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    The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke

New Orleans Detective Dave Robicheaux has fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with police brass, with killers and hustlers, and the bottle. Lost without his wife's love, Robicheaux haunts the intense and heady French Quarter--the place he calls home, and the place that nearly destroys him when he beomes involved in the case of a young prostitute whose body is found in a bayou.

Year: 1987
Genre: Detective Fiction

    Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke

Compared to Louisiana, Robicheaux thought Montana would be safe -- until two Native American activists suddenly go missing. When Robicheaux begins investigating, he is led into the dark world of the Mafia and oil companies. At the same time, someone from his past comes back to haunt him. Someone who was responsible for Robicheaux's flight from New Orleans -- someone who brutally murdered his wife -- and now is after young Alafair ...

Year: 1989
Genre: Crime Fiction

    A Morning for Flamingos by James Lee Burke

Desperately holding together the pieces of his shattered life, Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux has rejoined the New Iberia police force. While transporting two death-row prisoners, Dave is wounded, his partner is killed. Now he's trailing a killer into the heart of the Big Easy's underworld.

Year: 1990
Genre: Detective Fiction

    Last Car to Elysian Fields by James Lee Burke

Sheriff Dave Robicheaux returns to New Orleans to investigate the beating of a controversial Catholic priest and murder of three teenage girls in this intense, atmospheric entry in the bestselling series. For Dave Robicheaux, there is no easy passage home. New Orleans, and the memories of his life in the Big Easy, will always haunt him. So to return there means visiting old ghosts, exposing old wounds, opening himself up to new, yet familiar, dangers.

Year: 2003
Genre: MysterySuspense

    The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke

Dave Robicheaux returns in an adventure as timely as real life: the fight against crime, and the fight for life in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In the waning days of summer 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans.

Year: 2007
Genre: Crime Fiction

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1987The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke
1989Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke
1990A Morning for Flamingos by James Lee Burke
2003Last Car to Elysian Fields by James Lee Burke
2007The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke
2019The New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke