By James Lee Burke
This boxed set comprises the 3 newest novels that includes fan favourite Detective Dave Robicheaux, The Tin Roof Blowdown, Swan Peak, and The Glass Rainbow, plus an excerpt from the following Robicheaux novel, Creole Belle (publishing July 2012). Robicheaux’s author, New York Times bestselling writer James Lee Burke, is an extraordinary winner of 2 Edgar Awards and in 2009 was once named a Grand grasp through the secret Writers of America.
The Tin Roof Blowdown
In the waning days of summer time, 2005, a hurricane of unfathomable strength peels the face off southern Louisiana. this can be the ugly fact Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he's deployed to New Orleans: storm Katrina has left the industrial district and home neighborhoods awash with our bodies, in addition to looters and predators of each stripe. the facility grid destroyed, New Orleans is decreased to the extent of a medieval society. there isn't any legislations, no order, no sanctuary for the infirm, the helpless, and the blameless. in the course of an apocalyptic nightmare, Robicheaux needs to locate serial rapists, a morphine-addicted priest, and a vigilante who should be extra risky than the criminals looting the city.
Swan Peak unearths Detective Robicheaux faraway from his New Iberia roots, fleeing together with his spouse and his outdated blood brother Clete Purcel from the tough, gritty panorama of post-Katrina Louisiana to a ranch in rural Montana. The serenity of the untouched desolate tract is quickly shattered whilst students are brutally murdered within the hills at the back of the ranch, and Clete and Dave are fast ensnared in a deadly secret with a twisted forged of characters together with a vicious oil multi-millionaire, a sexually deviant minister, an escaped con and previous state tune megastar, and a vigilante Texas gunbull out for blood. all of the whereas, Clete can’t shake the sensation that he’s being haunted by way of a ghost from his previous: Sally Dio, the mob boss he sabotaged and killed years ago.
The Glass Rainbow
Detective Dave Robicheaux and his companion, Clete Purcel, are at the path of a killer accountable for the deaths of 7 younger women—a path that often turns out to steer again to the infamous pimp Herman Stanga, whom they either despise. however the case takes a foul flip whilst Stanga turns up lifeless after a fierce beating through Purcel in entrance of various witnesses. including to Robicheaux’s problems is his daughter Alafair’s romantic involvement with the scion of a once-prominent Louisiana kinfolk whom Robicheaux suspects is taken with a few very shady enterprise. to guard his daughter and transparent his top friend’s identify, Robicheaux will desire each ounce of guts, wit, and investigative chops he can muster.
Creole Belle (excerpt)
Creole Belle starts off with Dave Robicheaux in a restoration unit in New Orleans, no longer rather certain what's actual and what could be the results of the painkillers he’s been taking. whereas there, he gets a evening stopover at from a Creole woman named Tee Jolie Melton, who leaves him an iPod with the rustic blues tune “Creole Belle” on it. Then she disappears. enthusiastic about the track and the reminiscence of Tee Jolie, Dave is going looking for her sister, Blue, who later turns up within a block of ice floating within the Gulf. in the meantime, an oil good blowout at the Gulf threatens the adored environs of the bayous. within the face of public indifference to either the blowout and Blue Melton’s homicide, Dave and Clete needs to locate their very own method to carry these dependable to justice.
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A Dave Robicheaux Ebook Boxed Set: The Glass Rainbow, Swan Peak, The Tin Roof Blowdown, Excerpt from Creole Belle by James Lee Burke