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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3,547 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Lee Burke Narrator: Mark Hammer Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Dave Robicheaux Series Release Date:
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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 coolest, earthiest heroes in thrillerdom” (Entertainment Weekly ).

When Hollywood invades New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic, restless specters waiting in the shadows for Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux are reawakened—ghosts of a history best left undisturbed. Hunting a serial killer preying on the lawless young, Robicheaux comes face-to-face with the elusive guardians of his darkest torments—who hold the key to his ultimate salvation…or a final, fatal downfall.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Awesome!”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “A master…Burke writes prose as moody and memory-laden as his region.”


  • “Stunning!”

    Boston Globe

  • “Burke explores new narrative territory with qualified success…Burke’s evocative prose is well suited to the misty bayou scenes in which past and present mingle.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Rich and gritty.”

    San Jose Mercury News

  • “Chilling…Artfully written and relevant.”

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Glasspixie Pixie | 1/31/2014

    " I didn't relate to the super macho main character at all. My husband's uncle gave it to me because he loved it. It wasn't bad, it just wasn't up my alley. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by BJ | 1/29/2014

    " This book is filled with a lot of local color. The setting is southwestern Louisiana and the characters are believable and portray an accurate picture of people from that area. The plot is a bit under developed but loved the cast. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cammie | 1/28/2014

    " James Lee Burke is one of best writers of our times. He is one of the few writers whose books I will purchase in hard cover because I can't wait for the paperback version to come out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Marilyn | 1/21/2014

    " A Dave Robicheaux novel. Interesting...mystic. "

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