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Creole Belle: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

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CHORUS: My Creole Belle, I love her well.

A novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, acclaimed as 'one of the wonders of American crime fiction' (MAIL ON SUNDAY) Dave is in a recovery unit in New Orleans, where a Creole girl named Tee Jolie Melton visits him and leaves him an iPod with the country blues song 'Creole Belle' on it. Then she disappears. Dave becomes obsessed with the song and ...

Creole Belle provides ample evidence why so many critics, fans, and fellow authors consider James Lee Burke to be the best in the business. Convalescing in New Orleans, troubled detective Dave Robicheaux is visited by Tee Jolie Melton, who leaves him an iPod containing a single tune: ''Creole Belle.'' Obsessed with the song, Dave is caught in a confluence of events when Tee Jolie's sister is found dead and an oilwell blowout threatens the bayou.

My dusky baby, my Creole Belle.

See also:

B.B. King - My sweet little angel B.B. King - Three O'Clock Blues Cowboy Bebop - Don't Bother None Robert Johnson - Me and the devil Blues Robert Johnson - Walkin' Blues Blues Brothers - Soul Man

Other versions:

Mississipi John Hurt - My Creole Belle

When the parson said to me, "The Creole Belle's your wife."

" Creole Belle" is James Lee Burke at his very best, with beloved series hero Dave Robicheaux leading the charge against the destruction of both the land and the people he has sworn to protect.

Dave Robicheaux is in a recovery unit in New Orleans, where a Creole girl named Tee Jolie Melton visits him and leaves him an iPod with the country blues song 'Creole Belle' on it. Then she disappears. Dave becomes obsessed with the song and the memory of Tee Jolie and goes in search of her sister, who later turns up dead.