.
When two Supreme Court justices are brutally murdered, Tulane law student Darby Shaw researches and prepares a brief. Before she knows it, everyone who has seen the brief is dead. Made into a film starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington.