Mary Manhein’s Floating Souls, The Canal Murders, is a gripping mystery waiting to be solved by Maggie Andrepont, a forensic anthropologist for the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office. From the canals of ancient Venice to the canals of New Orleans, Manhein’s debut adult novel submerges its readers into the science of forensic anthropology while providing mystery enthusiasts a brief, but danger-wrought ride for Maggie as her career and private life collide with unexpected results.
Praise for Manhein’s first novel:
“Elegant, informative, and masterfully crafted, this story announces an exciting new talent in the world of mystery fiction.” —Malcolm Shuman, author The Levee.
“Scientist and literary artist Manhein knows how to activate the reader’s emotions, imagination, and intellect to make her fiction as real as the reader can endure, right on through the shocking revelations at the end.” —David Madden, author Abducted by Circumstance.