Light of the World – (Dave Robicheaux) by James Lee Burke (Paperback) Compare



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Light of the Dave Robicheaux battles the most diabolical villain he has ever faced in this atmospheric thriller. Sadist and serial killer Asa Surrette narrowly escaped the death penalty for the string of heinous murders he committed while capital punishment was outlawed in Kansas. But following a series of damning articles written by Dave Robicheauxs daughter Alafair Surrette escapes from a prison transport van and heads to Montana where an unsuspecting Dave–along with Alafair; Daves wife Molly; Daves faithful partner Clete; and Cletes newfound daughter Gretchen Horowitz–have come to take in the sweet summer air. Surrette may be even worse than Daves old enemy Legion Guidry a man Dave suspected might very well be the devil incarnate. But before Dave can stop Surrette from harming those he loves most hell have to do battle with Love Younger an enigmatic petrochemical magnate seeking to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to Texas and Wyatt Dixon a rodeo clown with a dark past whom Burke fans will recall from his Billy Bob Holland novels. Drawing on real events that took place in Wichita Kansas over a twenty-year span Light of the World reaffirms Robicheauxs status as one of the most successfully sustained creations in contemporary crime fiction (The Washington Post Book World). Light of the World – (Dave Robicheaux)