The Witch of Bourbon Street

The Witch of Bourbon Street

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When Frances Sorrow returns home to the now dilapidated Sorrow Estate to restore her birth right, she finds herself haunted by a 100-year-old mystery only she can unravel. Set amidst the charming chaos of the French Quarter and remote bayous of Tivoli Parish, Louisiana, Suzanne Palmieri's The Witch of Bourdon Street weaves an unforgettable table of mystery and magic. Situated deep in the bayou is the formerly opulent Sorrow Estate. Once home to a magical family, the Sorrows, it now lays in ruins, uninhabited since a series of murders in 1902 shocked the entire community. When Frances Green Sorrow is born, the family is on the brink of obscurity and the last remaining Sorrows cling to the hope that she is the one who will finally resurrect the glory of what once was. However, Frances has no wish to be the family's saviour. Disillusioned, she marries young, attempting an "ordinary life," and has a son, Jack. When her marriage fails and she loses custody of her boy, she runs away to live a quiet life on the dilapidated Sorrow Estate, where she practices solitary magic amid ghosts and gardens.
But when Jack disappears, she is forced to rejoin the world she left behind and solve the century-old murder that casts a long shadow over Tivoli Parish and its inhabitants in order to find her son.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 142 x 210 x 23mm | 287g
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250056195
  • 9781250056191
  • 1,644,130

About Suzanne Palmieri

Suzanne Palmieri is the author of The Witch of Little Italy and The Witch of Belladonna Bay. She also writes as Suzanne Hayes and lives with her husband and three daughters in North Branford, Connecticut.
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