"Charlie is investigating a murder similar to her sister's involving a prominent New Orleans family and finds herself attracted to one of the sons - could he be a murderer? Great plot and twist right out of CSI."
"Steph is in New Orleans searching for her sister who disappeared with a lover. When the police won't help, so she poses as a hooker at a high class club where she hooks up with a sexy former cop. Steam galore!!"
"A woman travels to New Orleans to claim her estranged father's body and falls for the cop investigating his murder. One of my faves by Linda Howard - it introduces secretive John Medina, who gets his own story in "All the Queen's Men" - also one of Howard's hottest."
"Book one of the Stillwater Trilogy - it sets the tone for the series. A woman with a checkered past returns to her hometown and befriends the widowed mayor's young son. The whole town suspects her family of killing her preacher step father who disappeared decades earlier without a trace."
"Detective must reunite with a one night stand when a series of arson murders links the fire marshal to organized crime and she must go undercover as his lover. It's "Backdraft meets Miss Congeniality""
"Camille returns home after her father's killer is finally arrested. But he is out on bail and willing to do anything to keep her from digging into the past. It's a great end to Mill's trilogy (which is a sequel to "Killing Me Softly")."
"Former debutante and now widowed Danielle returns home with her young son to find that the old mansion is now owned by bad boy Jack. They still are under each other's skin and share a sordid past loaded with secrets. It's the intro to the Callahan trilogy, but the only one worth reading."
"While in New Orleans, attorney Theo ruptures his appendix and is saved by surgeon Michelle. At her father's invitation, he visits her and ends up in the middle of a mystery involving a dead cousin and lots of ill-gotten cash"
"Ellie witnessed a murder years ago. When the accused escapes jail and another victim is found, Ellie is singled out for mayhem. With the help of neighbor Joe, she is safe from harm, but what about her heart? It's the best of Cameron's Toussaint tales."
"Rich guy kicks trashy family out of their home on his property when he discovers that his father has left with their mother. The youngest daughter returns to wreak havoc on his emotions. It's totally dated, but boy it's hot!"