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Murder in the Bayou

Murder in the Bayou
Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?

by Ethan Brown

  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 2019-09-17
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1982127813
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Soon to be a Showtime documentary, Murder in the Bayou is a New York Times bestselling chronicle of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Southern parish that is “part murder case, part corruption exposé, and part Louisiana noir” (New York magazine). Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered in Jennings, Louisiana, a bayou town of 10,000 in the Jefferson Davis parish. The women came to be known as the Jeff Davis 8, and local law enforcement officials were quick to pursue a serial killer theory, stirring a wave of panic across Jennings’ class-divided neighborhoods. The Jeff Davis 8 had been among society’s most vulnerable—impoverished, abused, and mired with mental illness. They engaged in sex work as a means of survival. And their underworld activity frequently occurred at a decrepit motel called the Boudreaux Inn. As the cases went unsolved, the community began to look inward. Rumors of police corruption and evidence tampering, of collusion between street and shield, cast the serial killer theory into doubt. But what was really going on in the humid rooms of the Boudreaux Inn? Why were crimes going unsolved and police officers being indicted? What had the eight women known? And could anything be done do stop the bloodshed? Mixing muckraking research and immersive journalism over the course of a five-year investigation, Ethan Brown reviewed thousands of pages of previously unseen homicide files to posit what happened during each woman’s final hours delivering a true crime tale that is “mesmerizing” (Rolling Stone) and “explosive” (Huffington Post). “Brown is a man on a mission...he gives the victims more respectful attention than they probably got in real life” (The New York Times). “A must-read for true-crime fans” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), with a new afterword, Murder in the Bayou is the story of an American town buckling under the dark forces of poverty, race, and class division—and a lightning rod for justice for the daughters it lost.

Murder in the Bayou Boneyard

Murder in the Bayou Boneyard
A Cajun Country Mystery

by Ellen Byron

  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Release : 2020-09-08
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1643854615
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Maggie Crozat has the Halloween heebie-jeebies in USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Ellen Byron's howlingly funny sixth Cajun Country mystery. Maggie Crozat, proprietor of a historic Cajun Country B&B, prefers to let the good times roll. But hard times rock her hostelry when a new cell phone app makes it easy for locals to rent their spare rooms to tourists. With October--and Halloween--approaching, she conjures up a witch-crafty marketing scheme to draw visitors to Pelican, Louisiana. Five local plantation B&Bs host "Pelican's Spooky Past" packages, featuring regional crafts, unique menus, and a pet costume parade. Topping it off, the derelict Dupois cemetery is the suitably sepulchral setting for the spine-chilling play Resurrection of a Spirit. But all the witchcraft has inevitably conjured something: her B&B guests are being terrified out of town by sightings of the legendary rougarou, a cross between a werewolf and vampire. When, in the Dupois cemetery, someone costumed as a rougarou stumbles onstage during the play--and promptly gives up the ghost, the rougarou mask having been poisoned with strychnine, Maggie is on the case. But as more murders stack up, Maggie fears that Pelican's spooky past has nothing on its bloodcurdling present.

Murder on the Bayou

Murder on the Bayou
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Sisters

The Sisters
Murder by the Bayou

by L. L. Lee

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2005-10
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9780595369041
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Nadine Guliano returns home to Tallula, Louisiana to help bury her sister's husband, James, the most hated man in Tallula, who has been murdered. Nadine falls in love with Doctor Steve Rose, who may or may not have Mafia connections and who may or may not be the murderer. Nadine's rocky road to romance is riddled with hilarious misadventures as she reunites with her wacky older sisters, her domineering Sicilian mother, her rogue brother and her romantic rival, niece, T.J. Marino.

The Misguided Heart

The Misguided Heart
Murder in the Bayou!

by C. Dixon -Houston,Freddie Breedlove,Valerie Miller

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2014-08-04
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781482388237
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Their eyes met and ignited flames... The first time Toni (Antoinette LeReaux) met Chandler, sparks flew and ignited a yearning inside of her that she thought no longer existed. After spending years alone, Toni finally decided to open her heart to the one and only Chandler Atwell. But when she does, she's faced with lies, deceit, and the murder of a childhood friend, which forced her to go back to her roots in Louisiana. Who knew the one she loved would be accused of being a serial killer? But how can she resist him with those lustful eyes and that gorgeous body? One night of love meant a lifetime of forever... Chandler Atwell was known as a ladies man. He wanted to believe in a happy-ever-after, but from his past experiences he knew there was no such thing....until he met Toni. He is convinced someone has set him up, framing him in a string of murders...but how will he prove it? Hiring a private investigator to help clear his name, Chandler does everything he can to salvage a little hope of getting his life back on track, while trying to prove to the love of his life that he's not the man they are accusing him of being. He needs to show her they are destined to be together and he intends to keep proving it to her every day and every lustful night. He intends to win her back!

Dark Bayou

Dark Bayou
Infamous Louisiana Homicides

by Alan G. Gauthreaux,D.G. Hippensteel

  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2015-11-16
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1476662959
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This collection chronicles the most mysterious, bizarre and often overlooked homicides in Louisiana history. Drawing on contemporary records and, where available, the recollections of those who provide a coherent version of the facts, these mesmerizing tales detail some of the more gruesome episodes: the rise of the first Mafia godfather in the United States; the murder of two New Orleans police chiefs; the brutal murder of a famous New Orleans madam; the story of a respectable young woman who "accidentally" poisoned her younger sister and is a suspect in other family deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and eastern Texas; the mysterious death of a young housewife which still generates debate; and the demise of a local celebrity who believed in his own invincibility.

A Cold Case Murder on the Bayou

A Cold Case Murder on the Bayou
The Skeleton with a Ring on It's Finger

by Ted Bourque

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2017-01-24
  • Pages : 59
  • ISBN : 9781520447278
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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When a brutal murder can't be solved, a paranormal detective is hired to bring up the dead from the bayou.

Murder in Marshall's Bayou

Murder in Marshall's Bayou
A Book

by Sarah H. Baker

  • Publisher : Zumaya Enigma
  • Release : 2020-12-13
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1612711871
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Dassas Cormier returns to Marshall's Bayou in the spring of 1924 to find that his old friend Red Doucet has been murdered. Grace, the only woman Dass has ever loved, is also back in Marshall's Bayou, and she wants him to look for her missing husband. He's surprised when his search leads to another murder. Are the two murders linked? More important, is Grace involved?

Murder on the Bayou

Murder on the Bayou
A Book

by Frank Anastasio

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2019-04-11
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN : 9781093398236
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Detective Steven Acer must leave. He must leave his life in the Florida Panhandle. He must leave because his beautiful and vivacious wife of only a few years, Sunshine, has died. He couldn't save her. His life in Florida without her is meaningless and with far too many memories. A promotional ad welcoming new police officers to the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, catches his eye. He never looks back. His first assignment is to investigate two horrible deaths discovered in a Louisiana bayou located south of the beautiful city. Why were these bodies there? It didn't make any sense. Frustrated with not being able to make any significant progress, Steven, against his better judgment, allows himself to become involved in following a mysterious woman; a woman begging for handouts on the streets of the New Orleans French Quarter. Why does she run when she notices him? Why does she enter upscale clothing stores and beauty salons, making good of their services? Where is she going? As strange as may seem, can his curiosity and their eventual confrontation help in solving the MURDER ON THE BAYOU?

Murder in Marshall's Bayou

Murder in Marshall's Bayou
A Book

by S. H. Baker

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781934841761
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Dassas Cormier returns to Marshall's Bayou in the spring of 1924 to find that his old friend Red Doucet has been murdered. Grace, the only woman Dass has ever loved, is also back in Marshall's Bayou, and she wants him to look for her missing husband. He's surprised when his search leads to another murder. Are the two murders linked? More important, is Grace involved?

Murder on Pine Island Bayou

Murder on Pine Island Bayou
A Book

by George W. Barclay, Jr.

  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 1999-12-01
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 0595000312
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Everybody in Batson, Texas, and thereabouts thought they knew Captain Yberri—until the day his wife was found with her face blown away by a shotgun in Taylor Boudreaux's trailer. Now Taylor, well, everybody also knew about him and his love of whiskey and women. He finally had met the fate everyone knew would be his someday: shot to death by a jealous husband. But was what everybody knew really so? Big-city attorney Sandra Lerner thought not. And it was her mission to untangle the lies and cut to the truth of the matter. Murder on Pine Island Bayou is a classic murder mystery, with passion, intrigue, and just a touch of southern flavor. A true page-turner.

The Bayou Strangler

The Bayou Strangler
Louisiana’s Most Gruesome Serial Killer

by Fred Rosen

  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 2017-10-03
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 1504039491
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The true story of Louisiana serial killer Ronald Dominique’s ten-year murder spree, the men he slayed, and the detectives who hunted him down. In 1997, the bodies of young African American men began turning up in the cane fields of the quiet suburbs of New Orleans. The victims—many of them transient street hustlers—had been brutally raped and strangled, but police had no leads on the killer’s identity. The murders continued, leaving southeast Louisiana’s gay community rattled and authorities desperate for a break in the case. Then, Detectives Dennis Thornton and Dawn Bergeron came together as task force partners, indefatigable in their decade-long effort to track down the killer. In 2006, DNA evidence finally linked the murders to a suspect: the unassuming Ronald Joseph Dominique, who had lived under the radar for years, working as a pizza deliveryman and meter reader. But who was Ronald Dominique and what led him to commit such heinous crimes? With direct access to the investigation, Dominique’s confession, and all of the killer’s body dump sites in throughout the state, author Fred Rosen enters the warped mind of a murderer and captures a troubled, disturbing, and broken life. As with the many other serial killers he has covered, including Jeffrey Dahmer (the Milwaukee Cannibal) and Dennis Rader (the BTK Killer), Rosen provides a horrifying and fascinating account of the lengths to which a bloodthirsty monster will go to lure and brutalize his victims.

Murder Bayou

Murder Bayou
A Book

by H. L. Chandler

  • Publisher : Wings Epress, Incorporated
  • Release : 2016-11-30
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9781613097007
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the outside, the Delroque family seemed prosperous and close. Ross inherited the ancestral plantation where he and Ivy had raised three children. Ross and his son-in-law, Paul, both hold executive positions with HGChem, which produces pigment and dyes. Money shouldn't be a problem. However, two of the three grown children live with Ross and Ivy. The plantation house is large; it can well accommodate the extended family. Yet the expenses mount. Paul and his wife, Bitsie, are self-supporting, living in their own home.Ross desires to maintain the plantation and preserve the land. Unfortunately, the young man he hired to make an environmental report drowned in the river. Ross continues striving to maintain the property and provide for his family. Viewed from afar, none could guess the family's inner turmoil. When Ross is murdered, making his the second death within the year, the Delroque family deserved a closer look.

Murder & Mayhem in Houston

Murder & Mayhem in Houston
Historic Bayou City Crime

by Mike Vance,John Nova Lomax

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 2014-10-07
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1625850565
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Houston, we have a problem. The largest city in Texas has a wild west past filled with dodgy criminals and murderous madmen. When the Allen brothers sold Houston’s first lots, the city became a magnet for enterprising tycoons and opportunistic crooks alike. As the young city grew, a scourge of crime and vice accompanied the success of oil and real estate. The Bayou City’s seedy side—flashing Bowie knives, privileged bad boys, hardened prostitutes and unchecked serial killers—established its hold. From a young Clyde Barrow to the Man Who Killed Halloween, Houston’s past is filled with bloody tales, heartbreaking loss and despicable deeds. Authors Mike Vance and John Nova Lomax shine a light on these dark days. Includes photos!

Murder in the Bayou

Murder in the Bayou
A Book

by Winnfred Smith

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2021-06-10
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781648032936
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Blood Bayou

Blood Bayou
A Novel

by Karen Young

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2009-05-05
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781439163986
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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To Save a Victim, Camille St. James May Have to Become One Herself. Seven years ago, tragedy ended the troubled marriage of Camille and Jack Vermillion. Now, as head of the Truth Project, her life safe and orderly, she focuses her lawyerly skills on freeing wrongly incarcerated individuals on death row. Jack paid a bitter price for his mistakes. No longer a high-powered corporate attorney, he's now pastor of a small church in Blood Bayou. Unsure of her own beliefs, Camille is highly skeptical of the conversion of this man she hasn't seen in seven years. Then tragedy strikes again. Jack's sister is murdered, apparently by a prisoner Camille has set free. To prove his innocence, Camille must return to Blood Bayou. But that means facing the hostility of the town -- and Jack. And as She Works to Find the Real Killer, Someone Is Determined to Stop Her...by Any Means.

Murder on Marshall's Bayou

Murder on Marshall's Bayou
A Dassas Cormier Mystery

by Baker, S. H. (Sarah H.)

  • Publisher : Burnaby, B.C. : Zumaya Publications
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9781894942287
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Dassas Cormier returns to Marshall's Bayou in the spring of 1924 to find that his old friend Red Doucet has been murdered. Grace, the only woman Dass has ever loved, is also back in Marshall's Bayou, and she wants him to look for her missing husband. He's surprised when his search leads to another murder. Are the two murders linked? More important, is Grace involved?

Murder

Murder
Bayou Style; Death in the Swamps

by Gary Graybill

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2016-12-06
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN : 9781540636935
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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When the body of young man is found in the bayou north of New Orleans with a crossbow arrow in his chest, Gator and his team of Homicide Detectives reluctantly volunteer to take on the investigation. Little do they know that the trail will lead them on a hazardous chase through the hot, humid, danger filled swamps and back to the heart of The Big Easy. Follow along and see if you can find the clues on this exciting roll coaster of a ride through jealousy, betrayal and avarice. Along the way, watch as they deal with people motivated by pure greed; a bar owner that used to be a cop, a hunter who is also an expert on weapons, a woman who uses her feminine attractions to manipulate the men around her, a bartender who sees an opportunity to get rich at other people's expense, and a pair of stone cold killers from a drug cartel that wants a million dollars of their money back. As always, you'll have a few laughs as Gator handles some routine police work using his particular, half Irish / half Cajun, and uniquely New Orleans approach to resolve problems and bring suspects to justice. Experience the wonderful ambience of America's party capitol, New Orleans, right up to the final, exciting chapter, when Gator calls everyone together and reveals all.

Murder & Mayhem in Houston

Murder & Mayhem in Houston
Historic Bayou City Crime

by Mike Vance,John Nova Lomax

  • Publisher : History Press Library Editions
  • Release : 2014-10-07
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN : 9781540210340
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The D'Lberville Bayou Murders

The D'Lberville Bayou Murders
A Book

by Tim Conley

  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 2015-03-23
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN : 9781511412858
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The D'lberville Bayou Murders is a crime mystery that involves Ronald Benoit and his investigative team of experts called the Gravediggers. Benoit is no longer an FBI agent. He takes cases according to the clients' specifications and dispenses justice.