A generations old family of hunters fight the many evils that abound in the bayous of southwest Louisiana and New Orleans.
Look for the spin-off series the LaRues as the stories are intertwined.
Frequently Asked Questions
A. They are all stand-alone, however reading them in order will give you a better flavor of the series. If you want to read in order, the series installments are:
- WILD FEVER
- WILD DREAM
- WILD NEED
- MOON KISSED (LaRue)
- MOON THRALL (LaRue)
- WILD FLAME
- MOON STRUCK (LaRue)
- WILD RAPTURE
- MOON BOUND (LaRue)
A. This began as a stand alone series. It incorporates paranormal elements that I love, but unlike my other books, it is set in America. However, while writing, a set of cousins living in New Orleans – the LaRues – appeared and will have their own spin-off series starting in 2014
A. The LaRues are cousins to the Chiassons and their stories intertwine. They’ll have different titles and a little different look on the covers.
A. Five in all for all five siblings for the Chiassons, and four for the LaRue siblings.
A. Yes, the entire Chiasson series will be novella length (about 20K – 40K words) though some may be a little longer. Due to contracts, I can’t make this series full length.
A. Most ebook retailers as well as in print format.
Andouille (ahn-doo-ee) & Boudin (boo-dan):
Two types of Cajun sausage. Andouille is made with pork while boudin with pork and rice.
A sluggish stream bigger than a creek and smaller than a river
A fritter or doughnut without a hole, sprinkled with powdered sugar
A person of French-Canadian descent born or living along southern Louisiana.
Tangy tomato-based sauce dish usually made with crawfish or shrimp and rice
Thick, savory soup with chicken, seafood, sausage, or wild game
Also known as “conjure” or witchcraft. Thought of as “folk magic” and “superstition”. Some say it is the main force against the use of Voodoo.
Highly seasoned mixture of sausage, chicken, or seafood and vegetables, simmered with rice until liquid is absorbed
Term used for grandmother
A Louisiana state district; equivalent to the word county
Sha (a as in cat)
Term of affection meaning darling, dear, or sweetheart.
Voodoo (vu-du) – New Orleans
Spiritual folkways originating in the Caribbean. New Orleans Voodoo is separate from other forms (Haitian Vodou and southern Hoodoo). New Orleans Voodoo puts emphasis on Voodoo Queens and Voodoo dolls.
Accordion-based music originating in Louisiana combined with guitar and violin while combing traditional French melodies with Caribbean and blues influences