Gator Aide - Rachel Porter, Bk 1 Author:Jessica Speart STOMPING THROUGH THE SWAMP — A failed New York actress, Rachel Porter figured that any new career would be an improvement -- until she became a wildlife agent and found herself stuck in the steamy Louisiana bayous, chasing poachers and fending off mosquitoes the size of Central Park pigeons. — Rachel's first major assignment for the New Orlean... more »s Fish and Wildlife Service has brought her to the infamous French Quarter, to deal with a dead alligator chained to a bathtub--not far from an equally dead stripper. But when Rachel discovers that an o. d. of ingested heroin-stuffed condoms -- and not the five bullet holes in the gator's head -- was the true cause of its demise, the inquisitive agent finds herself perilously caught up in both murder investigations. And with killers, cops, neo-Nazis, drag queens and crooked politicos on her case, it's take more than Big Apple sass to get Rachel out of the Big Easy. . .alive.« less
This is the first of a series of mysteries involving wildlife agent Rachael Porter. This one takes place in the steamy bayous of Louisiana. This is a wonderful series and will keep your interest to the end. Highly recommended for mystery lovers.
This is the first Rachel Porter mystery. In this book she meets her recurrent boyfriend Santou, a New Orleans Police Detective. The characters of this story set in Cajun country are as colorful as their bayous, rural offbeat lifestyles and eccentric habits. This book is a fun read with suspense and wildlife issues thrown in.