Detonating the world's toughest waterfront is Yancy's secret assignment from the Big Easy's Reconstruction administrator. Against his best enemy, vice lord Toby Cook, owner of the Jumping Jack casino, Yancy hides an explosive trick up his sleeve - the tiny, noble sea captain of a ship crammed with the latest invention from Sweden. Backing up the unlikely duo is the silent, lethal Pahoo. Written by
Did You Know?
When the steamers are docking in my New Orleans, the levee is one of the busiest places in the world, but at midnight - when the roustabouts are gone and the faint sounds of the river drift with the dark across the empty wharves - the levee can be one of the loneliest spots in the city, filled with silence, moonlight and cutthroats.