The Secret of the Other Mother: A Charlotte Reade Mystery

The Secret of the Other Mother: A Charlotte Reade Mystery

by Laura Cayouette


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The Secret of the Other Mother: A Charlotte Reade Mystery by Laura Cayouette

It's late 2009 and the Saints are undefeated on their way to the Super Bowl. Fresh off the Los Angeles red carpet of the movie she produced and starred in, vivacious Charlotte Reade heads to her family home in New Orleans for the funeral of Sassy, the woman who helped raise her mother.

When Sassy's "adopted" twin daughters ask brainy and tenacious Charlotte to help them find their birth mother, she heads down a path that starts in a laundromat in the 1950's and winds through costume experts and a burlesque tour before landing her on the infamous Bourbon Street.

Along the way, Charlotte reconnects to her own family history, uncovering clues to a family secret and the ghost who's said to protect it. As her funeral trip extends through the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras, Charlotte struggles with her dedication to the career she worked so hard for and the intoxicating draw of the culture, romance and soul of the city she's always wanted to call home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781522992608
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/07/2016
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Laura Cayouette is best known as Leonardo DiCaprio's sister in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained. Other films include Now You See Me, Enemy of the State, For Love of the Game and Kill Bill. Television appearances include True Detective, Treme, Friends and JAG and more than sixty commercials.

In 2014, Laura was given the Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of South Alabama where she earned her Master's Degree in creative writing and English literature. She's taught both English and acting/directing at various universities. She currently resides in New Orleans and writes a blog, LAtoNOLA, about her love for the city.

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