Blue Orleans (LaStanza, Book 3) by O'Neil De Noux

By O'Neil De Noux

BLUE ORLEANS – LaStanza Novel #3

This is New Orleans – 1982

The case isn't just a ‘whodunit’ but in addition a ‘whoisit’ - the case of a physique dumped in a ditch alongside an remoted stretch of a abandoned road. The sufferer is shot behind the pinnacle, execution-style.

A bone-tired NOPD Det. LaStanza identifies the sufferer then meets his victim’s seventeen 12 months previous daughter who's reluctant to speak initially, but if she does, she attracts LaStanza to a Latin-American killing circle the place he needs to construct a case opposed to drug importers and retain the daughter alive.

The ‘Electric Daughter’ is an captivating, attractive, stressed out hellion, a drug consumer working wild within the streets. Her Electra complicated together with her father makes her wish LaStanza to take her father’s position, whilst all he desires to do is placed the ruthless murderers at the back of bars.

Born in New Orleans, O’Neil De Noux is a prolific American author of novels and brief tales. even if a lot of De Noux’s fiction falls less than the secret style (character-drive crime fiction primarily), he has released tales in lots of disciplines together with mainstream fiction, little ones and young-adult fiction, science-fiction, suspense, myth, horror, western, literary, non secular, romance, humor and erotica.

In 2007, the non-public Eye Writers of the United States provided its prestigious SHAMUS AWARD for most sensible brief tale to “The center Has Reasons” by means of O'Neil De Noux. The SHAMUS is given every year to acknowledge impressive success in deepest eye fiction. De Noux is additionally the 2009 DERRINGER AWARD winner for top NOVELETTE for “Too Wise.” The Derringer Awards are given every year to acknowledge excellence within the brief secret fiction form.

In 2010, De Noux made a circulate to eBooks and print-on-demand books, teaming with different artists within the artwork co-op large Kiss Productions and released SLICK TIME, a gorgeous caper novel, by way of collections NEW ORLEANS MYSTERIES, NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL, NEW ORLEANS private, NEW ORLEANS best EVIL and BACKWASH OF THE MILKY manner.

In June 2012, De Noux’s novel JOHN RAVEN BEAU was once named 2011 POLICE publication OF THE yr by means of, a gaggle that boasts of 1153 nation and native cops from 485 country and native legislations enforcement enterprises who've written 2504 police books. A hyper-realistic crime tale, JOHN RAVEN BEAU offers an intimate check out the beleaguered NOPD murder department, a narrative that starts within the French sector and leads to a swamp, all in the urban limits of America’s everlasting urban, a urban that can not be destroyed – New Orleans.

Earlier in 2012, after six months of in depth learn and eighteen months of continuous writing, O’Neil De Noux released conflict KISS, a 320,000 observe epic of affection and warfare set opposed to the landscape of the conflict of latest Orleans, January eight, 1815. So well timed is the ebook, published because the bicentennial of the warfare of 1812 arrives, Mr. De Noux got an Artist companies profession development Award from the Louisiana department of the humanities for his paintings on conflict KISS. additionally in 2012, Mr. De Noux’s first deepest eye used to be released. ENAMORED a unique of obsession and homicide, is determined in 1950 New Orleans. one other crime novel, BOURBON road, set in 1947, used to be published in 2012, besides the young-adult superhero novel MISTIK.

In 2012, O’Neil De Noux was once elected Vice-President of the personal Eye Writers of America.

In January 2013, the long-awaited go back of NOPD murder Detective Dino LaStanza got here with the book of De Noux’s crime fiction tour-de-force NEW ORLEANS murder, besides the re-issue of the entire past LaStanza novels as alternate paperbacks and eBooks. extra LaStanza novels are forthcoming.

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