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Suspense, thrills and love in October Best Reads

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If only life came with instructions.


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There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . except Greek humans.


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No bodices were harmed in this historical romance.


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Together we'll save the world...Unless we kill each other first.


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“The Wrath Is Coming.” But They Don’T Know Where—Or When.


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PREORDER this sexy & emotional story about a single dad wild with grief and the strong survivor he hires as his nanny!


James Lee Burke


Photo Credit: Robert Clark

James Lee Burke was born in Houston, Texas, in 1936 and grew up on the Texas-Louisiana gulf coast. He attended Southwestern Louisiana Institute and later received a B. A. Degree in English and an M. A. from the University of Missouri in 1958 and 1960 respectively. Over the years he worked as a landman for Sinclair Oil Company, pipeliner, land surveyor, newspaper reporter, college English professor, social worker on Skid Row in Los Angeles, clerk for the Louisiana Employment Service, and instructor in the U. S. Job Corps.

He and his wife Pearl met in graduate school and have been married 46 years, they have four children: Jim Jr., an assistant U.S. Attorney; Andree, a school psychologist; Pamala, a T. V. ad producer; and Alafair, a law professor and novelist who has 3 novels out with Henry Holt publishing.

Burke's work has been awarded an Edgar twice for Best Crime Novel of the Year. He has also been a recipient of a Breadloaf and Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEA grant. Two of his novels, Heaven's Prisoners and Two For Texas, have been made into motion pictures. His short stories have been published in The Atlantic Monthly, New Stories from the South, Best American Short Stories, Antioch Review, Southern Review, and The Kenyon Review. His novel The Lost Get-Back Boogie was rejected 111 times over a period of nine years, and upon publication by Louisiana State University press was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

Today he and his wife live in Missoula, Montana, and New Iberia, Louisiana.

 

Series

Books:

The Jealous Kind, September 2017
Holland Family
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Two for Texas, July 2013
Paperback (reprint)
Black Cherry Blues, December 2012
Paperback
Creole Belle, July 2012
Hardcover
Feast Day Of Fools, October 2011
Hardcover
The Glass Rainbow, July 2010
Dave Robicheaux Series #18
Hardcover
Delta Blues, May 2010
Paperback
Rain Gods: A Novel, July 2009
Hardcover
Swan Peak, July 2008
Dave Robicheaux #17
Hardcover
Pegasus Descending, September 2007
Dave Robicheaux #15
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
The Tin Roof Blowdown, July 2007
Dave Robicheaux #16
Hardcover
Jesus Out to Sea, June 2007
Paperback
Crusader's Cross, August 2006
Dave Robicheaux #14
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Pegasus Descending, July 2006
Dave Robicheaux #15
Hardcover
The Lost Get-Back Boogie, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
In the Moon of Red Ponies, February 2005
Billy Bob Holland #4
Mass Market Paperback
Last Car to Elysian Fields, September 2004
Dave Robicheaux #13
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
White Doves at Morning, May 2004
Mass Market Paperback
Jolie Blon's Bounce, October 2003
Dave Robicheaux #12
Mass Market Paperback
Heaven's Prisoners, November 2002
Dave Robicheaux #2
Paperback
The Neon Rain, October 2002
Dave Robicheaux #1
Paperback
Bitterroot, May 2002
Billy Bob Holland #3
Mass Market Paperback
Purple Cane Road, May 2001
Dave Robicheaux #11
Mass Market Paperback
The Convict and Other Stories, August 2000
Mass Market Paperback
Heartwood, July 2000
Billy Bob Holland #2
Paperback
Two for Texas, June 2000
Paperback
Sunset Limited, July 1999
Dave Robicheaux #10
Mass Market Paperback
Lay Down My Sword and Shield, June 1999
Mass Market Paperback
Half Of Paradise, October 1998
Mass Market Paperback
Cimarron Rose, June 1998
Billy Bob Holland #1
Mass Market Paperback
Cadillac Jukebox, August 1997
Dave Robicheaux #9
Mass Market Paperback
Burning Angel, August 1996
Dave Robicheaux #8
Mass Market Paperback
To the Bright and Shining Sun, October 1995
Trade Size
Dixie City Jam, August 1995
Dave Robicheaux #7
Mass Market Paperback
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead, July 1994
Dave Robicheaux #6
Mass Market Paperback
A Stained White Radiance, May 1993
Dave Robicheaux #5
Mass Market Paperback
A Morning for Flamingos, August 1991
Dave Robicheaux #4
Mass Market Paperback
Black Cherry Blues, December 1990
Dave Robicheaux #3
Mass Market Paperback

 

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