Plunder (Faye Longchamp, Book 7)

February 23, 2021
Plunder (Faye Longchamp, Book 7)

2012 - Florida Book Award Bronze Medal Winner forGeneral Fiction2012 - Florida Book Award Bronze Medal Winner forPopular Fiction"Details of archaeology, pirate lore, and voodoocomplement the strong, sympathetic characters, especially Amande,and the appealing portrait of Faye's family life."—BooklistFaye Longchamp and her Native American husband Joe Wolf Mantoothare working near the mouth of the Mississippi, researchingarchaeological sites soon to be flooded by oil. The DeepwaterHorizon disaster has morphed her run-of-the-mill contract job intoa task that might swamp her fledgling consulting business.Then her injured babysitter leaves Faye to work with a toddlerunderfoot. Thankfully, Amande, a bright and curious teen livesnearby with her eccentric grandmother. But when the girl'sgrandmother and her no-account uncle are murdered, Amande'sprospects worsen. The girl has but two known relatives, bothbattling over her small inheritance: a raggedy houseboat, a fewshares of stock, and a hurricane-battered island that's not eveninhabitable.Pirate-era silver coins are found and disappear. A murderer ison the loose, and as the oil slick looms, Faye can see thatLouisiana is still being plundered....