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The Glass Rainbow

(2010)
(Book 18 in the Dave Robicheaux series)
A novel by

 
James Lee Burke's eagerly awaited new novel finds Detective Dave Robicheaux back in New Iberia, Louisiana, and embroiled in the most harrowing and dangerous case of his career. Seven young women in neighboring Jefferson Davis Parish have been brutally murdered. While the crimes have all the telltale signs of a serial killer, the death of Bernadette Latiolais, a high school honor student, doesn't fit: she is not the kind of hapless and marginalized victim psychopaths usually prey upon. Robicheaux and his best friend, Clete Purcel, confront Herman Stanga, a notorious pimp and crack dealer whom both men despise. When Stanga turns up dead shortly after a fierce beating by Purcel, in front of numerous witnesses, the case takes a nasty turn, and Clete's career and life are hanging by threads over the abyss.

Adding to Robicheaux's troubles is the matter of his daughter, Alafair, on leave from Stanford Law to put the finishing touches on her novel. Her literary pursuit has led her into the arms of Kermit Abelard, celebrated novelist and scion of a once prominent Louisiana family whose fortunes are slowly sinking into the corruption of Louisiana's subculture. Abelard's association with bestselling ex-convict author Robert Weingart, a man who uses and discards people like Kleenex, causes Robicheaux to fear that Alafair might be destroyed by the man she loves. As his daughter seems to drift away from him, he wonders if he has become a victim of his own paranoia. But as usual, Robicheaux's instincts are proven correct and he finds himself dealing with a level of evil that is greater than any enemy he has confronted in the past.

Set against the backdrop of an Edenic paradise threatened by pernicious forces, James Lee Burke's The Glass Rainbow is already being hailed as perhaps the best novel in the Robicheaux series.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

January 2011 : UK Hardback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4084-8818-3 / 978-1-4084-8818-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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November 2010 : UK Leather Bound
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-873567-93-6 / 978-1-873567-93-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scorpion Press
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November 2010 : UK Hardback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4091-1661-1 / 978-1-4091-1661-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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August 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Glass Rainbow (Wheeler Hardcover)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4104-2819-2 / 978-1-4104-2819-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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July 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4391-2829-4 / 978-1-4391-2829-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4767-2646-9 / 978-1-4767-2646-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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July 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-59413-484-7 / 978-1-59413-484-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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July 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4391-2831-6 / 978-1-4391-2831-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Star
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July 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-7538-2809-X / 978-0-7538-2809-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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April 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Glass Rainbow, The (Large Print Book)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4084-8819-1 / 978-1-4084-8819-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: AUDIOGO
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March 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-7538-2933-9 / 978-0-7538-2933-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4091-1662-X / 978-1-4091-1662-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4391-9534-X / 978-1-4391-9534-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Audio Editions

July 2012 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4423-5022-9 / 978-1-4423-5022-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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June 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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June 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2011 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow (Unabridged Audiobook)
Author(s): James Lee Burke, narrated by Will Patton
ISBN: 1-4074-7611-4 / 978-1-4074-7611-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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July 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4423-0431-6 / 978-1-4423-0431-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4423-0429-4 / 978-1-4423-0429-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2010 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   

July 2010 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   

2010 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainblow by James Lee Burke Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4074-7431-6 / 978-1-4074-7431-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Availability: Amazon   

2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow (Unabridged Audio CDs)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4498-1900-1 / 978-1-4498-1900-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

2010 : USA MP3 CD
Title: The Glass Rainbow (Unabridged 15-hour Audio Book, MP3 CD) Audiobook (A Dave Robicheaux Novel)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4498-3091-9 / 978-1-4498-3091-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books Production LLC, New York
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

November 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow (Dave Robicheaux Book 18)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Glass Rainbow: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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