Author(s): James Lee Burke
Sonny Boy Marsallas, a New Orleans street hustler, entrusts Detective Dave Robicheaux with a mysterious notebook, kicking off a series of violent incidents and raising questions that need answers, and fast...What did Sonny's girlfriend know that got her murdered? Why is Sonny known as Red Angel by Central American guerrillas? And what do the Mafia want with a desolate stretch of New Iberia? This time Sonny Boy may have pushed his luck with the Giacano family one deal too far. A rich, sardonic and terrifying portrayal of contemporary America with a setting which is as charged as an electric storm.
The 8th Dave Robicheaux novel from SUNDAY TIMES bestselling and award-winning author James Lee Burke.
'the tension builds, the dialogue cracks along - and the small guys get the smartest lines'. -- Mary Crockett The Scotsman This is modern American crime writing at its finest MAIL ON SUNDAY James Lee Burke has a sophisticated and brilliantly expressed vision of humanity TLS Brutal and compelling... Burke is a one-off THE TIMES
James Lee Burke is the author of numerous award-winning novels, many featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He lives with his wife in Missoula, Montana. www.jamesleeburke.com