James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke (Born December 5, 1936 in Houston, Texas), a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award Winner

Books Reviewed on Book Chase are linked in “red.”

Non-Series Books:
Half of Paradise – 1965
To the Bright and Shining Sun – 1970
Two for Texas – 1982
The Lost Get-Back Boogie – 1986
White Doves at Morning – 2002

Short Story Collections:
The Convict – 1985
Jesus Out to Sea – 2007

Billy Bob Holland Series:
Cimarron Rose – 1997 (Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel)
Heartwood – 1999
Bitterroot – 2001
In the Moon of Red Ponies – 2004

Hackberry Holland Series:
Lay Down My Sword and Shield – 1971
Rain Gods – 2009
Feast Day of Fools – 2011
House of the Rising Sun – 2015

Weldon Holland Series:
Wayfaring Stranger – 2014
House of the Rising Sun – 2015

Aaron Holland Broussard Series:
The Jealous Kind – 2016 

Dave Robicheaux Series:
The Neon Rain – 1987
Heaven’s Prisoners – 1988
Black Cherry Blues – 1989 (Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel)
A Morning for Flamingos – 1990
A Stained White Radiance – 1992
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead – 1993
Dixie City Jam – 1994
Burning Angel – 1995
Cadillac Jukebox – 1996
Sunset Limited – 1998
Purple Cane Road – 2000
Jolie Blon’s Bounce – 2002
Last Car to Elysian Fields – 2003
Crusader’s Cross – 2005
Pegasus Descending – 2006
The Tin Roof Blowdown – 2007
Swan Peak – 2008
The Glass Rainbow – 2010
Creole Belle – 2012
Light of the World – 2013

 James Lee Burke and fellow crime fiction author and daughter, Alafair Burke

A Portion of My Burke Collection, including a Robicheaux’s Dock & Bait Shop Cap