James Lee Burke

Nationality: American
Born: December 5, 1936

James Lee Burke is an award-winning American author of mysteries. He is best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues and Cimarron Rose. James has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. His creation of the character Dave Robicheaux has inspired successful box office hits, including Heaven’s Prisoners and Electric Mist. Burke has also written seven miscellaneous crime novels, two short story collections, four books starring protagonist Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland and three books starring Billy Bob's cousin, Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland. Titles from James Lee Burke are ideal for fans of classic mystery novels.

James Lee Burke

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