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  • The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from “modern master” (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke. Detective Dave...


  • The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from “modern master” (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke. Detective Dav...


  • James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana. DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN. Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle w...


  • From New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke -- an atmospheric, coming-of-age story set in 1952 Texas, as the Korea War rages. On its surface, life in Houston is as you would expect: drive-in restaurants, souped-up cars, jukeboxes, teena...


  • New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke returns with his latest masterpiece, the story of a father and son separated by war and circumstance -- and whose encounter with the legendary Holy Grail will change their lives forever. From its opening s...


  • In his most ambitious work yet, New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life -- connecting a fateful encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to heroic acts at the Battle of the Bulge and finall...


  • From James Lee Burke, called America's best novelist by The Denver Post , comes a brand new e-short about a young man's encounter with the infamous Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrowa story that becomes the first chapter in Burke's upcoming novel Way...


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    Louisiana Sherriff’s Detective Dave Robicheaux and his longtime friend and partner Clete Purcel are vacationing in Montana’s spectacular Big Sky country when a series of suspicious events leads them to believe their lives -- and the lives of thei...


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    Languishing in a recovery unit on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, Dave Robicheaux is fighting an enemy more insidious than the one who put a bullet in his back a month earlier in a shootout on Bayou Teche. The morphine meant to dull his pain is st...






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    Sheriff Hackberry Holland patrols a small Southwest Texas border town with a deep and abiding respect for the citizens in his care. Still mourning the loss of his cherished wife and locked in a perilous almost-romance with his deputy, Pam Tibbs, a wo...


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    The brutal murders of seven young women in a neighboring parish pull Robicheaux from his New Iberia home into a case with all the telltale signs of a serial killer. Except that one of the victims, a high school honors student, doesn't fit. Investigat...


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    When Hackberry Holland became sheriff of a tiny Texas town near the Mexican border, he'd hoped to leave certain things behind: his checkered reputation, his haunted dreams, and his obsessive memories of the good life with his late wife, Rie. But the ...


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    Trouble follows Dave Robicheaux. James Lee Burke's new novel, Swan Peak, finds Detective Robicheaux far from his New Iberia roots, attempting to relax in the untouched wilderness of rural Montana. He, his wife, and his buddy Clete Purcell have ret...


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    Hurricane Katrina has reduced the Big Easy to the level of a medieval society. Now, with looters descending and violence erupting in the streets, Iberia Parish sheriff's detective Dave Robicheaux combs the apocalyptic landscape for a quartet of crimi...


  • One of the country’s most-acclaimed and popular novelists offers a selection of ten short stories centered around the devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi during and after Katrina.In this moving collection of short stories, James Lee Burke eleg...


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    When a nice young woman named Trish Klein blows into Louisiana passing hundred- dollar bills in local casinos, detective Dave Robicheaux senses a storm bearing down on his new life of contentment.... Twenty-five years ago, lost in a drunken haze in F...


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    For detective Dave Robicheaux, memories including those of a strange and violent summer from his youth -- are best left alone. But a dying man's confession forces Robicheaux to resurrect a decades-old mystery with a missing woman at its heart. Her na...


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    Former Texas Ranger Billy Bob Holland is the target of a psychopathic killer who has been granted his freedom--in a shattering tale told in the "fierce and beautiful prose" (The Seattle Times) of James Lee Burke. Opening a Montana law practice is a n...


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    A rainy late-summer night finds Robicheaux in a New Orleans bar, about to confront the man who may have savagely assaulted his friend, Father Jimmy Dolan, a Catholic priest who's always at the centre of controversy. But things in a Burke novel are r...


  • 1861. Two young Southerners, friends despite their differing political views and backgrounds, enlist in the 18th Louisiana regiment of the Confederate Army: Robert Perry, wealthy and privileged, and irreverent Willie Burke, the son of Irish immigrant...


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    New Iberia, Louisiana, is reeling from a one-two punch of brutal rape-homicides, and drug-addicted blues singer Tee Bobby Hulin has been tagged as the prime suspect. No stranger to bucking popular opinion, police detective Dave Robicheaux senses it's...


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    Big Sky country. Billy Bob Holland has come to Montana's Bitterroot Valley to help an old friend in need. But against the rugged, wide-open vistas, it is Billy Bob who is targeted for big trouble. Wyatt Dixon, a prison parolee, believes the former Te...


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    Robicheaux first hears it from a pimp eager to trade information for his life: Mae Guillory was murdered outside a New Orleans nightclub by two cops. Dave Robicheaux was just a boy when his mother ran out on him and his whiskey-driven father. Now Rob...


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    A brilliantly layered novel of crime, character, and place from the two-time Edgar Award winner, Gold Dagger Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author of Sunset Limited. Few writers in America today combine James Lee Burke's lush prose, ...


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    WITNESS AT THE CRUCIFIXION 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 photojournalis...


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    Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland has many secrets in his dark past. Among them is his illegitimate son, Lucas Smothers. When Lucas is arrested for murdering his girlfriend, Holland knows that he has no choice but to try to save the boy, regardless of...


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    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 rumor...


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    The Fontenot family has lived as sharecroppers on Bertrand land for as long as anyone in New Iberia, Louisiana, can remember. So why are they now being forced from their homes? And what does the murder of Della Landry--the girlfriend of New Orleans f...


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    AS A CHILD HE WAS FRIGHTENED BY THE STORIES... It's out there, under the salt of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast--a buried Nazi submarine. Detective Dave Robicheaux of the New Iberia Sheriff's office has known of its existence since chil...






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    Hollywood has sent its emissaries to New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic in the steaming mists of the Louisiana bayou -- reawakening the ghosts of a past best left undisturbed. The restless specters wait in the shadows for cajun cop Dave Ro...


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    Cajun police detective Dave Robicheaux knows the Sonnier family of New Iberia--their connections to the CIA, the mob, and to a former Klansman now running for state office. And he knows their past, as dark and murky as a night on the Louisiana bayou....


  • One (S) of 26 lettered copies signed Burke out of 301 issued. A story of the childhood of boys raised by their father's uncaring mistress originally published in The Southwest Review magazine and in 1983 by Pocket Books as a paperback original....


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    Clutching the shards, of his shattered life, Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux has rejoined the New lberia police force. His partner is dead -- slain during a condemned prisoner's bloodyflight to freedom that left Robicheaux critically wounded...and...


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    Evil crept into Dave Robicheaux's bayou world one night and destroyed the woman he loved. Now it's threatening the life of his innocent child. Framed for murder, the Cajun ex-cop is traveling far from his Louisiana home to clear his name, to help a ...


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    Vietnam vet Dave Robicheaux has turned in his detective's badge, is winning his battle against booze, and has left New Orleans with his wife for the tranquil beauty of Louisiana's bayous. But a plane crash on the Gulf brings a young girl into his lif...


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    From the pulsing jazz of the French Quarter to the twisting trails of drug-dealers' swamps, New Orleans is Detective Dave Robicheaux's turf. But now he's fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with killers and hustlers, with the police brass, with the ...


  • TROUBLE 1S RISING 1N MONTANA'S BITTERROOT VALLEY ... ... and Frank Riordan is the only one willing to stop it. As he wages a one-man campaign to shut down the local pulp mill that is polluting the air and devastating the environment, tensions are ...


  • THE COLLECTION NO CRIME FICTION FAN SHOULD BE WITHOUT -- THE ESSENTIAL SHORT STORIES OF JAMES LEE BURKE "America's best novelist" (The Denver Post ), two-time Edgar Award winner James Lee Burke is renowned for his lush, suspense-charged portrayals o...



  • Son Holland and Hugh Allison have only one thing in common--they escaped from prison together. Running from the law isn't easy and Son and Hugh have a lot to learn. With one prison guarde left for dead, Son and Hugh have to g as far as they can to av...


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    From the best-selling author of Sunset Limited, now available in mass market: a classic tale of a man haunted by memories of the Korean War, the ancestors he was named after, and the man he used to be. Hack Holland's a hard drinker, a lawyer, and a ...


  • This early novel from bestselling author James Lee Burke is a gritty coming-of-age story about a young Kentucky miner growing up in the Appalachian mountains who's torn between his family life and the lure of the city. James Lee Burke, a writer who ...


  • Meet Avery Broussard, the last in a line of once-substantial land owners whose weakness for alcohol lands him in prison; J. P. Winfield, a dirt-poor singer who makes it to the top of hillbilly music only to be destroyed by drug addiction; and Toussai...