New Orleans Beat Author:Julie Smith An unclassified death on the coroner's daily record is nothing special: a healthy young man found dead after an apparent fall from a ladder. Yet in a neglected old house set inside a jungleof greenery, Detective Skip Langdon listens to an unusually listless mother talk about her son's death and his empty life...and wonders. It seems the shy thi... more »rt-one-year-old victi, Geoff Kavanagh, was a computer genius who often frequented the TOWN, a computer network of some 10,000 faceless "voices".
Within this extraordinary community, strangers achieve an odd type of intimacy, sharing the darkest of secrets.
Skip learns tht Geoff confessed his own deep secret: he saw his father murdered. Now the TOWN believes Geoff, too, was murdered- and Skip must follow the electronic trail of a killer...« less