By James Lee Burke

The 3rd hugely acclaimed novel within the Dave Robicheaux sequence, and winner of the Edgar award.

Personal tragedy has left Dave Robicheaux with regards to the sting. struggling with opposed to his outdated habit to alcohol and haunted nightly by way of bright desires and visitations, Dave reveals his in simple terms tranquillity at domestic along with his younger ward Alafair. yet even this fragile peace is shattered through the arriving of Dixie Lee Pugh who brings with him a brutal path of homicide and violence.

Robicheaux reluctantly consents to aid out his previous good friend yet turns into extra concerned than he bargained for whilst he unearths himself suspect #1 within the sequence of bloody killings. compelled to go away his domestic, Robicheaux's precarious lifestyles reaches verge of collapse while Alafair's existence is threatened.

Praise for one of many nice American crime writers, James Lee Burke:

'James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, an excellent American novelist whose paintings, taken separately or as an entire, is unsurpassed.' Michael Connelly

'A stunning prose stylist.' Stephen King

'Richly merits to be defined now as one of many most interesting crime writers the USA has ever produced.' Daily Mail

Fans of Dennis Lehane, Michael Connelly and Don Winslow will love James Lee Burke:

Dave Robicheaux Series

1. The Neon Rain
2. Heaven's Prisoners
3. Black Cherry Blues
4. A Morning for Flamingos
5. A Stained White Radiance
6. In the electrical Mist with accomplice Dead
7. Dixie urban Jam
8. Burning Angel
9. Cadillac Jukebox
10. Sunset Limited
11. Purple Cane Road
12. Jolie Blon's Bounce
13. Last vehicle to Elysian Fields
14. Crusader's Cross
15. Pegasus Descending
16. The Tin Roof Blowdown
17. Swan Peak
18. The Glass Rainbow
19. Creole Belle
20. Light of the World
21. Robicheaux

Hackberry Holland Series

1. Lay Down My Sword and Shield
2. Rain Gods
3. Feast Day of Fools
4. House of the emerging Sun

Billy Bob Holland Series

1. Cimarron Rose
2. Heartwood
3. Bitterroot
4. In The Moon of crimson Ponies

* every one James Lee Burke novel should be learn as a standalone or in sequence order *

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