Back in print at last, James Lee Burke's suspense-packed sixth novel in his bestselling Dave Robicheaux series delivers a heart-pounding bayou manhunt--and features "one of the colest, earthiest heroes in thrilerdom" ("Entertainment Weekly ").
When Hollywood invades New Iberia Parish to film a Civil War epic, restless specters waiting in the shadows for Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux are reawakened--ghosts of a history best left undisturbed. Hunting a serial killer preying on the lawless young, Robicheaux comes face-to-face with the elusive guardians of his darkest torments-- who hold the key to his ultimate salvation . . . or a final, fatal downfall.