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WAYFARING STRANGER
On sale July 15!
From “America’s best novelist” (The Denver Post): A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast.
LIGHT OF THE WORLD
The next in the highly anticipated Dave Robicheaux series, July 23, 2013. Preorders are being accepted from the big box stores as well as your favorite independents. Follow the link for more info. And please check the July calendar of events for info on ordering signed and/or personalized copies.
SOUTHERN REVIEW LITERARY MAGAZINE
James Lee Burke brings us “Going across Jordan,” a tense page-turner about two men on the run and a corrupt Hollywood cowboy with an agenda of his own.
CREOLE BELLE, in paperback summer 2013
Click the link for flap copy, story outline and an excerpt.
James Lee Burke Audio Books
Visit Simon and Schuster's JLB audio page to purchase the latest downloads and audio books.
James Lee Burke Foresees Devastation of His Louisiana Wetlands
Interview with Jim in Bloomberg.com
Kasey Kowers Interview
Listen to Kasey Kower's 7th visit with James Lee Burke as they discuss CREOLE BELLE.
IN THE ELECTRIC MIST
Tommy Lee Jones, as James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux, leads an award winning cast in this thrilling film adaptation of IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD. Watch the IN THE ELECTRIC MIST trailer here. Own it now on Blu-ray or DVD
DAVE ROBICHEAUX's New Iberia
Follow this link to a map of New Iberia's historical walking tour.
THE BIG UNEASY
an interesting article from The Sydney Morning Herald, March 15, 2008
Interview with The Sun Post
Jim talks with John Hood. Be sure to read through...the last Q&A is priceless!
The Craze After the Storm
The Craze After the Storm
James Lee Burke's Dark Look
At Post-Katrina New Orleans
By JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG of The Wall Street Journal.

JLB on NPR's Day to Day
James Lee Burke's Fictional Take on Katrina, July 30, interview with Martha Woodroof
JLB's KATRINA editorial from LA TIMES
New Orleans
A city of saints and Sancho Panza
OP-ED LA TIMES September 18, 2005
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