Sam is a voodoo man, with a voodoo gift: he helps murdered souls send messages to those they left behind. But, to the people of New Orleans, he's nothing but a street performer on Bourbon Street. Trixie has decided to leave her husband. ENOUGH with that man. All she needs right now is a relaxing summer in New Orleans, away from the Boston scene. She hops on a first-class flight.Frankie's wife has kicked him out of their home. Sure, he paid off the mortgage, pays all the bills, and the salaries of their housekeeper and personal driver, but, okay... he'll leave. He'll head to his vacation home in New Orleans.When a Boston socialite meets a king in Boston's underworld, their lives cross and collide one summer, when a woman--they both happen to know--ends up murdered. And only Sam can help them all.