Score: 4
From 298 Ratings

A Private Cathedral


  • Author: James Lee Burke
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2457246 Bytes


After finding himself caught up in one of Louisiana’s oldest and bloodiest family rivalries, Detective Dave Robicheaux must battle the most terrifying adversary he has ever encountered: a time-traveling superhuman assassin.The Shondell and Balangie families are longtime enemies in the New Iberia criminal underworld and show each other no mercy. Yet their youngest heirs, Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie, rock and roll-musician teenagers with magical voices, have fallen in love and run away after Isolde was given as a sex slave to Johnny’s uncle.As he seeks to uncover why, Detective Dave Robicheaux gets too close to both Isolde’s mother and the mistress of her father, a venomous New Orleans mafioso whose jealousy has no bounds. In retribution,...

Score: 4.5
From 633 Ratings

Map of Bones


  • Author: James Rollins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3638514 Bytes


During a crowded service at a cathedral in Germany, armed intruders in monks' robes unleash a nightmare of blood and destruction. But the killers have not come for gold; they seek a more valuable prize: the bones of the Magi who once paid homage to a newborn savior . . . a treasure that could reshape the world.With the Vatican in turmoil, SIGMA Force leaps into action. An elite team of scientific and Special Forces operatives under the command of Grayson Pierce and accompanied by Lieutenant Rachel Verona of Rome's carabinieri, they are pursuing a deadly mystery that weaves through sites of the Seven Wonders of the World and ends at the doorstep of an ancient, mystical, and terrifying secret order. For there are those with dark plans for the stolen sa...

The New Iberia Blues
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

The New Iberia Blues


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501176890


The New Iberia Blues Book Description :

Named one of the best crime novels of 2019 by The New York Times Book Review. The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this New York Times bestselling mystery from “modern master” (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke. Detective Dave Robicheaux’s world isn’t filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier’s rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met Cormier on the streets of New Orleans, when the young, undersized boy had foolish dreams of becoming a Hollywood director. Twenty-five years later, when Robicheaux knocks on Cormier’s door, it isn’t to congratulate him on his Golden Globe and Academy Award...

A Private Cathedral
Score: 5
From 4 Ratings

A Private Cathedral


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982151683


A Private Cathedral Book Description :

After finding himself caught up in one of Louisiana’s oldest and bloodiest family rivalries, Detective Dave Robicheaux must battle the most terrifying adversary he has ever encountered: a time-traveling superhuman assassin. The Shondell and Balangie families are longtime enemies in the New Iberia criminal underworld and show each other no mercy. Yet their youngest heirs, Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie, rock and roll-musician teenagers with magical voices, have fallen in love and run away after Isolde was given as a sex slave to Johnny’s uncle. As he seeks to uncover why, Detective Dave Robicheaux gets too close to both Isolde’s mother and the mistress of her father, a venomous New Orleans mafioso whose jealousy has no bounds. In retributio...

Robicheaux
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Robicheaux


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501176852


Robicheaux Book Description :

James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this New York Times bestselling mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana: an “enthralling yet grim novel that…will captivate, start to finish” (Publishers Weekly). Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality. Robicheaux’s only beacon remains serving as a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana. It’s in that capacity that Robicheaux crosses paths with powerful mob boss, Tony Nemo. Tony has a Civil War sword he’d like to give to Levon Broussard, a popular local...

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-01-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439167632


In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead Book Description :

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 colest, earthiest heroes in thrilerdom” (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....

The Neon Rain
Score: 3.5
From 35 Ratings

The Neon Rain


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2010-07-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451618457


The Neon Rain Book Description :

From New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes his definitive, must-read first title in his famous Dectective David Robicheaux series. New Orleans Detective Dave Robicheaux has fought too many battles: in Vietnam, with police brass, with killers and hustlers, and the bottle. Lost without his wife's love, Robicheaux haunts the intense and heady French Quarter—the place he calls home, and the place that nearly destroys him when he beomes involved in the case of a young prostitute whose body is found in a bayou. Thrust into the seedy world of drug lords and arms smugglers, Robicheaux must face down the criminal underworld and come to terms with his own bruised heart and demons to survive....

The Tin Roof Blowdown
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

The Tin Roof Blowdown


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416548508


The Tin Roof Blowdown Book Description :

Follows the adventures of detective Dave Robicheaux, who struggles with alcoholism and rage while fighting to protect lives in Katrina-devastated New Orleans....

The Goodbye Man
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Goodbye Man


  • Author : Jeffery Deaver
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525535997


The Goodbye Man Book Description :

In this twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling master of suspense, reward-seeker Colter Shaw infiltrates a sinister cult after learning that the only way to get somebody out . . . is to go in. In the wilderness of Washington State, expert tracker Colter Shaw has located two young men accused of a terrible hate crime. But when his pursuit takes a shocking and tragic turn, Shaw becomes desperate to discover what went so horribly wrong and if he is to blame. Shaw's search for answers leads him to a shadowy organization that bills itself as a grief support group. But is it truly it a community that consoles the bereaved? Or a dangerous cult with a growing body count? Undercover, Shaw joins the mysterious group, risking everything despite the...

Black Cherry Blues
Score: 3.5
From 20 Ratings

Black Cherry Blues


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Mulholland Books
  • Release Date : 2011-12-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316204095


Black Cherry Blues Book Description :

In this Edgar Award-winning thriller, former Louisiana homicide cop Dave Robicheaux is trying to start a new life after the murder of his wife-but he can't escape his past forever. 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. Compared to Louisiana, Robicheaux thought Montana would be safe -- until two Native American activists suddenly go missing. When Robicheaux begins investigating, he is led into the dark world of the Mafia and oil companies. At the same time, someone from his past comes back to haunt him. Someone who was responsible for Robicheaux's flight from New Orleans -- someone who brutally murdered his wife -- and now is after...

The Last Tourist
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Last Tourist


  • Author : Olen Steinhauer
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250036209


The Last Tourist Book Description :

“Stunning . . . Steinhauer reinforces his position at the top of the espionage genre.” — Publishers Weekly, Starred Review New York Times bestselling author Olen Steinhauer brings back Milo Weaver in The Last Tourist. In Olen Steinhauer’s bestseller An American Spy, reluctant CIA agent Milo Weaver thought he had finally put “Tourists”—CIA-trained assassins—to bed. A decade later, Milo is hiding out in Western Sahara when a young CIA analyst arrives to question him about a series of suspicious deaths and terrorist chatter linked to him. Their conversation is soon interrupted by a new breed of Tourists intent on killing them both, forcing them to run. As he tells his story, Milo is joined by colleagues and enemies from his long history ...

Purple Cane Road
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Purple Cane Road


  • Author : James Lee Burke
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2011-09-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307807465


Purple Cane Road Book Description :

Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass onto the son. But what has his mother’s legacy left him? Dead to him since youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Dave’s mind. He’s lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of his whiskey-driven father. But deep down, he still feels the loss of his mother and knows the infinite series of disappointments in her life could not have come to a good end. While helping out an old friend, Dave is stunned when a pimp looks at him sideways and asks him if he is Mae Guillory’s boy, the whore a bunch of cops murdered 30 years ago. The pimp goes on to insinuate tha...