The second Dave Robicheaux novel from the award-winning crime writer. Dave Robicheaux is trying to put a life of violence and crime behind him, leaving homicide to run a boat-rental business in Louisiana's bayou country. But one day while fishing in the Gulf with his wife Annie, he witnesses an event that will change his life forever. A small two-engine plane suddenly crashes into the sea and Robicheaux dives down to the wreckage to find four bodies and one survivor; a little girl miraculously trapped in a pocket of air. When the authorities insist only three bodies were recovered from the plane, Robicheaux decides to investigate the mystery of the missing man.... who had powdered her body heavily to cover her freckles was grinning and taking off her clothes while the rockabilly band in the corner ... the light from the bar, her facial hair was stiff with makeup. ... face, were glazed with alcohol, and her lips seemed to constantly suppress a smile that had nothing to do with either of us.
|Author||:||James Lee Burke|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2010-06-10|