Black Cherry Blues - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Black Cherry Blues is a novel by James Lee Burke featuring his popular character Dave Robicheaux. Dave is still reeling from the murder of his wife when an old friend enlists his help in a suspected murder case. Dave refuses his help several times, but old grievances cause him to reach out to the police in a half-hearted attempt at help. This attempt, however, proves to be dangerous for Dave's daughter when a threat is made against her life. Dave takes matters into his own hands, warning the two men off, only to leave himself vulnerable to a murder charge. Now Dave must fight for his freedom in a case he is not even sure he is completely innocent of. Black Cherry Blues is a novel of grief, of fear, and of hope that will entertain Burke newcomers and fans alike.

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