Pont Minou, Louisiana, where fields of sugarcane and tumble-down houses are laced
by sodium-lit highways, crumbling river roads, and dusty oak drives.
For world-weary Sheriff’s deputy Bernadette Leblanc, this is both her beat and her hometown, and a railroad conglomerate’s
bid to buy up family homes and land by the acre brings long-simmering tensions bubbling to the surface.
When Bernadette’s lover Leslie, a public-interest lawyer defending the poor, turns up dead,
she must decide whether to walk the line or take on her town’s oldest and wealthiest family.
The Long Shadow is an inky slow-burn mystery that puts the soul of Chinatown inside the skin of True Detective.