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Death of a Dancer (Dassas Cormier Mystery #2)

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In 1925, Dassas Cormier makes good on a promise and escorts his nephew Frank to New Orleans, but their vacation quickly turns into a search for a killer when Dassas learns a friend, an exotic dancer, has been murdered.
As he digs deeper into the dark side of the city, Dassas discovers secrets that involve politicians, bootleggers, federal agents, and underworld thugs-and co
Paperback, 260 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Zumaya Enigma (first published October 2004)
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Jul 14, 2009 April rated it really liked it
This book takes us to New Orleans, some time after Dassas Cormier has settled in his home town of Marshall's Bayou. I like how his promise to his nephew Frank to bring him to New Orleans becomes an opportunity for another mystery, but in a different setting.

Anyway, Dassas' friend Cherry, an exotic dancer, has been murdered, and Dassas' former partner doesn't think they have the right guy for the crime. With Frank in town with Dassas and with Dassas no longer part of the New Orleans' police force
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Sarah Baker grew up in New Orleans, the city of music, fun, and food. After a year of college, she dropped out and ran off to Alaska to enjoy a taste of the Wild West pipeline days. Three years later, Sarah returned to the Lower 48 and earned a Master's degree in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

As a civil engineer for the federal government, she spends a lot of time in the woods
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