The Neon Rain

The Neon Rain

Book - 2002
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From the Edgar Award-winning author of Black Cherry Blues, a searing novel of greed and vengeance that races from the pulsing jazz of New Orleans' French Quarter to the twisting trails of the Louisiana bayous. Reminiscent of Elmore Leonard . . . both chilling and first-rate entertainment.--Publishers Weekly.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Pocket Books, [2002], c1987
ISBN: 9780671756444
0671756443
9780743449205
0743449207
Characteristics: 275 p

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JCLHilaryS Jul 06, 2016

A mystery set in New Orleans with rich characters and history. The story is timeless and universal - A flawed and troubled lead Detective, Dave Robicheaux finds himself in too deep in a quagmire of criminal networks and must pull himself out if he is to survive. It can be hard to like Detective Robicheaux because of his flaws, but his redeeming qualities save him and the story, in the end. The descriptive details of the setting and references to Cajun language and traditions make this a different and enjoyable book.

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mollyd00ker
Dec 10, 2015

Beautifully eloquent author, allbeit a tad dark. Very enjoyable read. This series gives an interesting insight into american cultural nuances. The characters are very 'real'.

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