Sunset Limited, by James Lee Burke carries on the legacy of extremely satisfying mysteries.
Sunset Limited, by James Lee Burke carries on the legacy of extremely satisfying mysteries. It paints a matter-of-fact backdrop of Southern Louisiana and its cultural mores, exotic foods and belief system that have maintained its romantic draw for tourists and residents since before anyone can remember. Burke is a highly skilled and award winning author who takes the reader into the minds of criminals, ex-cons, addicts, assassins, and cops that have managed to evade the law while enforcing it.
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998), and has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. The Robicheaux character has been portrayed twice on screen, first by Alec Baldwin (Heaven's Prisoners) and then Tommy Lee Jones (In the Electric Mist).
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James Lee Burke Sunset Limited. The tenth book in the Robicheaux series. For Bill and Susan Nelson. I would like to thank the following attorneys for all the legal information they have provided me in the writing of my books over the years: my son James L. Burke, J. and my daughter Alafair Burke and my cousins Dracos Burke and Porteus Burke.
With that said, the vast number of characters in Burke’s books seems to get longer and longer with creative names which I simply cannot remember. Remember them for longer than one page anyhow.
James Lee Burke, a winner of two Edgar Awards, is the New York Times–bestselling author of more than thirty novels and two collections of short stories, including Purple Cane Road, Heartwood, and The Sunset Limited. He lives with his wife in Missoula. ore about James Lee Burke. Category: Suspense & Thriller Crime Mysteries.
I walked down to the dock to help Batist, the black man who worked for me, fold up the Cinzano umbrellas on our spool tables and close up the bait shop.
I walked down to the dock to help Batist, the black man who worked for me, fold up the Cinzano umbrellas on our spool tables and close up the bait shop ulled back the awning that covered the dock, then went inside just as the phone rang on the counter. Mout’ called me. His son wants to come in, the voice said. Stay out of police business, Megan. Do I frighten you? Is that the problem here? No, I suspect the problem is use. Try this: he’s fifteen miles out in the Atchafalaya Basin and snakebit.
Narrated by Mark Hammer. Detective Dave Robicheaux returns to center stage in an incendiary new novel by James Lee Burke
Narrated by Mark Hammer. Detective Dave Robicheaux returns to center stage in an incendiary new novel by James Lee Burke. A gripping tale of racial violence
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. 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. And he knows their past, as dark and murky as a night on the Louisiana bayou.