Wednesday, September 19, 2012

CREOLE BELLE - James Lee Burke

Another Dave and Clete story that started out absolutely riviting and then sadly lost it's way.

Much " meaning of life" thinking from our hero which gets a bit old for those who have followed the series.

The boys are out to solve a murder or two, kids are involved, nasty oilmen types as well and professional killers.  It really should have been much better and after finishing it I was still left with a big "why' regards several of the killings.

I hate to say it but the "Robicheaux" series has run its race, a pity because its been fantastic, I've been there all the way but this latest effort was just confusing, too many story lines and not enough resolution.   (2012)

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