The Glass Rainbow

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Simon & Schuster, 2010 - Fiction - 433 pages
Beloved Burke hero Detective Dave Robicheaux returns to New Iberia, Louisiana, to solve a series of grisly murders. Seven young women in neighboring Jefferson Davis Parish have been brutally murdered. While the crimes have all the telltale signs of a serial killer, one death doesn't fit. Adding to Robicheaux's troubles is the matter of his daughter, Alafair, on leave from Stanford Law to put the finishing touches on her novel. Her literary pursuit has led her into the arms of Kermit Abelard. But Robicheaux begins to fear that Alafair might be destroyed by the man she loves.

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User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

Dave Robicheaux is 70 years old, and feeling his age. But it isn't Time's winged chariot he hears; it's a ghostly steamboat drifting through the mist on Bayou Teche...a vessel no one else sees, coming ... Read full review

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The Glass Rainbow represent further proof that James Lee Burke is one of the best writers working in the English language and that genre fiction can be the equal of anything the so-called literary ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

James Lee Burke, winner of two Edgar awards, is the author of nineteen previous novels, many of them "New York Times" bestsellers, including "Cimmaron Rose", Cadillac Jukebox", & "Sunset Limited". He & his wife divide their time between Missoula, Montana, & New Iberia, Louisiana.

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