James Lee Burke
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James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke, a rare winner of two Edgar Awards, is the author of twenty-three previous novels, including such New York Times bestsellers as Bitterroot, Purple Cane Road, Cimarron Rose, Jolie Blon's Bounce, and Dixie City Jam. He lives in Missoula, Montana, and New Iberia, Louisiana.

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    • Robicheaux

    • A Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,882
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,754
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,740

    James Lee Burke's most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Modern Day Master Work

    • By Margaret on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    Sale price: $5.95

    • The New Iberia Blues

    • Dave Robicheaux Series, Book 22
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Detective Dave Robicheaux knocks on Desmond Cormier's door to ask him about a woman who's been crucified. He found her body after she disappeared near Cormier’s estate, and he's looking for answers. Neither Cormier nor his actor friend are saying much, but Robicheaux knows better....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Neon Rain

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,997
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,646
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,638

    New York Times best-selling author James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux novels began with this first hard-hitting entry in the series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The perfect combination of author and narrator

    • By S. Sand on 09-23-09

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Black Cherry Blues

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,431
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,094
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083

    Dave Robicheaux had begun to put the pieces of his broken life together again when an old friend turned up on his doorstep....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Geoff on 12-15-08

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Sunset Limited

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 10
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303

    The 40-year-old crucifixion of a prominent labor leader named Jack Flynn remains an unsolved atrocity that has never been forgotten in New Iberia, Louisiana....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrated by Mark Hammer AND Will Patton?

    • By Mer on 09-08-12

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Creole Belle

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 19
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,071

    Creole Belle begins where the last book in the Dave Robicheaux series, The Glass Rainbow, ended. Dave is in a recovery unit in New Orleans....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Burke & Patton -- Synergistic Phenomenon

    • By Mel on 07-25-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Heaven's Prisoners

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 416

    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 the Louisiana bayou...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Where is the unabridged version?

    • By Richard J. Strasma on 01-03-16

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Light of the World

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 20
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,664

    In Light of the World, sadist and serial killer Asa Surrette narrowly escaped the death penalty for a string of heinous murders....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Burke is still the best

    • By Dave on 08-08-13

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Glass Rainbow

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,971
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,536
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,540

    Hero Detective Dave Robicheaux returns to New Iberia to solve a series of grisly murders.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • God help me if I outlive James Lee Burke

    • By John M. Smith on 07-23-10

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Pegasus Descending

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 819
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 809

    A troubled young woman breezes into Detective Robicheaux's hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Breathtaking

    • By Deborah on 07-24-06

    Regular price: $39.93

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