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I picked up this book from a bargain bin because of the cover it s hard for anyone who ever lived in New Orleans not to recognize that photo The blurb on the book jacket sold me a mystery set in early twentieth century New Orleans Hard to resist Turns out to be the third book in a series about conflicted, alienated detective Augustin St Cyr It was meticulously researched I did some reading on Storyville and the era, and found many of the characters and details were true to life The atmo I picked up this book from a bargain bin because of the cover it s hard for anyone who ever lived in New Orleans not to recognize that photo The blurb on the book jacket sold me a mystery set in early twentieth century New Orleans Hard to resist Turns out to be the third book in a series about conflicted, alienated detective Augustin St Cyr It was meticulously researched I did some reading on Storyville and the era, and found many of the characters and details were true to life The atmosphere is perfect, if the plot has a few holes Some of the events were so unlikely as to be a little ridiculous, but it was a fun read, and I would happily pick up a book or two of the rest of the series in the future Good for light if not light hearted mystery reading Interestingespecially all of the racism that is depicted in the novel WHY CAN T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG Being from New Orleans, it was comforting to hear streets and neighborhoods referenced. 3rd in the Storyville Series of 4 I have read the first two in order as often happens with series books, it getscomplicated, detracting from the story my opine nonetheless, I read late, woke up early to someas St Cyr, the detective is quite the character The unfolding is very gradual and for the most part believable when it all comes together I have requested the 4th in this series for Christmas it s not at any of our libraries 2006 hardback via my spouse s purchase fr 3rd in the Storyville Series of 4 I have read the first two in order as often happens with series books, it getscomplicated, detracting from the story my opine nonetheless, I read late, woke up early to someas St Cyr, the detective is quite the character The unfolding is very gradual and for the most part believable when it all comes together I have requested the 4th in this series for Christmas it s not at any of our libraries 2006 hardback via my spouse s purchase from the Madison County Public Library, Berea, book sale based on an employee recommendation 336 pgs The history, the setting, and the quality of the writing keep me coming back to this series Valentin is a bit better drawn than your average Sam Spade, but there is just no reason that women put their lives in danger to be his lover Both Justine and Anne Marie Benedict seem much too smart for that It s a genre convention , but it weakens the story. The adventure of detective Valentin St Cyr in Storyville continues in Rampart Street This time after long absence from his usual job at Storyville, the detective decides to come back There is a murder happened at Rampart Street It isn t surprising considering the place, but what makes it unusual is the victim A reputable white man found with a bullet wound in the middle of Rampart Street Because of that, someone is asking a favor to Tom Anderson, the king of Storyville, on behalf of the vi The adventure of detective Valentin St Cyr in Storyville continues in Rampart Street This time after long absence from his usual job at Storyville, the detective decides to come back There is a murder happened at Rampart Street It isn t surprising considering the place, but what makes it unusual is the victim A reputable white man found with a bullet wound in the middle of Rampart Street Because of that, someone is asking a favor to Tom Anderson, the king of Storyville, on behalf of the victim s family to help solve the murder case That s how Valentin got assigned to the case At first, Valentin was going to end the case immediately by ruling it as random robbery But as he digs , turns out the case is bigger than what he anticipates.Rampart Street is the third book in the Storyville series Although it can be read as a standalone, I suggest reading the entire series chronologically It wouldn t affect the mystery because each book s case isn t directly connected But that way, readers can perceive Valentin s struggle and development as a character better.Full review here Another terrific installment of the Valentin St Cyr mysteries I love these looks at turn of the previous century New Orleans. This is a historical romance, not a detective novel without much on the cover to let you know the difference The book, though, has tender feelings Beware Women s hearts flutter Adverbs proliferate The book does try to be tough It says fuck, kills people, has examples of blunt force action, but it s a softie, almost a cozy I don t mind them for others, but I want to be warned, so I don t buy one Now the good news if you picked up the book, Fulmer seems to know the old New Orleans The This is a historical romance, not a detective novel without much on the cover to let you know the difference The book, though, has tender feelings Beware Women s hearts flutter Adverbs proliferate The book does try to be tough It says fuck, kills people, has examples of blunt force action, but it s a softie, almost a cozy I don t mind them for others, but I want to be warned, so I don t buy one Now the good news if you picked up the book, Fulmer seems to know the old New Orleans The times when jazz started Where Bellocq took photos of the ladies Where crime was fun And deadly But Fulmer writes a bit too politely about the other side of the streetcar tracks for my tastes &Download Kindle ⇲ Rampart Street ⇮ From Shamus award winner David Fulmer comes another mystery in his acclaimed Storyville series Just returned to New Orleans and only recently having solved the case of the jass murders, Creole detective Valentin St Cyr is reluctantly drawn into the investigation of a new murder that of a well to do gentleman on seedy Rampart Street Soon another society man turns up dead, and the only potential witness is the man who s now keeping Justine, Valentin s old girlfriend, as his paramour As Valentin probes deeper, the city s most powerful leaders pressure him to drop the investigation What could he be getting close to, and what nerves might he unwittingly strike Rampart Street is David Fulmer s most heart pounding mystery and his soulful detective s most dangerous case yet Valentin St Cyr is back in Storeyville, this time investigating the death of an uptown man on Rampart street at the behest of the man s daughter There sto the story than just a rich man straying to the wrong side of town, and Valentin uncovers a web of intrigue stretching back 20 years and having ties with his own past Supporting characters Justine and Beansoup are back Justine having returned to her previous life of prostitution, and Beansoup growing up to be quite a rounder who pref Valentin St Cyr is back in Storeyville, this time investigating the death of an uptown man on Rampart street at the behest of the man s daughter There sto the story than just a rich man straying to the wrong side of town, and Valentin uncovers a web of intrigue stretching back 20 years and having ties with his own past Supporting characters Justine and Beansoup are back Justine having returned to her previous life of prostitution, and Beansoup growing up to be quite a rounder who prefers to be called Emile these days A solid addition to the series Recommended for historical mystery fans Let me start by saying, I started the series with this book.I like the detective I can t think of a character I hate The plot is a slow ambling toward the solution And it works There isn t any big action sequence The answer is obvious at the beginning, but the why is the mystery The solution is layered and makes sense The resolution is okay as well My biggest problem is the depressing overall nature of the book Everyone seems to be moving through life convinced of its hopelessness That Let me start by saying, I started the series with this book.I like the detective I can t think of a character I hate The plot is a slow ambling toward the solution And it works There isn t any big action sequence The answer is obvious at the beginning, but the why is the mystery The solution is layered and makes sense The resolution is okay as well My biggest problem is the depressing overall nature of the book Everyone seems to be moving through life convinced of its hopelessness That doesn t make for the best read