Toni McGee Causey is the author of the critically acclaimed and nationally bestselling Bobbie Faye novels—an action/caper series set in south Louisiana; the series was released in back-to-back publications, beginning with Charmed and Dangerous, Girls Just Wanna Have Guns, and When a Man Loves a Weapon. She is also a contributor to the USA Today Bestselling anthology Love is Murder, as well as the Killer Year and the Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans anthologies.
2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
Heroines’ Dark Visions Leading to Light
3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
The Saints of the Lost and Found
Avery Broussard has the curse of seeing lost things (and make no mistake, it is a curse). Missing belongings and beloved pets, lost relationships and opportunities—she sees it all. Long ago, that curse destroyed her chance at true love, causing her to flee her Louisiana hometown, vowing never to return. She’s kept that promise, too, until a phone call from her estranged father forces her hand. Her big brother is dying, and she may be his last remaining hope. Avery wants nothing more than to rescue her brother, but doing so pulls her into a labyrinth of lies and deceit rooted in her own lost first love and her family’s twisted history. It doesn’t help that a girl has also gone missing, and the abduction is tied to a killer Avery failed to help the FBI catch. With no time to spare, Avery realizes her curse might be the only thing she can trust. Is it too much to hope that she might save her brother and find the missing girl before she becomes the next victim?
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