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 1,974
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,837
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830

    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
    • ROBICHEAUX IS BACK ON FULL FLEEK!

    • By The Louligan on 01-22-19

    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 5,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,028
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,018

    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

    • 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 2,382
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,188

    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

    • The Glass Rainbow

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,096
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,655
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,658

    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

    • Black Cherry Blues

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,669
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,296

    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
    • Black Cherry Blues

    • By Anniebligh on 11-21-08

    Regular price: $32.87

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    • In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 6
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548

    The image of the dead girl's body lingered in detective Dave Robicheaux's mind as he drove home. After seeing the young victim's corpse, the last thing he needed to come across was a drunk driver....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great author

    • By Jane on 12-26-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Crusader's Cross

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 847

    Critically acclaimed and best-selling crime writer James Lee Burke returns to Louisiana where his ever-popular hero, Dave Robicheaux, sleuths his way through a hotbed of sin and uncertainty....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another delicious book from JLB

    • By Suzn F on 08-17-10

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Heaven's Prisoners

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 674
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508

    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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053

    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 Tin Roof Blowdown

    • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,635
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617

    Our Mysteries and Thrillers winner and pick for Audiobook of the Year, 2007....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How Does One Manage?

    • By Deborah on 07-20-07

    Regular price: $39.93

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