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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (5,179 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Lee Burke Narrator: Will Patton Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Dave Robicheaux Series Release Date:
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Back in the underworld he tried to leave it all behind…

Haunted by the memory of his wife’s murder and his father’s untimely death, ex–New Orleans cop Dave Robicheaux spends his days in a fish-and-tackle business. But when an old friend makes a surprise appearance, Robicheaux finds himself thrust back into the violent world of Mafia goons and wily federal agents. From the Louisiana bayou to Montana’s tribal lands, Robicheaux is running from the bottle, a homicide rap, a professional killer, and the demons of his past.

Rich with fascinating characters and dramatic plot twists, the audio debut of James Lee Burke and his Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux recalls the best of Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe—tough, complex, and thoroughly entertaining.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Wonderful writing...Don't miss this book. It's one of the year’s best.”

    Detroit Free Press

  • “Pulsating adventure.”

    San Jose Mercury News

  • “Robicheaux’s sleuthing is a simultaneous exorcism of demons of grief, loss, fear, rage, vengeance. Burke’s fictional terrain—stretching from the Louisiana bayous to Montana’s red cliffs and pine-dotted hills—is uniquely his own, yet also a microcosm of a multiethnic America. He writes from the heart and the gut.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Burke brings back Dave Robicheaux in this gripping sequel to Heaven's Prisoners…Should appeal to fans of Travis McGee and readers of well-crafted suspense. Skillfully evoked settings add to the book's appeal. Highly recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • A New York Times Bestselling Author
  • Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Amanda Patterson | 2/16/2014

    " Don't like this series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jeffrey Hammerhead | 2/16/2014

    " James Lee Burke won an Edgar in 1990 for this book. It is my favorite Burke book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Amena Andersson | 2/14/2014

    " That it is possible to write in such a way as to truly draw pictures complete with sound and smell in any genre. Burke is a master. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Glenn Bruce | 2/3/2014

    " Fun read. Nice detail. "

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