Things put underground in New Orleans don’t often stay there. Even things that should – like bodies, and secrets.
How do you fight an enemy you can’t see that can kill on a whim? In 1820s New Orleans, on the eve of her twenty-first birthday, Zéolie Cheval discovers the mangled body of her father murdered in his bed and a maniacal voice haunting the recesses of her mind. When the priest sent to comfort her is killed while the house is swarming with police, Zéolie becomes entangled in a web of mystery that takes her from the French Quarter, to the Ursuline Convent in the Ninth Ward, and deep into the Louisiana swamps.
Officer Louis Saucier, who is losing his heart to Zéolie and his grip on logical reality, helps her find the pieces to her puzzle. The mother superior of the Ursulines offers assistance from a mediumistic nun and a voodoo priestess, blurring the lines between the spiritual and the supernatural.
After opening the family crypt to find it uninhabited, Zéolie realizes that her father lied about her mother’s death – amongst other things. Now, Zéolie must to come to terms with magic she inherited from her grandmother and the price that comes with it.
Step inside the magic and mystery of the 1820s French Quarter to see if an unlikely menagerie can help Zéolie take down a murderous maniac while she shields the officer she loves. Can she harness powers she didn’t know she had? Or, will she make the ultimate sacrifice?
Crescent City Moon is a thrilling, incredible and exceptionally well-written book. Crescent City Moon is a unique book that will explore exceptional themes and weave them around a sensational story that you will struggle to forget got a long time! It is an incredible, thrilling, action-packed book that will keep readers intrigued and turning the pages with haste from beginning to end! That is why I would already implore you lovely readers to look at this astonishing book because it is just phenomenal! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about the wonderful Crescent City Moon!
Crescent City Moon is an incredible book that will take the readers back in time to the 18th century, New Orleans. It is here that the reader will be introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Zeolie Cheval, who, just before her 21st birthday, finds her father murdered in his bed and thus her life is forever changed.
You may think that would be the end of her troubles, but soon the priest that was sent to help her, is murdered on the way, she finds herself trapped in a continuous web of mystery, secrets and shocking truths and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Crescent City Moon!
The story of Crescent City Moon is brilliant, and I adored the journey the wonderful author took me on. Nola Nash managed to incorporate many unexpected twists effortlessly so that the readers will turn the page with haste! As I read this book, I found myself re-reading parts because of how shocking it was! It was magnificent to feel this, and I love it when an author does this to a reader, this is how reading should be! Full of shocks and surprises and great thrilling moments that you will remember for a long time; if not forever!
Nola Nash is a talented author; there is no question about this. Nash’s writing keeps the reader on the edge of their seat; her suspense-filled book reminds me of Alfred Hitchcock’s movies; there is a constant feeling of trepidation and a continuous sense of “what is going to happen next?!” as I read this book. I was enthralled because this is how mystery and suspense books should be! I was screaming, “yes, finally I have found another great suspense-filled book” so truly book lovers, this book needs to be read and loved!
To conclude my thoughts on this exceptional story, I would say if you have been bored of late of books that well, don’t thrill you, then take a chance with this one because it is an all-consuming assault of brilliance that will keep you entertained from beginning to end! This incredible book gets five stars from me! So be sure to have a read of the preview book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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