In ROYAL STREET, coming fall 2011 from Tor:
Katrina has caused breaches in the temporal fabric between the human world and the Beyond that opened New Orleans to a deluge of preternaturals. Young wizard Drusilla Jaco tries to find her missing mentor and clear his name before all hell breaks loose in a city that’s already on life-support. She joins forces with hunky enforcer Alex and the spirit of Louis Armstrong to battle a voodoo god and a host of the historic undead ranging from pirate Jean Lafitte to a grouchy William Faulkner to former Gov. Huey Long.
Hurricane Katrina is years past, but her changes to the New Orleans landscape are permanent. Namely, the borders between the modern city and the Beyond have tumbled, and the “pretes” are now living among unsuspecting humans. DJ and Alex dodge nixes, nymphs, merpeople (and a couple of satyrs) on their way to finding a killer who’s got Green Congress wizards dropping like flies. And DJ’s love life is out of control, between an amorous Jean Lafitte, a grumpy Alex, sexy shapeshifter Jake, and a mysterious new neighbor with nefarious intentions.