Nick Herald, a professional genealogist living in New Orleans, searches for Louisiana relatives of an elderly man, a Holocaust survivor. Seemingly innocent genealogical curiosity turns deadly as Nick uncovers murderous mysteries with roots reaching far back into the past. Along the way, the story delves deeply into the unique history and complex ethnic gumbo of Louisiana and New Orleans. Nick makes courageous decisions to right old wrongs and expose the guilty, while trying to save his own neck.
Original title: Deadly Pedigree
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives