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    • ISBN:9781409124078
    • Publication date:10 Jun 2010

Burning Angel

By James Lee Burke

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The 8th Dave Robicheaux novel from SUNDAY TIMES bestselling and award-winning author James Lee Burke.

The 8th Dave Robicheaux novel from SUNDAY TIMES bestselling and award-winning author James Lee Burke.

Sonny Boy Marsallas, a New Orleans street hustler, entrusts Detective Dave Robicheaux with a mysterious notebook, kicking off a series of violent incidents and raising questions that need answers, and fast...

What did Sonny's girlfriend know that got her murdered? Why is Sonny known as Red Angel by Central American guerrillas? And what do the Mafia want with a desolate stretch of New Iberia? This time Sonny Boy may have pushed his luck with the Giacano family one deal too far.

A rich, sardonic and terrifying portrayal of contemporary America with a setting which is as charged as an electric storm.

Biographical Notes

James Lee Burke is the author of many previous novels, many featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He won the EDGAR AWARD in 1998 for CIMARRON ROSE, while BLACK CHERRY BLUES won the EDGAR in 1990 and SUNSET LIMITED was awarded the CWA GOLD DAGGER in 1998. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana.

www.jamesleeburke.com

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  • ISBN: 9781409126997
  • Publication date: 07 Nov 2013
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Orion
'the tension builds, the dialogue cracks along - and the small guys get the smartest lines'. — Mary Crockett, The Scotsman
This is modern American crime writing at its finest — MAIL ON SUNDAY
James Lee Burke has a sophisticated and brilliantly expressed vision of humanity — TLS
Brutal and compelling... Burke is a one-off — THE TIMES
Burke's Dave Robicheaux is back, and enthusiasts will be more than happy — GOOD BOOK GUIDE
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