The delightful and talented Catherine Schaff-Stump is posting a serialized novel called Blood is Thicker than Water (several installments of which are already available) on the author and artist group blog, Las Habladoras. We’ll be having a story out from Catherine before the end of the year, but if you can’t wait, this should help. Here’s a little snippet from the Prologue:
My story deals with those affairs recently bought to light in the pages of the New Orleans Picayune regarding the affairs of the supernatural in their city. Not only do Simpson and Doyle figure heavily in my tale, but also Marie LaVeau, the reputed voodoo queen, and Professor Samuel Forte, well-known scientific spiritualist, according, mostly, to himself. I here reproduce the actual events that led to the press’s inquiries, and provide you, gentle reader, with as accurate a depiction of the facts as possible.