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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    • The New Iberia Blues

    • Dave Robicheaux Series, Book 22
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great but I really wish he'd stop it with...

    • By Michael Oberhardt on 01-09-19

    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 5,087
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,729
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,720

    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

    • 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 2,011
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,804
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,788

    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

    • 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 2,088
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,940
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,924

    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 Meg on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Black Cherry Blues

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,471
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119

    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

    • A Stained White Radiance

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 5
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 582

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poetry!

    • By Ted on 08-01-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Heaven's Prisoners

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 595
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    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

    • A Morning for Flamingoes

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 970

    Dave Robicheaux felt the bone-grinding pain rip through his body as the .45 did its damage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Burke is an outstanding novelist

    • By Ed on 02-22-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • 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 3,000
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,564
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,566

    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

    • Creole Belle

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 19
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,437
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,102

    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

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