A Stained White Radiance (Dave Robicheaux) by James Lee Burke

By James Lee Burke

“It’s very unlikely to think about the Louisiana bayou with out conjuring up James Lee Burke’s Dave Robicheaux books” (Chicago Tribune), together with this early masterwork that pits the Cajun police detective opposed to one of many New South’s such a lot twisted and strong forces. Oil speculator Weldon Sonnier is the patriarch of a stricken relatives in detail absolute to the CIA, the Mob, and the Klan. Now, the homicide of a cop and a extraordinary assassination try pull Robicheaux into the Sonniers’ hellish international of insanity, homicide, and incest. yet Robicheaux has devils of his own— they usually could break the tormented investigator and the 2 humans he holds Most worthy.

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