The Lower Quarter

A Novel
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Author(s): Elise Blackwell
Original Publish Date: Sep 21, 2015
Product Number: EB00648952
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781609531201
Publisher: Unbridled Books
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Description

A man murdered during Katrina in a hotel room two blocks from her art-restoration studio was closely tied to a part of Johanna's past that she would like kept secret. But missing from the crime scene is a valuable artwork painted in 1926 by a renowned Belgian artist that might bring it all back. An acquaintance, Clay Fontenot, who has enabled a wide variety of personal violations in his life, some of which he has enjoyed, is the scion of a powerful New Orleans family. And Marion is an artist and masseuse from the Quarter who has returned after Katrina to rebuild her life. When Eli, a convicted art thief, is sent to find the missing painting, all of their stories weave together in the slightly deranged halls of the Quarter.

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