New Orleans is again the epicenter
in the latest chapter of Handeland's amazingly dark and suspenseful series. This first-person account follows a practical and determined woman as she chases clues that may lead her to either her missing sister or an untimely death. Eerie atmospherics and dark passion intertwine, making this a truly gripping
and suspenseful read.
Voodoo, curses and werewolves are suddenly front and center as Anne finds links to the supernatural wherever she turns. The Rising Moon and John seem to be at the core of a series of strange disappearances and killings. A skeptic at first, Anne slowly begins to realize that much more than she ever dreamed is going bump in the night. (ST. MARTIN'S, Jan., 352 pp., $6.99)