The New Iberia blues
Part of the Dave Robicheaux novels series
Detective Dave Robicheaux first met Desmond Cormier on the backstreets of New Orleans.
He was a young pretender who dreamt of stardom whilst Robicheaux had his path all figured out.
Now, twenty-five years later, their roles have reversed.
When Robicheaux knocks on Cormier's door, he sees a successful Hollywood director.
It seems dreams can come true. But so can nightmares. A young woman has been crucified, wearing only a small chain on her ankle, and all the evidence points to Cormier.
Robicheaux wants to believe his old friend wouldn't be capable of such a crime - but Cormier's silence is deafening. And he isn't the only ghost from Robicheaux's past which comes back to haunt him...