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James Lee Burke is the lyricist of more than 25 novels and short anecdote accumulations [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], the maximum famous of which feature NOPD detective Dave Robicheaux and Billy Bob Holland.
Rain Gods namely a true-to-form James Lee Burke novel, with his signature "Dash Hammett meets the American West" roles and writing neatness. His heroes are flawed, merely not fewer likable for their failings, and his contrive has enough twists and miscues apt keep even a experienced secret reader interested. Rain Gods is Burke's 29th novel, but it has always of the excitement and eagerness of a premier exertion.
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A dozen Asian women are base in a recently-dug mass grave back a chapel, the police tipped along an anonymous caller. This heinous offense involves a colorful--and lethal--cast of characters. There's Nick Dolan, a strip club and restaurant landlord who moved up to Texas from New Orleans' ninth ward after Hurricane Katrina; "Preacher" Jack Collins, the pseudonym of a enigmatic gun-for-hire who's not been caught and harbors an programme of his own; and Hugo Cistranos, a former companion of Dolan's who has few morals and less persistence.
Burke has won two Edgar Awards, because "Cimarron Rose" (1998) and "Black Cherry" (1990) and two of his writings have been made into membranes. A third [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], "In the Electric Mist" with Tommy Lee Jones as Dave Robicheaux was released in 2008.
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The "good guys" are represented by an unlikely "Bonnie and Clyde" duo, Vicki Gaddis and Pete Flores. Pete served and was wounded in the militia in Iraq and Vicki is a self-reliant waiter and periodically Texas people musician. The pair was barely scraping by while Pete was approximated by Cistranos with an attempt of easy money. Of way, the money wasn't so cozy or so lawful and Pete and Vicki have been on the flee from Cistranos and his crew since the murders of the Asian women.
The local statute enforcement is represented by Hackberry Holland [link widoczny dla zalogowanych], a veteran of the Korean conflict and a former POW with enough ghosts in his quondam to populate a graveyard. He's likewise a cousin to Billy Bob Holland, a regular character in Burke mysteries. Holland's straight-talking, petticoat agent, Pam Tibbs sees further the sheriff's coarse appearance and would like to learn even more approximately him, if he'd fair let her.
Burke and his wife have been marital for 49 years and have 4 babies. They divide their time between New Iberia, Louisiana and Montana.
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