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Light of the World: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
New York Times bestselling author and “America’s best novelist” ( The Denver Post ) James Lee Burke is back with the twentieth mystery in the masterful Dave Robicheaux series. Sadist and serial killer Asa Surrette narrowly escaped the death penalty for the string of heinous murders he committed while capital punishment was...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
Straße ins Nichts (Detective Dave Robicheaux) (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Deutscher Krimipreis 2015 in der Rubrik International für James Lee Burke! "Burkes Stärke ist die pure erzählerische Wucht. Schon die Schilderung einer schlichten Autokreuzung kann ihm zum kleinen düsteren Meisterwerk geraten." (Andreas Ammer, ARD) Im Staatsgefängnis von Louisiana droht der jungen Kreolin Letty Labiche die...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Cimarron Rose (A Holland Family Novel)
by James Lee Burke
Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland must confront the past in order to save his illegitimate son from a murder conviction in this brilliant, fast-paced thriller from beloved New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke. Lucas Smothers, nineteen and from the wrong end of town, has been arrested for the rape and murder of a local...
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Burning Angel (Dave Robicheaux Book 8)
by James Lee Burke
From the New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes another brilliant Dave Robicheaux novel—now available in ebook—featuring the Louisiana detective in a race to solve a murder before more blood is shed. The Fontenot family has lived as sharecroppers on Bertrand land for as long as anyone can remember. So why are they...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Heaven's Prisoners (Dave Robicheaux Book 2)
by James Lee Burke
James Lee Burke’s second Robicheaux novel takes the detective out of New Orleans and into the bayou as he seeks a quieter life. 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...
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Jolie Blon's Bounce: A Novel (Dave Robicheaux Book 12)
by James Lee Burke
James Lee Burke, acclaimed by critics as "America's best novelist," "the Graham Greene of the bayou," and "a poet of the mystery novel," returns with his popular character, Dave Robicheaux, in a novel rich with atmosphere, ripe with menace, and filled with the kind of crackling dialogue that has made Burke a consistent New York Times...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers
Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel (A Holland Family Novel)
by James Lee Burke
In his most ambitious work yet, New York Times bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life. In 1934, sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends...
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Black Cherry Blues: A Novel (Dave Robicheaux Book 3)
by James Lee Burke
Dave Robicheaux was once a Louisiana homicide cop. Now he's trying to start a new life, opening up a fishing business and caring for his adopted girl, Alafair. Compared to Louisiana, Robicheaux thought Montana would be safe--until two Native American activists suddenly go missing. When Robicheaux begins investigating, he is led into...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Romance; Contemporary Fiction
A Stained White Radiance (Dave Robicheaux Book 5)
by James Lee Burke
“It’s impossible to think of the Louisiana bayou without conjuring up James Lee Burke’s Dave Robicheaux books” ( Chicago Tribune ), including this early masterwork that pits the Cajun police detective against one of the New South’s most twisted and powerful forces. Oil speculator Weldon Sonnier is the patriarch of a troubled...
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Dixie City Jam (Dave Robicheaux Book 7)
by James Lee Burke
From two-time Edgar Award–winner and New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes a thrilling novel—now available in ebook—that pits Dave Robicheaux against the worst opponent he’s encountered yet. It’s out there, under the salt of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast—a buried Nazi submarine. Detective...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Lay Down My Sword and Shield (Hackberry Holland Book 1)
by James Lee Burke
Vintage James Lee Burke: The first novel introducing the memorable Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, coming of age against the backdrop of the civil rights era in a sultry border town. In hot and sultry Texas, Hack, an attorney and Korean War POW, is being pushed by his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends in the oil business to...
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The Neon Rain: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
From New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes his definitive, must-read first title in his famous Dectective David Robicheaux series. New Orleans Detective Dave Robicheaux has fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with police brass, with killers and hustlers, and the bottle. Lost without his wife's love, Robicheaux...
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In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead (Dave Robicheaux Book 6)
by James Lee Burke
Back in print at last, James Lee Burke’s suspense-packed sixth novel in his bestselling Dave Robicheaux series delivers a heart-pounding bayou manhunt—and features “one of the colest, earthiest heroes in thrilerdom” ( Entertainment Weekly ). When Hollywood invades New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic, restless specters...
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Creole Belle: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
“America’s best novelist” James Lee Burke returns with another New York Times bestselling entry in the Dave Robicheaux thriller series ( The Denver Post ). Set against the events of the Gulf Coast oil spill, rife with “the menaces of greed and violence and man-made horror” ( The Christian Science Monitor ), Creole Belle...
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Rain Gods: A Novel (Hackberry Holland Book 2)
by James Lee Burke
“America’s best novelist” ( The Denver Post ) brings back one of his most fascinating characters—Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, cousin to lawman Billy Bob Holland—in this heart-pounding bestseller. In a heat-cracked border town, the bodies of nine illegal aliens—women and girls, killed execution-style—are unearthed in a...
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Sunset Limited (Dave Robicheaux Book 10)
by James Lee Burke
In a land soaked with sin, Dave Robicheaux is dueling with killers, ghosts, and a woman's revenge.... 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 photojournalist, has come back...
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Pegasus Descending: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
Detective Dave Robicheaux is facing the most painful and dangerous case of his career. A troubled young woman breezes into his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. She happens to be the daughter of Robicheaux's onetime best friend -- a friend he witnessed gunned down in a bank robbery, a tragedy that forever changed Robicheaux's life....
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Feast Day of Fools: A Novel (Hackberry Holland Book 3)
by James Lee Burke
The critically acclaimed thirtieth entry from New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke, featuring Texas Sheriff Hackberry Holland in an epic tale that is equal parts thriller, Western, and literary masterpiece. James Lee Burke returns to the Texas border town of his bestseller Rain Gods, where a serial killer presumed dead...
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The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
The creator of “one of America’s best mystery series” ( Library Journal, starred review), New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke features Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux in a “superlative” ( Publishers Weekly, starred review) bayou thriller. The brutal murders of seven young women in a neighboring parish...
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Last Car to Elysian Fields (Dave Robicheaux Book 13)
by James Lee Burke
For Dave Robicheaux, there is no easy passage home. New Orleans, and the memories of his life in the Big Easy, will always haunt him. So to return there -- as he does in Last Car to Elysian Fields -- means visiting old ghosts, exposing old wounds, opening himself up to new, yet familiar, dangers. When Robicheaux, now a police officer...
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White Doves at Morning: A Novel
by James Lee Burke
For years, critics have acclaimed the power of James Lee Burke's writing, the luminosity of his prose, the psychological complexity of his characters, the richness of his landscapes. Over the course of twenty novels and one collection of short stories, he has developed a loyal and dedicated following among both critics and general...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Two for Texas
by James Lee Burke
This early James Lee Burke classic is available again—featuring Son Holland, the great-grandfather of beloved hero Billy Bob Holland, as he flees a Louisiana prison camp with a Native American woman and a fellow prisoner in tow. JAMES LEE BURKE steps back three generations to reveal the lightning-paced tale of western lawman Billy...
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Bitterroot: A Novel (Billy Bob Holland Book 3)
by James Lee Burke
Following his acclaimed bestseller Purple Cane Road, James Lee Burke returns with a triumphant tour de force. Set in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, home to celebrities seeking to escape the pressures of public life, as well as to xenophobes dedicated to establishing a bulkhead of patriotic paranoia, Burke's novel features Billy...
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The Lost Get-Back Boogie
by James Lee Burke
Iry Paret's done his time -- two years for manslaughter in Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Now the war vet and blues singer is headed to Montana, where he hopes to live clean working on a ranch owned by the father of his prison pal, Buddy Riordan. In prison, Iry tinkered with a song -- "The Lost Get-Back Boogie" -- that never came...
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The Lost Get-Back Boogie: A Novel
by James Lee Burke
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
To the Bright and Shining Sun
by James Lee Burke
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 “can touch you in ways few writers can” ( The Washington Post ) brings his...
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Jesus Out to Sea: Stories
by James Lee Burke
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 elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with his lyrical writing style and...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
A Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set: Neon Rain, Heaven's Prisoners, Excerpt from The Glass Rainbow
by James Lee Burke
Meet Dave Robicheaux again for the first time! This boxed set includes the first two novels featuring fan favorite Detective Dave Robicheaux, The Neon Rain and Heaven’s Prisoners , plus an excerpt from the most recent Robicheaux novel, The Glass Rainbow . Robicheaux’s creator, New York Times bestselling author James Lee...
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A Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set: The Glass Rainbow, Swan Peak, The Tin Roof Blowdown, Excerpt from Creole Belle
by James Lee Burke
Catch up on Dave Robicheaux’s latest adventures. This boxed set includes the three most recent novels featuring fan favorite Detective Dave Robicheaux, The Tin Roof Blowdown , Swan Peak , and The Glass Rainbow , plus an excerpt from the next Robicheaux novel, Creole Belle (publishing July 2012). Robicheaux’s creator, New...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
A Billy Bob and Hackberry Holland Ebook Boxed Set: In the Moon of Red Ponies, Rain Gods, Excerpt from Feast Day of Fools
by James Lee Burke
The Holland boys are back in town.   Billy Bob and Hackberry Holland are two hard-nosed Texas lawmen who just happen to be cousins. This boxed set includes In the Moon of Red Ponies , a Billy Bob Holland classic, and Rain Gods , where Hackberry Holland makes his full-length debut, plus a sneak peek at its sequel, Feast Day of Fools...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Half of Paradise
by James Lee Burke
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 a drug addiction; and Toussaint Boudreaux, a black longshoreman who is set up for a crime he did not commit. What...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Swan Peak: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
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 retreated to stay at an old friend's ranch, hoping to spend their days fishing and...
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The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof Blowdown , begins...
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Crusader's Cross: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
by James Lee Burke
Critically acclaimed and bestselling 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. For Dave Robicheaux, life in Louisiana is filled with haunting memories of the past -- images from Vietnam, the violent streets of New Orleans, and...
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A Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set: Jolie Blon's Bounce, Last Car to Elysian Fields, Crusader's Cross
by James Lee Burke
Three classic novels from the Bard of the Bayou This boxed set includes three novels featuring fan favorite Detective Dave Robicheaux as he does battle with the forces of evil, and with his own soul, in Louisiana’s famous bayou country. New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke is a rare winner of two Edgar Awards and in...
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House of the Rising Sun: A Novel (A Holland Family Novel)
by James Lee Burke
Bestselling author James Lee Burke’s masterpiece is the story of a father and son separated by war, circumstance, and a race for the Holy Grail—a thrilling entry in the Holland family saga The New York Times Book Review has described as “saturated with the romance of the past while mournfully attuned to the unholy menace of the...
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A Morning for Flamingos (Dave Robicheaux Book 4)
by James Lee Burke
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 bloody flight to freedom that left Robicheaux critically wounded and reawakened the ghost of his haunted, violent past. Following the trail of the escaped...
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The Convict and Other Stories
by James Lee Burke
One of the country’s most-acclaimed and popular novelists offers a selection of a dozen short stories set in James Lee Burke’s most beloved milieu, the Deep South. “America’s best novelist” ( The Denver Post ), two-time Edgar Award winner James Lee Burke is renowned for his lush, suspense-charged portrayals of the Deep...
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Neonregen (Detective Dave Robicheaux) (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Deutscher Krimipreis 2015 in der Rubrik International für James Lee Burke! "Burkes Stärke ist die pure erzählerische Wucht. Schon die Schilderung einer schlichten Autokreuzung kann ihm zum kleinen düsteren Meisterwerk geraten." (Andreas Ammer, ARD) Die Warnung kommt aus der Todeszelle. "Passen Sie auf", sagt kurz vor seiner...
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Regengötter: Thriller (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Der König der amerikanischen Kriminalliteratur ist zurück. »Ich bin hinter der alten Kirche in Chapala Crossing und habe gerade neun Leichen gefunden, die hier begraben wurden. Alles Frauen. Benachrichtigen Sie bitte das FBI und rufen Sie auch die Kollegen vom Brewster County und vom Terrell County an. Die sollen Unterstützung...
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Glut und Asche: Thriller (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Episch, gewaltig, atemberaubend »Vielleicht würde er eines Tages die Angst vergessen, die in jenen fünfzehn Minuten einen anderen Menschen aus ihm gemacht hatte.« Danny Boy Lorca ist das Entsetzen ins Gesicht geschrieben, als er sich ins Büro von Sheriff Hackberry Holland schleppt. In der Wüste nahe der texanisch-mexikanischen...
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In the Moon of Red Ponies: A Novel (Billy Bob Holland Book 4)
by James Lee Burke
"James Lee Burke tells a story in a style all his own, in language that's alive, electric. He's a master at setting mood, laying in atmosphere, all with quirky dialogue that's a delight." -- Elmore Leonard In James Lee Burke's last novel featuring Billy Bob Holland, Bitterroot, the former Texas Ranger left his home state to help a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
The Jealous Kind: A Novel (A Holland Family Novel)
by James Lee Burke
New York Times bestseller and “the best fiction writer in the country” (Bill O’Reilly, New York Times bestselling author) James Lee Burke returns with a powerful novel in the Holland Family series, an atmospheric coming-of-age story set in 1950s Texas, as the specter of the Korean War looms. On its surface, life in 1950s...
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Mississippi Jam: Ein Dave-Robicheaux-Krimi, Band 7 (German Edition)
by James lee Burke
Vor der Küste Louisianas sinkt ein U-Boot der Nazis. Jahrzehnte später erhält Dave Robicheaux von Hippo Bimstine den Auftrag, die Lage des Schiffes auf dem Meeresgrund zu lokalisieren. Der Geschäftsmann will das U-Boot bergen und daraus ein Casino als Touristenattraktion machen. Dave verspürt wenig Lust auf den Job, aber er braucht...
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Fremdes Land: Roman (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Eine Ode an den großen amerikanischen Traum Texas im Jahr 1934: Weldon Holland fristet in der ländlichen Ödnis ein perspektivloses Dasein. Einzig das Gangsterpärchen Bonnie und Clyde, das nach einem Bankraub auf dem Grundstück campiert, durchbricht die Monotonie. Zehn Jahre später überlebt Weldon als Leutnant nur knapp die...
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Dunkler Strom (Billy Bob Holland) (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Deutscher Krimipreis 2015 in der Rubrik International für James Lee Burke! "Burkes Stärke ist die pure erzählerische Wucht. Schon die Schilderung einer schlichten Autokreuzung kann ihm zum kleinen düsteren Meisterwerk geraten." (Andreas Ammer, ARD) Roseanne Hazlitt wird mit eingeschlagenem Schädel am Flußufer nahe einer...
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Vater und Sohn: Roman (German Edition)
by James Lee Burke
Vater und Sohn ist ein epischer Roman über das Ende des Wilden Westens und den Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts. Texas Ranger Hackberry Holland wird zur Zeit der mexikanischen Revolution von seinem Sohn Ishmael getrennt, den er in der Folge aufzuspüren versucht, um sich mit ihm auszusöhnen. Dabei fällt er Soldaten der Revolutionsarmee in...
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Robicheaux: A Novel (Dave Robicheaux)
by James Lee Burke
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. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Literary Fiction
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