I really like James Lee .Burke.His protaganist is human like as we are.He is real. he is flawed. I daresay that there is something in each of us that identifies with the weakness and insecurities of dave Robisheaux.
I like his books. His words are like poetry sometime, very convicting other times.
Black Cherry Blues took place mostly in Montana. the bitteroots at the foot of the mountains. But thoughts and memories of south Louisiana weren't ever very for from their minds.