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    Half of Paradise by James Lee Burke

Discover the debut novel of James Lee Burke, before the creation of his now-famous Cajun detective, Dave Robicheaux, as he weaves together the struggles of three very different men. The interlocking stories of these three men are an elegy to the realities of life in 1950s Louisiana, their destinies fixed by the circumstances of their birth and time. Yet each carries the hope of redemption...

Year: 1965
Genre: Suspense

    Two for Texas by James Lee Burke

This early James Lee Burke classic is available again--featuring Son Holland, the great-grandfather of beloved hero Billy Bob Holland, as he flees a Louisiana prison camp with a Native American woman and a fellow prisoner in tow. James Lee Burke steps back three generations to reveal the lightning-paced tale of western lawman Billy Bob Holland's great-grandfather, a fugitive swept up in the proud fight for Texan independence.

Year: 1982
Genre: HistoricalWesterns

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie by James Lee Burke

Recently paroled from prison, Iry Paret becomes drawn into a tragic conflict involving an ex-convict and their neighbors in this page-turning thriller from bestselling author James Lee Burke.

Year: 1986
Genre: Suspense

    In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke

When Hollywood invades New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic, restless specters waiting in the shadows for Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux are reawakened--ghosts of a history best left undisturbed. Hunting a serial killer preying on the lawless young, Robicheaux comes up close and personal with the elusive guardians of his darkest torments--who hold the key to his ultimate salvation...or a final, fatal downfall.

Year: 1993
Genre: Serial Killer

    Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke

A FORGOTTEN NAZI SUB BRINGS OLD HATREDS TO THE SURFACE. They're out there, under the salt -- the bodies of German seamen who used to lie in wait at the mouth of the Mississippi for unescorted American tankers sailing from the oil refineries of Baton Rouge out into the Gulf of Mexico.

Year: 1994
Genre: Suspense

    Burning Angel by James Lee Burke

When Sonny Boy Marsallus returns to New Iberia after fleeing for Central America to avoid the wrath of the powerful Giacana family, his old troubles soon follow. Meanwhile Dave Robicheaux becomes entangled in the affairs of the Fontenot family, descendants of sharecroppers whose matriarch helped raise Dave as a child.

Year: 1995
Genre: Suspense

    Voodoo River by Robert Crais

Hired to uncover the past of Jodi Taylor, an actress in a hit television series, Elvis leaves his native Los Angeles to journey to deepest Louisiana to search for Jodi's biological parents. Soon he discovers the real reason he's been sent there - but not before run-ins with an amazing cast of characters, including a crazed, Raid-spraying housewife; a Cajun thug who looks like he's been built out of spare parts; and a menacing, hundred-year-old river turtle named Luther.

Year: 1995
Genre: Cold CasePrivate Eye

    Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke

No one was surprised when Aaron Crown was arrested for the decades-old murder of the most famous black civil rights leader in Louisiana. After all, his family were shiftless timber people who brought their ways into the Cajun wetlands--trailing rumors of ties to the Ku Klux Klan. Only Dave Robicheaux, to whom Crown proclaims his innocence, worries that Crown had been made a scapegoat for the collective guilt of a generation.

Year: 1996
Genre: Cold CasePolice Procedural

    Sunset Limited by James Lee Burke

The townspeople of New Iberia, Louisiana, didn't crucify Megan Flynn's father. They just didn't catch whoever pinned him to a barn wall with sixteen-penny nails. Decades later, Megan, now a world-famous photojournalist, has come back to the bayou, looking for cop Dave Robicheaux. It was Dave who found the body of labor leader Jack Flynn. The sight changed the boy, shaped him as a man. And after forty years, Robicheaux is still haunted by the bizarre unsolved slaying.

Year: 1998
Genre: Cold Case

    Jolie Blon's Bounce by James Lee Burke

When a beautiful teenage girl is killed, New Iberia police detective Dave Robicheaux senses that the most likely suspect, Tee Bobby Hulin, is not the actual killer. Though a drug addict and general neer-do-well, Hulin just doesn't fit the profile for this kind of crime. He's a Cajun blues singer (one of his songs is titled "Jolie Blon's Bounce"), and he's been raised by his grandmother Ladice Hulin, a proud and strong-willed black woman.

Year: 2002
Genre: MusicPolice Procedural

 

 

Titles

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1965Half of Paradise by James Lee Burke Suspense, Louisiana
1982Two for Texas by James Lee Burke Historical, Westerns, Louisiana , Texas
1986The Lost Get-Back Boogie by James Lee Burke Suspense, Louisiana
1993In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke Serial Killer, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1994Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke Suspense, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1995Burning Angel by James Lee Burke Suspense, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1995Voodoo River by Robert Crais Cold Case, Private Eye, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Louisiana
1996Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke Cold Case, Police Procedural, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
1998Sunset Limited by James Lee Burke Cold Case, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2002Jolie Blon's Bounce by James Lee Burke Police Procedural, Music, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2006Pegasus Descending by James Lee Burke Suspense, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2007Jesus Out to Sea by James Lee Burke Louisiana , Short Stories
2010The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke Murder Mystery, Serial Killer, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2012Creole Belle by James Lee Burke Missing Person, Thriller, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2018Robicheaux by James Lee Burke Crime Fiction, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana

 

 

 


 

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