Marie Laveau of New Orleans is recognized as one of the most influential women of
19th Century North America. The life and legend of this Voodoo Priestess has been
clouded in mystery. Her followers in the American South witnessed her supernatural
powers of healing and casting spells prior to the Civil War and then during Reconstruction.
Her legend, including her immortality, is even stronger and more complex. Thousands come
to her New Orleans mausoleum every year to ask favors and pay homage.
"She Walks On Gilded Splinters" is the never before told story of the life and
legend of Marie Laveau. Explore 16th Century Africa and New Orleans. with a
riveting opening chapter in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 1965, a watershed day
in the American Civil Rights movement. The novel is a unique, intricate murder
mystery following retribution for the sins of past generations set against
the history and consequences of the slave trade.