Dead Water - Hambly, Barbara

The stunning, much-beloved mystery series featuring Benjamin January, a free black man living in 19th-century New Orleans, continues with this suspenseful installment in which Benjamin takes a perilous steamboat ride that becomes an inescapable passage to death and murder.

Dead Water 2005, Bantam, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553581560

Mass-market paperback

Dead Water 2004, Bantam Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553109641