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A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke

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Also by James Lee Burke:

A Private Cathedral, August 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
The New Iberia Blues, January 2020
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
The New Iberia Blues, January 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead, December 2018
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Cadillac Jukebox, December 2018
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Light of the World, November 2018
Trade Size
Creole Belle, November 2018
Trade Size
Robicheaux, January 2018
Hardcover
The Jealous Kind, September 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Two for Texas, July 2013
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Black Cherry Blues, December 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Creole Belle, July 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
Feast Day Of Fools, October 2011
Hardcover / e-Book
The Glass Rainbow, July 2010
Hardcover
Delta Blues, May 2010
Paperback
Rain Gods: A Novel, July 2009
Hardcover
Swan Peak, July 2008
Hardcover
Pegasus Descending, September 2007
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
The Tin Roof Blowdown, July 2007
Hardcover
Jesus Out to Sea, June 2007
Paperback
Crusader's Cross, August 2006
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Pegasus Descending, July 2006
Hardcover
The Lost Get-Back Boogie, March 2006
Paperback (reprint)
In the Moon of Red Ponies, February 2005
Mass Market Paperback
Last Car to Elysian Fields, September 2004
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
White Doves at Morning, May 2004
Mass Market Paperback
Jolie Blon's Bounce, October 2003
Mass Market Paperback
Heaven's Prisoners, November 2002
Paperback
The Neon Rain, October 2002
Paperback
Bitterroot, May 2002
Mass Market Paperback
Purple Cane Road, May 2001
Mass Market Paperback
The Convict and Other Stories, August 2000
Mass Market Paperback
Heartwood, July 2000
Paperback
Two for Texas, June 2000
Paperback
Sunset Limited, July 1999
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
Mass Market Paperback
Cadillac Jukebox, August 1997
Mass Market Paperback
Burning Angel, August 1996
Mass Market Paperback
To the Bright and Shining Sun, October 1995
Trade Size
Dixie City Jam, August 1995
Mass Market Paperback
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead, July 1994
Mass Market Paperback
A Stained White Radiance, May 1993
Mass Market Paperback
A Morning for Flamingos, August 1991
Mass Market Paperback
Black Cherry Blues, December 1990
Mass Market Paperback

A Private Cathedral
James Lee Burke

Simon & Schuster
August 2020
On Sale: August 13, 2020
384 pages
ISBN: 1982151684
EAN: 9781982151683
Kindle: B083PYM19V
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Mystery | Thriller

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 father.

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, he hires a mysterious assassin to go after Robicheaux and his longtime partner, Clete Purcel. This hitman is unlike any the “Bobbsey Twins from Homicide” have ever faced. He has the ability to induce horrifying hallucinations and travels on a menacing ghost ship that materializes without warning. In order to defeat him and rescue Johnny and Isolde, Robicheaux will have to overcome the demons that have tormented him throughout his adult life—alcoholism, specters from combat in Vietnam, and painful memories of women to whom he opened his heart only to see killed.

A Private Cathedral, James Lee Burke’s fortieth book, is his most powerful tale, one that will captivate readers—mixing crime, romance, mythology, horror, and science fiction to produce a thrilling story about the all-consuming, all-conquering power of love.

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