Series: Talba Wallis

Author: Julie Smith

Louisiana Hotshot (2013)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 5
Ah, New Orleans. The drug that is the heat and scents, the music and moans, life and death and destiny. The heart of a world both magical and profane. Where “church ladies” still wear hats and movements in the dark often presage the advent of violence and death.Julie Smith knows New Orleans. She ...
Louisiana Bigshot (2012)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
RATING: 3.75Talba Wallis is a person of striking dualities. On the one hand, she's a well-respected voice of the African-American woman who shares her life's experiences through her poetry. On the other, she's a novice private investigator who is working for an older Italian man by the name of ...
P.I. on a Hot Tin Roof (2013)
3.81 of 5 Votes: 4
Julie Smith is becoming one of my all-time favorite mystery writers. Set in New Orleans and centered on the activity of Private Investigator Talba Wallis, AKA The Duchess de Pontalba (nom de plume she took from the historical New Orleans Baroness), this book follows the downfall of a corrupt jud...