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Dave Robicheaux is back in a dangerous mystery that involves stolen money, gritty casinos, and a beautiful girl . Will Patton reads James Lee Burke like he is Dave Robicheaux. For my reading enjoyment, it doesn't get better than that. Dave and Clete and Molly and Helen and Snugs and Tripod.

Dave Robicheaux is back in a dangerous mystery that involves stolen money, gritty casinos, and a beautiful girl with connections to his past. When a nice young woman named Trish Klein blows into Louisiana.

Dave Robicheaux (pronounced "Row-bih-show") is a fictional character in a series of mystery novels by American crime writer James Lee Burke. Once an officer for the New Orleans Police Department, Robicheaux constantly breaches the ethical code over the course of just about every case he works on and currently pursues cases in New Iberia, Louisiana as sheriff's deputy. He is a recovering alcoholic whose demons stem from his service as a .

Burke, James Lee, 1936-. Detective Dave Robicheaux is facing the most painful and dangerous case of his career. Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character), New Iberia, American Mystery & Suspense Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Mystery/Suspense, Police, Mystery & Detective - General, Large type books, Louisiana, New Iberia (L. Publisher. A troubled young woman breezes into his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. She happens to be the daughter of Robicheaux's onetime best friend-a friend he witnessed gunned down in a bank robbery, a tragedy that forever changed Robicheaux's life.

Detective Dave Robicheaux is facing the most painful and dangerous case of his career. The twists begin when Trish Klein-the only offspring of Robicheaux's Vietnam-era buddy-starts passing marked hundred-dollar bills in local casinos.

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A superb Dave Robicheaux mystery from the multi award-winning crime writer. Daily MailFans of Dennis Lehane, Michael Connelly and Don Winslow will love James Lee Burke: Dave Robicheaux Series1. Dave Robicheaux left his drinking days behind him many years ago, but he still feels guilt over a tragic event he wasn't sober enough to prevent. Dallas Klein, a gambling addict and bar buddy of Dave's when Dave was posted to Miami PD, was killed in an armed robbery he'd been forced to engineer.

James Lee Burke h waves all the way to the southern horizon, and pelicans glided above the water like fighter-bombers in formation. It was almost dusk when I. Drove down a broken asphalt lane through pine trees to his front gate

In Pegasus Descending, James Lee Burke again explores psyches as. .Opening a book about Dave Robicheaux is like opening a door straight into New Orleans or the Louisiana bayou.

In Pegasus Descending, James Lee Burke again explores psyches as much as evidence, and tries to make sense of human behavior as well as of his characters' crimes. Richly atmospheric, frightening in its sudden violence, and replete with the sort of puzzles only the best crime fiction creates, Burke's latest novel is an unforgettable roller coaster of passion, surprise, and regret. Fast paced, brooding and wonderfully written as always.

A Dave Robicheaux Novel. Chapter 1. I N THE EARLY 1980S, when I was still going steady with Jim Beam straight-up and a beer back, I became part of an exchange program between NOPD and a training academy for police cadets in Dade County, Florida. He bought a round of well drinks for the house and had dinners of T-bones and Irish potatoes brought in for him and me. Then two men of a kind you never want to meet came through the front door, the taller one beckoning to the bartender, the shorter man scanning the tables, waiting for his eyes to adjust to the darkness of the bar’s interior. Got to dee-dee, Dave.

Detective Dave Robicheaux is facing the most painful and dangerous case of his career. A troubled young woman breezes into his hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana. She happens to be the daughter of Robicheaux's onetime best friend -- a friend he witnessed gunned down in a bank robbery, a tragedy that forever changed Robicheaux's life. In "Pegasus Descending, " James Lee Burke again explores psyches as much as evidence, and tries to make sense of human behavior as well as of his characters' crimes. Richly atmospheric, frightening in its sudden violence, and replete with the sort of puzzles only the best crime fiction creates, Burke's latest novel is an unforgettable roller coaster of passion, surprise, and regret. The twists begin when Trish Klein -- the only offspring of Robicheaux's Vietnam-era buddy -- starts passing marked hundred-dollar bills in local casinos. Is she a good kid gone bad? A victim's child seeking revenge? A promiscuous beauty seducing everyone good within her grasp? And how does her behavior relate to the apparent suicide of another "good" girl, an ace student named Yvonne Darbonne, who apparently participated in a college frat orgy before her death? Can Robicheaux make his peace with the demons that have haunted him since his friend's murder so many years ago? Can he figure out how a local mobster fits into all the schemes and deaths? Can Robicheaux's life be whole again when it has been shattered by so much tragedy? Once again, Burke proves why he is the virtual poet laureate of southern Louisiana, and why his novels, especially those featuring Dave Robicheaux, stand as brilliant literature and entertainment for our time.

Comments: (7)

VizoRRR
Burke is is kind of mystery-thriller writer who makes the likes of Harlan Coban and Dan Brown look like the absurd hacks they are. Burke's plots are complex and credible (within the confines of the genre, of course, where pistol whippings, murders, etc. are par for the course), his characters rich, his dialogue pitch perfect. I've read all the Robicheaux novels. There's a similarity to the themes (corrupt old money allies with greed and avarice in the form of the mob or other shady characters, like televangelist hucksters) but the plots and characters are complex and well-crafted enough to keep each of them unique. The Billy Bob Holland books of Burke's are also terrific, in fact I prefer them. But this is just what great, popular, suspend-your-disbelief writing is like.
Golden Lama
James Lee Burke never fails to deliver excellence. All of his Dave Robicheaux novels are beautifully crafted, well-delivered portraits of a man troubled by his past, living (mostly) in exquisitely-described New Iberia near New Orleans, full of amazingly vile bad guys and complex good folks. Creole Bell is no exception. It's a great story, and Burke's luminous descriptions of the bayous, bays, and backwaters of Louisiana are worth the read all by themselves. This particular story is as much about Dave's best friend Clete as about Dave, and it presents interesting history on the two men and their family members. The insights into the nature of evil, the weaknesses of the human animal, and long lessons of life captivate me every time. I can never put down a James Lee Burke book--it always gets read in one sitting. He's a good late-night companion. One of my all time favorite authors, and another stellar book.
Umor
This series is one i never forget . I've been , briefly to Louisiana , it's beautiful but I don't think I'd want to live there but when you see it through Dave Robicheaux 's eyes it calls to you .. His love for his wife , his best friend Clete and Sheriff Helen I a beauty all in its own . Mr..Burke finds a way to make you understand and empathize with the kind of people you would shy away from . Poetic justice at its finest
Winail
JLB is an amazing writer. HIs descriptive language is wonderful. The stories always have twists and turns so that it is difficult to predict the final outcome. The characters come off the pages at you so that you feel that you have known them for a long time. You feel like you are there when he describes New Iberia or Montana. I hate it when the last page is turned. But then I can't wait t for the next JLB masterpiece to come out - no matter whether it's in Montana or New Iberia. I know it will be hard to put down.
Otiel
After reading some of the other reviews, I still feel drawn to JLB and Dave and Clete. Sure, he's pushing it with the "aging hero thing", but his writing is fluid, poetic, violent and wonderful. Having lived in La. all my life I can say for certain that he nails it. His words come off the page in clear, vivid color. I can smell the humid, musty leaves. Taste the Cajun and Creole food and hear the sounds of the swamp. This book was a bit different than the other Robicheaux stories, but that's what makes it so great. My favorite is "Jolie Blon's Bounce". Creole Belle is a bit more colorful in it's language and the violence is amped up a bit more than some of his previous D.R. stories. If I were to critique it, I'd say that Molly takes a huge backseat to all the other characters. Bring her to the fore again. Politically, Burke/Robicheaux and I differ. Religiously, we do not agree. He paints all non-Catholics as hacks. We're not. And I'd love to read a prequel or two, or three. Give us a look at the making of the Bobsey Twins. Go back in time to when they were young and just coming home from Nam. Let us see them in NOLA, walking a beat, getting wasted, and kicking a__. Whatever he does, I'll still read it. I can't seem to give it up and wait for each installment, impatiently.
Goldfury
This book has been sitting on my shelf for months as I wondered when I would have the time to read it. Last week I pulled it down, hefted it, read the jacket, set it on the table. An hour later I opened it, and all the magic that is Burke filled my head.

I will admit, this would be a tough read if you weren't familiar with all the backstories and the relationships that have been build in about 20 previous Dave Robichaux/Clete Purcell adventures. How do they do it? How do they get up and keep coming back for more, these two septugenarian pincushions.

Creole Belle is a really long book, but it just flies with so much action, so many interesting evil characters. Which of these characters are really evil and which ones are just part of the complex choices of whodunit? The plot is secondary to the action, and the plot is really quite silly. I kept wondering what it was that Dave and Clete were supposed to know that kept the bad guys after them. Some readers chose to be offended by the intensity of the author's political ravings. But the book is not about the evils of big business, big oil raping the environment. That's just part of the stage. I think the book is more about relationships, the dads and the daughters, the recurring characters, the host of indescribably evil people that Dave and Clete inexplicably keep giving second chances to live, which always ends up biting them in the butt. Burke's ability to keep inventing such horrible characters is just amazing. Somehow, well into the 21st century, he has created the worse Nazi war criminal, ever!

(Spoiler) After about 600 pages the book ends when Dave and Clete stop being wishy-washy and decide to kill all the bad guys and set fire to their hideout. They get shot up pretty bad, lose a lot of blood. How do they do it?
Pegasus Descending (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries (Audio)) download epub
Contemporary
Author: James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1428102914
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Recorded Books (December 1, 2006)