1997 "First Edition: August 1997" stated on copyright page; SIGNED BY JULIE SMITH; Fawcett Columbine publishers, New York; hardbound in blue and black boards with bold gilt stamp lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
Series Description -
Skip Langdon is the protagonist in a series of mystery novels by American author Julie Smith. She works as a policewoman in New Orleans, Louisiana. The novel 82 Desirewould introduce readers to a new character from Julie Smith, which was Talba Wallis (aka Baroness de Pontalba). Talba is a black poet and computer expert who also does some investigating on the side. Both series are set in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Crescent City Kill -
Skip Langdon, a New Orleans police detective, encounters death in her own hometown when the local police superintendent is gunned down and then the murderer is killed by a group who goes by the name of "the Jury".