Saturday, April 11, 2015

"Killer on the Loose in the French Quarter" in D.J. Donaldson's new release Blood on the Bayou

Hefty and quirky New Orleans Chief Medical Examiner Andy Broussard loves fine wine, gourmet food, and Louis L’Amour novels almost as much as he hates murderers. In a city as hedonistic and dangerous as it is wonderful, Andy connects the mystery dots in ways that amaze and irritate the less gifted. Fresh out of her PhD program, the sumptuous and shapely criminal psychologist Kit Franklyn regularly fends off suitors and felons, and what she lacks in experience, she makes up for in cleverness. Together, the two are unbeatable at investigating crime, corruption, and more. 

About Blood on the Bayou:

Something terrible is roaming the French Quarter, leaving mutilated bodies in its wake. Andy and Kit are called to investigate who—or what—is lurking in the darkness. Fueled by their desire to catch this monster, they concentrate on identifying the killer responsible for ripping out victim’s throats. As they start to close in, it becomes clear the wounds couldn’t have been forged by a human… but what about a werewolf? Has the infamous Loup Garou finally descended on the Big Easy?

Written in his unique style, Donaldson’s Blood on the Bayou combines hard-hitting, action-packed prose with brilliant first-hand knowledge of forensics and the sultry flavor of New Orleans. The result is a gripping mystery involving murder and some supernatural flare in the creole heartland.

Book Information:

Astor + Blue Editions is proud to release Blood on the Bayou (ISBN: 978-1-941286-33-3; Fiction/Mystery & Suspense; $5.99 E-Book), book two in the best-selling Andy Broussard/Kit Franklyn Mystery series by D.J. Donaldson.

Shelby Howick

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Praise for Blood on the Bayou:

"Action-packed, cleverly plotted topnotch thriller. Another fine entry in a consistently outstanding series.”

“D. J. Donaldson is superb at spinning medical fact into gripping suspense. With his in-depth knowledge of science and medicine, he is one of very few authors who can write with convincing authority.”
--Tess Gerritsen, NY Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles novels

Meet the Author:

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D.J. Donaldson is a retired professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology. His entire academic career was spent at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where he published dozens of papers on wound healing and taught microscopic anatomy to over 5,000 medical and dental students. He is also the author of seven published forensic mysteries and five medical thrillers. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee with his wife and two West Highland Terriers. In the spring of most years he simply cannot stop buying new flowers and other plants for the couple’s backyard garden.

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