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Nola Céspedes Novels

The Nola Céspedes series (Hell or High Water, Nearer Home) by Joy Castro is a series of literary thrillers set in post-Katrina New Orleans. Named a Best Book of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews and a Top 100 Book by the Kansas City Star, Hell or High Water  has been translated into German and French, released on audiobook, and optioned for film and television.

  • Nearer Home
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    • Nearer Home

    • Nola Céspedes Novels (Volume 2)
      Joy Castro
      St. Martin's Press

    • The irresistible, razor-sharp second book in the post-Katrina New Orleans-set crime series featuring unforgettable and gutsy reporter Nola Céspedes

      Early one morning, Times-Picayune...

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  • Hell or High Water
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    • Hell or High Water

    • Nola Céspedes Novels (Volume 1)
      Joy Castro
      St. Martin's Press

    • Nola Céspedes, an ambitious young reporter at the Times-Picayune, finally catches a break: an assignment to write her first full-length feature. While investigating her story, she also becomes...

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Joy Castro

JOY CASTRO teaches literature at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. She is the author of Hell or High Water, Island of Bones and The Truth Book (selected as an ABA Book Sense Notable Book in 2005). She lives in Lincoln, NE.

Nicky Martinez