Welcome to this latest collection of fiction produced by the writers and staff at Write On E-Publishing. We've compiled tales of drama, action and intrigue all centered in the most exotic state in the union! No, t Hawaii, Louisiana! With its unique collection of cultures, people and histories; the Bayou State still holds the romance and adventure of the past in the everyday lives of its people. In New Orleans family comes first. Corrine had always accepted her portion of responsibility for the care of her eighty-three year old twin aunts. They were the sweetest little old ladies imaginable. But, it would only take one fateful question to unravel the dark family secret of The Solomon Rose. Hidden below the prevailing atmosphere of Mardi Gras, the world class restaurants and the multitude of festivals is ather culture which in many cases is enjoyed solely by the original inhabitants of the city. Through the tales offered in this volume, you have been given the rare opportunity to share in this second, lesser publicized culture and the stories of its past and present. From the bayous and small towns to the City of New Orleans, the Jewel of the Mississippi; we want you to get a good taste of the literary etouffee we've cooked up for you. Bon appetite, chere!
J. J. Haile is a devout New Orleanian with decades of writing experience that have lead to this publication. J. J. uses her writing to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of her beloved city, New Orleans and share that love of the Southern culture with her readers. Being a true story teller all of her life, Joan desires more than anything to impart to readers a love of her city with its diverse culture which is as distinct as it's cuisine. Even as a practicing LPN of over 40 years, writing has been a lifelong avocation for Joan. The mother of two adult daughters and one very special grandson, J. J. enjoys coffee (CDM), writing, gardening and crosswords, in that order.