Walter Mosley - 'simply the best crime writer around today' Guardian - brings back his iconic hero, Easy Rawlins, in a frenetic adventure through the shady streets of LA.
Seymour Brathwaite, a young physicist, was found standing over the body of a murdered man.
Charcoal Joe, one of the deadliest men in America, wants Brathwaite cleared.
Easy Rawlins, a renowned Los Angeles PI, cannot refuse Charcoal Joe.
But what links the king of the LA underworld to Seymour Brathwaite?
And can Easy find the evidence before he gets embroiled in something much, much worse?
Simply the best crime writer around today. One of the joys of Mosley's writing is the ease that characterises every aspect of it ... The characters live and breathe in a way that is utterly convincing and absorbing - Guardian
Easy Rawlins comes back from the dead, inspiring his creator to write his best novel for years - Mail on Sunday on LITTLE GREEN
This is classic noir territory, filled with unintentional heroes with the best intentions and dangerous dames ... A class act - Time Out
There are few writers within the crime genre who recreate time and place with Mosley's effortless exactness, even fewer who can replicate his masterfully sustained sense of danger - Sunday Times
Walter Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series of mysteries; the novels Blue Light, RL's Dream, Futureland, Fearless Jones and Fear Itself; and two collections of stories. He was born in Los Angeles and lives in New York.
The Easy Rawlins series: Cinnamon Kiss (Bfmt Jan 07);
Devil in a Blue Dress;