Axeman's Jazz: A Female Sleuth, a Serial Killer, an Offbeat New Orleans Setting (The Skip Langdon Series Book 2)
The SECOND book in the Edgar Award-winning Skip Langdon mystery series "A multilayered masterpiece " -Andrew Vachss “Gritty, witty, & mesmerizing! Langdon is a splendid female heroine.” –People Magazine WHAT’S THE PERFECT KILLING FIELD FOR A MURDERER? A place where he (or maybe she) can learn your secrets from your own mouth and then make friends over coffee. A supposedly "safe" place where anonymity is the norm. The horror who calls himself The Axeman has figured it out and claimed his territory—he's cherry-picking his murder victims in the 12-Step programs of New Orleans. And he's had the gall to name himself after a historical serial killer. He just needs to go down, and fast, because this is New Aw'lins, dawlin'—half the town is either alcoholic or co-dependent! Who better to take him out than tall, funny, social-misfit Skip Langdon, now a homicide detective on the Axe ...