By Julie Smith
"ABSORBING...ENTERTAINING...Smith not just provides us the lowdown at the titanic effortless but additionally take us into the usually bizarre global of laptop bulletin boards....NEW ORLEANS BEAT is reader-friendly from log-on to log-off."
--The Orlando Sentinel
An unclassified loss of life at the coroner's day-by-day list is not anything specified: a fit younger guy stumbled on useless after an obvious fall from a ladder. but in a overlooked previous condominium set inside of a jungle of greenery, Detective bypass Langdon listens to an strangely listless mom speak about her son's demise and his empty life...and wonders. it sort of feels the shy thirty-one-year-old sufferer, Geoff Kavanagh, was once a working laptop or computer genius who frequently frequented the city, a working laptop or computer community of a few 10,000 faceless voices. inside of this remarkable neighborhood, strangers in attaining a strange kind of intimacy, sharing the darkest of secrets.
Skip learns that Geoff confessed his personal deep mystery: he observed his father murdered. Now town believes Geoff, too, was once murdered--and bypass needs to keep on with the digital path of a killer....
"[A] SUSPENSEFUL MYSTERY...Smith is a talented author who can evoke the steamy, mysterious environment of recent Orleans."