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Well developed female characters....interesting story line and setting....
As in all of his novels, James Lee Burke weaves poetry into his prose and tells both a visual as well as a visceral tale.
I guess the thing that made this book such a good read for me is that I knew the places he was writing about.
Saying that this is Burke's best and moving emotionally powerful novel is saying quite a lot. He is the modern master of literary crime, and of heartfelt and genuine character... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Jonathan Maberry -NY Times Bestseller
Most critics rate this as the best James Lee Burke novel, I liked it OK but don't at all consider it the best.Published 4 days ago by tom burks
What a tremendous book. I am a huge huge fan of James Lee Burke, and this is not just another novel but is in fact a masterpiece!!!! Read morePublished 7 days ago by crazyrider
Very good book I have read all burkes book
He is a great writer
Couldn't put it down. Eloquent prose and a great plot tied into a historical perspective kept me enjoying every page.Published 13 days ago by Douglas G. Rohrer
This was my first James Lee Burke novel, and "Wayfaring Stranger" differed from my expectations about what a Texas-set thriller by an author of advanced years would be,... Read morePublished 16 days ago by John D Cooper
As always James Lee Burke makes a person feel he is part of the story. While this story is not set in South La. he still does a excellent job with his story. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Lewis
You got me good JLB. This one had me bawling. Richly drawn characterization and scenery, of course, righteousness and glory. Beautiful work.Published 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
Beautiful writing, interesting [if sometimes puzzling people]. Lots of interesting and ornately written philosophizing by the main character. Read morePublished 17 days ago by heron3