When Robicheau meets his old pal Clete again, A good Robicheau adventure. Just the same as the first 2, too much useless information,It never gets going and this is the first book in a number of years I will not finish.

When two American Indian activists disappear, Robicheaux's dogged investigation not only sets him on a collision course with Mafia thugs and oil interests, but also leads him into a romance with Darlene American Horse, his ex-partner's girlfriend. His descriptions are so good that I would often have to suppress the urge to have a late night snack after having my appetite whet when reading about something so basic as what Dave and his daughter made for dinner. But even this fragile peace is shattered by the arrival of Dixie Lee Pugh who brings with him a brutal trail of murder and violence. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Dixie Lee Pugh has problems of his own and soon Dave is embroiled in a trail of murders, corruption, and general mayhem. Last Car to Elysian Fields 14.

When two American Indian activists disappear, Robicheaux's dogged investigation not only sets him on a collision course with Mafia thugs and oil interests, but also leads him into a romance with Darlene American Horse, his ex-partner's girlfriend. Cimarron Rose 2. Robicheaux Hackberry Holland Series1. All that said, I enjoyed the book; a good beach read. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. A Morning for Flamingos: A Dave Robicheaux Novel, A Stained White Radiance: A Dave Robicheaux Novel, In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead (Dave Robicheaux), The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel, A Private Cathedral: A Dave Robicheaux Novel. I have been to so many meetings with him I feel like have a drinking problem. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Dave Robicheaux was once a Louisiana homicide cop. 4. A boat catches fire, Robicheaux receives a note threatening his daughter, and lastly he is charged with murder.

--This text refers to the, Outrage (The Singular Menace, 2) (The Singular Menace Series), Twisted in Time: A Romance About Past Lives... (A Twisted Series Book 1), A Twisted Series — Books 1-3: Romances About Past Lives, By the Sea — Books 1-3: Great Beach Reads (By the Sea - Boxed Sets Book 1). It was, however, beautifully written - as always by this author. Cadillac Jukebox 10. --This text refers to an alternate. If you get Robicheaux or love intigue and old school heavy handed law enforcement, this is the book for you! A fun read, I liked this novel well enough, though it has some shortfalls which diminished my enjoyment. Crusader's Cross 15. Pegasus Descending 16. I think this is the superior book in my opinion but nevertheless I'm now hooked on the Dave Robicheaux series and have to get them all.

Reviewed in the United States on July 3, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2020. Two For Texas was adapted for television, and Heaven's Prisoners and In the Electric Mist for film. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 22, 2014, Another very good story from JLB, this time with a reduction in the violence, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 3, 2018. The sense of doom hanging over him and his fragile world was oppressive, and the book lacked any light touch anywhere. Unanimement loué pour le lyrisme avec lequel il évoque la nature dans ses livres, engagé dans la défense de l'environnement, Burke continue à explorer de livre en livre les ambiguïtés du bien et du mal, une quête puissante qui l'a fait comparer à Faulkner. Battling against his old addiction to alcohol and haunted nightly by vivid dreams, Dave finds his only tranquillity at home with his young ward Alafair. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. © 2008-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates, includes free international wireless delivery via. Robicheaux's obsessive struggles with himself and his alcoholic behaviour make his life anything but simple. He conjures up life in the Cajun and Montana countryside so well you feel you are there. Forced to leave his home, Robicheaux's precarious existence reaches breaking point when Alafair's life is threatened.Praise for one of the great American crime writers, James Lee Burke:'James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, a great American novelist whose work, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed.' Surrounded by violence, he is a man of integrity trying to find an honorable way out. A good deal more detail description of trees, leaves, mountain topologies, etc.

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A definite reliving of past times for me. Skillfully evoked settings add to the book's appeal. Trouble has a way of finding ex-New Orleans PD detective Dave Robicheaux. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Dixie Lee Pugh has problems of his own and soon Dave is embroiled in a trail of murders, corruption, and general mayhem.

Once again James Lee Burke takes us to the steamy bayous and back roads of southern Louisiana where life should be hard but simple. It was, however, beautifully written - as always by this author. Light of the World 21. As such he should appeal to fans of Travis McGee and readers of well-crafted suspense. Jolie Blon's Bounce 13. A former college roommate, and over-the-hill country singer, comes into town and trouble starts. Trouble has a way of finding ex-New Orleans PD detective Dave Robicheaux. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Private Investigator Mysteries (Kindle Store), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Please try your request again later.

Specifically: 1. Dixie City Jam 8. --This text refers to an alternate. Reviewed in the United States on February 15, 2013. Fortunately, this mood is tempered by his adopted daughter Alafair, who he first took care of in Heaven's Prisoners. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Take away the whole suspense/mystery/thriller aspects of this novel, and it would almost still be worth reading just for Burke's descriptive abilities. Get 90 days FREE of Amazon Music Unlimited, Powerful crime story about love and friendship and trying to keep the bad guys at bay - recommended, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 February 2014, Another very good story from JLB, this time with a reduction in the violence. I began at the end of the series, and have finally gotten back to the beginning. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. "Little guy"? James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, a great American novelist whose work, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed., The third highly acclaimed novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, and winner of the Edgar award. Purple Cane Road 12. Dixie City Jam 8. If you get Robicheaux or love intigue and old school heavy handed law enforcement, this is the book for you! Of course, some of the bad guys are oh so bad, while others are bad but have a better side to their character. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The Glass Rainbow 19. Black Cherry Blues is my second James Lee Burke read - I also enjoyed Pegasus Descending. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Burke pits a land-hungry oil company against a Blackfeet Indian reservation in a stunning novel that takes detective fiction into new imaginative realms. Battling against his old addiction to alcohol and haunted nightly by vivid dreams and visitations, Dave finds his only tranquillity at home with his young ward Alafair. His Cajun sleuth, Dave Robicheaux, an ex-New Orleans cop featured in two previous novels, attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, has recurrent nightmares about his murdered wife, and cares for an adopted El Salvadoran refugee girl. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 January 2016. Deux fois lauréat du prestigieux Edgar Award, il poursuit les sagas qui l'ont rendu célèbre, celle de l'enquêteur Dave Robicheaux (héros de Dans la brume électrique que Bertrand Tavernier a porté à l'écran) et du shérif Hackberry Holland. A moniker for a little girl?!?Really?!!! A former college roommate, and over-the-hill country singer, comes into town and trouble starts. Forced to leave his home, Robicheaux's precarious existence reaches breaking point when Alafair's life is threatened.Praise for one of the great American crime writers, James Lee Burke:'James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, a great American novelist whose work, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed.' Highly recommended. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

The third highly acclaimed novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, and winner of the Edgar award.Personal tragedy has left Dave Robicheaux close to the edge. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. A good deal more detail description of trees, leaves, mountain topologies, etc. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists.

But, if I returning, I might enjoy the sites a bit more. It took me an unusually long time to read this, largely because I was often so irritated by the main character, who incessantly did stupid things. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The Tin Roof Blowdown 17. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? The sense of doom hanging over him and his fragile world was oppressive, and the book lacked any light touch anywhere. Reviewed in the United States on July 3, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2020. It was, however, beautifully written - as always by this author. Burke's fictional terrain--stretching from the Louisiana bayous to Montana's red cliffs and pine-dotted hills--is uniquely his own, yet also a microcosm of a multi-ethnic America. All the main characters in this darkly beautiful, lyric saga carry heavy emotional baggage, and Robicheaux's sleuthing is a simultaneous exorcism of demons of grief, loss, fear, rage, vengeance. Burke has an incredibly ability to beautifully describe his settings, making small town Louisiana and rural Montana vividly real to the reader. It took me an unusually long time to read this, largely because I was often so irritated by the main character, who incessantly did stupid things. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. The narrative is fast paced but believable while at times the writing is quite lyrical. James Lee Burke est l'un des auteurs les plus prolifiques du roman noir américain contemporain. Personal tragedy has left Dave Robicheaux close to the edge. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Surrounded by violence, he is a man of integrity trying to find an honorable way out.

Please try again. Dave, a former homicide cop, is trying to run his fishing business, care for six-year-old-orphan Alafair, and come to terms with the violent death of his wife, Annie. Heartwood 3. Lay Down My Sword and Shield 2. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Jolie Blon's Bounce 13.