New Orleans

A black and white image of balconies in the French Quarter of New Orleans with plants hanging off of them.
Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Axeman of New Orleans
Posted July 4, 2022 Written by Claire

From May 1918 to October 1919, the people of New Orleans found themselves terrorized by a serial killer who became […]

Axe in male hand with old dirty wall in the background
Things You Should Know But Don’t: Clementine Barnabet
Posted June 6, 2022 Written by Claire

New Orleans is a glamorous city known for its unique culture, from Cajun cooking to the raucous parties associated with […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Posted May 23, 2022 Written by Claire

If you live in the United States it’s likely you’ve at least heard of Mardi Gras, best known for its […]

The tomb of Marie Laveau in New Orleans. It is a plaster crypt covered in multiple sets of handwritten Xs. There are offerings such as flowers and books and small objects.
Things You Should Know But Don’t: New Orleans Voodoo
Posted May 9, 2022 Written by Claire

In my latest novel, Blood on the Bayou, the culture of New Orleans takes center-stage. Voodoo is of particular interest […]