short questionnaire, and social media contacts for the author.
Interview with Brita Addams
interest in the history of New Orleans, having lived there for many years. I
wanted to write a story about a part of New Orleans that no longer exists.
researching, I read histories, biographies, and real-life stories. For
recreation, I enjoy historical romance. I very rarely read contemporary
(not including your own)?
my favorite character is Sydnam Butler from Mary Balogh’s Simply Love. His
broken, dark life has stayed with me for years.
will see from you in coming months?
finishing up Cedar Grove, the story of Emile Dauterive, who readers met in
Beloved Unmasked. I’ll have it submitted by the second week of January. Then
I’m diving into the finale of Tarnished Souls, but I’m itching to start work on
a Civil War era story. We’ll see.
New Orleans, David comes into the world as Picayune, meaning “of little value,”
or, as his mother reminds him, “nothing.” In the early 20th century brothels
and clubs, his love of music sustains young Pic until a life-changing meeting
places him on the road to respectability, and Pic reinvents himself as David
friend and first love, Spencer Webb, into the Great War. While he pursues a law
degree, letters from Spence connect David to his hopes for the future. After
staggering news at war’s end, David must find a way to move forward. Under the
tutelage of his benefactor, David’s career prospers, but specters from
Storyville threaten all he’s worked so hard to achieve.
or give him everything he’s ever dared dream?
About the Book
level (based on movie ratings): R