James Lee Burke

All James Lee Burke Books In Order (Complete List)

James Lee Burke is an American writer of crime fiction, best known for his detective novels set in the state of Louisiana. He has won Edgar Awards for Best Novel for both Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998), making him the only author to have received the award in consecutive years. His works have also been honoured with the Grand Prix de Littérateure Policiére, Grand Master Award from Mystery Writers of America, and the Prix Calibre .38. Burke has penned more than 40 novels covering various genres including mystery, science fiction, and historical fiction.

Explore all 42 books written by James Lee Burke, all arranged in the order they were published.

All James Lee Burke Books in Order with their release dates.

Half of Paradise
1

Half of Paradise

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1965

3.9 (398)

To The Bright and Shining Sun
2

To The Bright and Shining Sun

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1970

4.3 (258)

Lay Down My Sword and Shield
3

Lay Down My Sword and Shield

Hackberry Holland, Book 1

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1971

4.2 (510)

Two for Texas
4

Two for Texas

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1982

4.5 (512)

The Convict
5

The Convict

and Other Stories

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1985

4.4 (261)

The Lost Get-Back Boogie
6

The Lost Get-Back Boogie

A Novel

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1986

4.5 (329)

The Neon Rain
7

The Neon Rain

Dave Robicheaux, Book 1

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1987

4.3 (1826)

Heaven's Prisoners
8

Heaven's Prisoners

Dave Robicheaux, Book 2

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1988

4.7 (327)

Black Cherry Blues
9

Black Cherry Blues

Dave Robicheaux, Book 3

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1989

4.6 (1336)

A Morning for Flamingos
10

A Morning for Flamingos

Dave Robicheaux, Book 4

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1990

4.6 (1124)

A Stained White Radiance
11

A Stained White Radiance

Dave Robicheaux, Book 5

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1992

4.6 (741)

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead
12

In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead

Dave Robicheaux, Book 6

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1993

4.6 (834)

Dixie City Jam
13

Dixie City Jam

Dave Robicheaux, Book 7

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1994

4.5 (669)

Burning Angel
14

Burning Angel

Dave Robicheaux, Book 8

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1995

4.5 (691)

Cadillac Jukebox
15

Cadillac Jukebox

Dave Robicheaux, Book 9

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1996

4.4 (669)

Sunset Limited
16

Sunset Limited

Dave Robicheaux, Book 10

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1996

4.4 (808)

Cimarron Rose
17

Cimarron Rose

Billy Bob Holland, Book 1

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1997

4.5 (472)

Heartwood
18

Heartwood

Billy Bob Holland, Book 2

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 1999

4.4 (683)

Purple Cane Road
19

Purple Cane Road

Dave Robicheaux, Book 11

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2000

4.6 (1062)

Bitterroot
20

Bitterroot

Billy Bob Holland, Book 3

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2001

4.5 (564)

White Doves at Morning
21

White Doves at Morning

A Novel

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2002

4.5 (322)

Jolie Blon's Bounce
22

Jolie Blon's Bounce

Dave Robicheaux, Book 12

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2002

4.6 (639)

Last Car to Elysian Fields
23

Last Car to Elysian Fields

Dave Robicheaux, Book 13

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2003

4.5 (666)

In the Moon of Red Ponies
24

In the Moon of Red Ponies

Billy Bob Holland, Book 4

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2004

4.5 (562)

Crusader's Cross
25

Crusader's Cross

Dave Robicheaux, Book 14

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2005

4.6 (690)

Pegasus Descending
26

Pegasus Descending

Dave Robicheaux, Book 15

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2006

4.6 (723)

Jesus Out to Sea
27

Jesus Out to Sea

Stories

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2007

4.5 (144)

The Tin Roof Blowdown
28

The Tin Roof Blowdown

Dave Robicheaux, Book 16

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2007

4.6 (940)

Swan Peak
29

Swan Peak

Dave Robicheaux, Book 17

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2008

4.5 (716)

Rain Gods
30

Rain Gods

Hackberry Holland, Book 2

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2009

4.4 (626)

The Glass Rainbow
31

The Glass Rainbow

Dave Robicheaux, Book 18

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2010

4.5 (917)

Feast Day of Fools
32

Feast Day of Fools

Hackberry Holland, Book 3

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2011

4.3 (682)

Creole Belle
33

Creole Belle

Dave Robicheaux, Book 19

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2012

4.5 (1535)

Light of the World
34

Light of the World

Dave Robicheaux, Book 20

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2013

4.4 (1781)

Wayfaring Stranger
35

Wayfaring Stranger

Holland Family, Book 1

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2014

4.5 (1674)

House of the Rising Sun
36

House of the Rising Sun

Holland Family, Book 2

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2015

4.3 (973)

The Jealous Kind
37

The Jealous Kind

Holland Family, Book 3

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2016

4.4 (1219)

Robicheaux
38

Robicheaux

Dave Robicheaux, Book 21

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2018

4.6 (2331)

The New Iberia Blues
39

The New Iberia Blues

Dave Robicheaux, Book 22

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2019

4.5 (2533)

A Private Cathedral
40

A Private Cathedral

Dave Robicheaux, Book 23

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2020

4.4 (4805)

Another Kind of Eden
41

Another Kind of Eden

Holland Family, Book 4

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2021

4.1 (3012)

Every Cloak Rolled in Blood
42

Every Cloak Rolled in Blood

Holland Family, Book 5

Author:James Lee Burke

Publish Year : 2022

4.2 (1509)