Jolie Blon's Bounce (Dave Robicheaux, Bk 12)
Jolie Blon's Bounce - Dave Robicheaux, Bk 12 Author:James Lee Burke New Iberia, Louisiana, is reeling from a one-two punch of brutal rape-homicides, and drug-addicted blues singer Tee Bobby Hulin has been tagged as the prime suspect. No stranger to bucking popular opinion, police detective Dave Robicheaux senses it's not Hulin behind the atrocities. But while placating a town on fire for swift revenge, Robicheau... more »x must face his own demons -- an ultimate reckoning with Legion Guidry, a diabolical figure whose hardcore brand of violence left Robicheaux humiliated and addicted to painkillers. With his longtime friend, the boozing and womanizing Clete Purcel, Robicheaux treads among land mines of injustice, mob payoffs, and deadly secrets, all the while guessing: whom can he trust -- and whom should he fear?
James Lee Burke brings back his acclaimed hero Dave Robicheaux in this powerful New York Times bestseller packed with suspense and menace.« less
Police detective Dave Robichaux in New Iberia, Louisiana doesn't buy the obvious solution to some vicious crime but keeps digging, even when lots of dangerous people want him to stop. His buddy Clete Purcel is on hand to watch his back and take up with a few lovely ladies while he's at it.
Legion Guidry is a scary character, the embodiment of evil, cold calculating truly sadistic evil.
Love the depictions of the backwoods blues clubs and deep country Louisiana settings.
A definite recommendation for a satisfying, colorful read.