Author Night with Christopher Peña

May 16th

Author Night with Christopher Peña

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Christopher Peña is the author of The Strange Case of Dr. Etienne Deschamps: Murder in the French Quarter.

Believing himself to be gifted with magnetic and hypnotic powers, Dr. Etienne Deschamps searched for the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte—and he needed a young virgin to find it. Juliette Dietsh, a poor immigrant of only twelve years old, never stood a chance. In 1889, she was found naked and dead from a chloroform overdose in bed next to a distraught Deschamps. This incisive examination of the murder, trials, and conclusions invites readers to rethink this famous case.

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