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A Morning For Flamingos, Burke,  James Lee
A Morning For Flamingos
James Lee Burke

Paperback $19.99 - Hachette Australia
Crime Fiction & Thrillers - Published: 9/Dec/2014 - ISBN: 9781409155942

'No argument: James Lee Burke is among the finest of all contemporary American novelists' DAILY MAIL 'No argument: James Lee Burke is among the finest of all contemporary American novelists' DAILY MAIL

A routine assignment transporting two death-row prisoners to their executions goes fatally wrong, leaving Dave Robicheaux brutally wounded and his partner dead.

Obsessed with revenge, Dave is persuaded by the DEA to go undercover into the torrid sleepy depths of New Orleans, a volatile world of Mafia drug-running and Cajun voodoo magic. He becomes irrevocably snarled in the nightmarish web surrounding Mafia don Tony Cardo and must put himself against his own worst fears in order to survive.

Praise for one of the great American crime writers, James Lee Burke:

'James Lee Burke is the heavyweight champ, a great American novelist whose work, taken individually or as a whole, is unsurpassed.' Michael Connelly

'A gorgeous prose stylist.' Stephen King

'Richly deserves to be described now as one of the finest crime writers America has ever produced.' Daily Mail

Fans of Dennis Lehane, Michael Connelly and Don Winslow will love James Lee Burke:

Dave Robicheaux Series

1. The Neon Rain

2. Heaven's Prisoners

3. Black Cherry Blues

4. A Morning for Flamingos

5. A Stained White Radiance

6. In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead

7. Dixie City Jam

8. Burning Angel

9. Cadillac Jukebox

10. Sunset Limited

11. Purple Cane Road

12. Jolie Blon's Bounce

13. Last Car to Elysian Fields

14. Crusader's Cross

15. Pegasus Descending

16. The Tin Roof Blowdown

17. Swan Peak

18. The Glass Rainbow

19. Creole Belle

20. Light of the World

21. Robicheaux

Hackberry Holland Series

1. Lay Down My Sword and Shield

2. Rain Gods

3. Feast Day of Fools

4. House of the Rising Sun

Billy Bob Holland Series

1. Cimarron Rose

2. Heartwood

3. Bitterroot

4. In The Moon of Red Ponies

* Each James Lee Burke novel can be read as a standalone or in series order * Burke has established a formidable reputation as one of America's leading crime writers, and his books are as synonymous with the Deep South as Conan Doyle's are with Baker Street - MAIL ON SUNDAY

People who don't know James Lee Burke need to be told about him. It's doing them a great service - THE HERALD

Dark, intelligent and poetic - OBSERVER

He has always been a writer of infinite promise and surprise. The promises have all been kept. The surprises go on and on - LITERARY REVIEW 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 'No argument: James Lee Burke is among the finest of all contemporary American novelists' DAILY MAIL

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