"Fuhrer's Heart: An American Story" is a suspense thriller set in the New Orleans academic world and inspired by the David Duke era in Louisiana politics. Full of suspicious deaths, action, conspiracies, and sex; the author adds to this tumultuous mix a great dose of racial tension and political intrigue.
One of the main characters is a young and highly ambitious African American named Michael Woods. His dreams for a better life lure him from the working class lifestyle of his family, former cotton pickers in the rural South. He graduates from college and upon receiving a PhD, is fiercely recruited by New Orleans' prestigious Institute for Public Policy. Unbeknown to Michael, the liberal leaning Institute has recently been infiltrated by white supremacists portraying themselves as members of the liberal establishment.