New Orleans is a city of many faces. The gaiety of Mardi Gras is juxtaposed with the rampant corruption that earned it the nickname "The City That Care Forgot." The genteel decline of the French Quarter, the location of the city's original settlement, stands in contrast to the rich opulence of the Garden District, where the Americans later built their mansions. Voodoo and Catholicism exist side by side. Behind it's shining mask the leering visage of the Mythos can be found.This guidebook includes detailed chapters on the history of New Orleans, the French Quarter and the greater city, and the bayous and coastal regions. A chapter on voodoo includes guidelines for integrating it into Call of Cthulhu. New occupations unique to the Crescent City and surroundings are suggested, and five secret societies are included. An adventure provides a starting point for your explorations of The Secrets of New Orleans.