Burning Angel

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.


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Reissued alongside the new James Lee Burke paperback LAST CAR TO ELYSIAN FIELDS All James Lee Burke backlist reissued in Phoenix with striking cover designs James Lee Burke won the CWA/Macallan Gold Dagger for fiction for SUNSET LIMITED and the Edgar Award for CIMARRON ROSE His novels have sold over 350,000 copies in paperback to date and all his most recent novels have been bestsellers '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 previous novels, including twelve featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana.

General Fields

  • : 9780752816524
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion mass market paperback
  • : 0.255
  • : June 1998
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Lee Burke
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 384
  • : Crime & mystery
  • : ill.