Craxton, fbi, offers to bail him out if he agrees to infiltrate the First American Baptist Church and spy on alleged communist organizer Chaim Wenzler. That's when the murders begin. Special Agent Darryl T. It's 1953 in red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow Easy Rawlins. Easy is out of "the hurting business" and into the housing and favor business when a racist IRS agent nails him for tax evasion.
He's married now, a father -- and his detective days are over. The police don't show up on Easy Rawlins's doorstep until the third girl dies. It's los angeles, 1956, and it takes more than one murdered black girl before the cops get interested. Now they need Easy. Then a white college coed dies the same brutal death, and the cops put the heat on Easy: If he doesn't help, his best friend is headed for jail.
Used book in Good Condition. So easy's back, walking the midnight streets of Watts and the darker, twisted avenues of a cunning killer's mind. As he says: "i was worth a precinct full of detectives when the cops needed the word in the ghetto. But easy turns them down.
Devil in a Blue Dress Easy Rawlins Mystery
Washington Square Press. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs. Used book in Good Condition. Devil in a blue dress, a defining novel in walter mosley’s bestselling Easy Rawlins mystery series, was adapted into a TriStar Pictures film starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins and Don Cheadle as Mouse.
Set in the late 1940s, devil in a blue dress follows easy Rawlins, Los Angeles, in the African-American community of Watts, a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant.
Black Betty: An Easy Rawlins Novel Easy Rawlins Mystery
For former P. I. There was too much easy wasn't being told, but he couldn't resist the prospect of seeing Betty again, even if it killed him. Used book in Good Condition. Ordinarily, easy would have thrown the two bills in the sleazy shamus' face -- the white man who wanted him to find the notorious Black Betty, an ebony siren whose talent for all things rich and male took her from Houston's Fifth Ward to Beverly Hills.
Easy rawlins, Los Angeles's mean streets were never meaner. Or more deadly. 1961: for most black Americans, these were times of hope. Used book in Good Condition. Washington Square Press.
A Little Yellow Dog: An Easy Rawlins Novel Easy Rawlins Mystery
Used book in Good Condition. With his not-so-simple past snapping at his heels, and with enemies old and new looking to get even, Easy must kiss his careful little life good-bye -- and step closer to the edge. When the lady vanishes, the cops on his back, Easy's stuck with a couple of corpses, and a little yellow dog who's nobody's best friend.
. November 1963: easy's settled into a steady gig as a school custodian. Used book in Good Condition. It's a quiet, simple existence -- but a few moments of ecstasy with a sexy teacher will change all that. Washington Square Press.
Gone Fishin': An Easy Rawlins Novel Easy Rawlins Mystery
Washington Square Press. The volatile mouse wants to retrieve money from his stepfather so he can marry his EttaMae. Used book in Good Condition. But on their steamy bayou excursion, Mouse will choose murder as a way out, while Easy's past liaison with EttaMae floats precariously in his memory. Easy and mouse are coming of age -- and everything they ever knew about friendship and about themselves is coming apart at the seams.
. In the beginning. There was ezekiel "easy" rawlins and raymond "mouse" Alexander -- two young men setting out in life, hitting the road in a "borrowed" '36 Ford headed for Pariah, Texas. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
Charcoal Joe: An Easy Rawlins Mystery Easy Rawlins Series
But seeing as how seymour was found standing over the dead bodies, and considering the racially charged nature of the crime, that will surely prove to be a tall order. Used book in Good Condition. Washington Square Press. Private eye has his hands full with the investigation of a racially charged murder. Easy rawlins has started a new detective agency with two trusted partners and has a diamond ring in his pocket for his longtime girlfriend Bonnie Shay.
In this latest installment of the Easy Rawlins series from beloved and bestselling author Walter Mosley, the L. A. Finally, easy's life seems to be heading towards something that looks like normalcy, but, inevitably, a case gets in the way. Used book in Good Condition. Easy's friend mouse calls in a favor—he wants Easy to meet with Rufus Tyler, an aging convict whom everyone calls Charcoal Joe.
Joe is convinced the young man is innocent and wants Easy to prove it no matter what the cost. Joe's friend's son, Seymour, has been charged with the murder of two white men. Used book in Good Condition.
Little Green: An Easy Rawlins Mystery Easy Rawlins Mystery: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard
He’s soon back in top form, cruising the gloriously psychedelic mean streets of L. A. In little green, walter mosley’s acclaimed detective Easy Rawlins returns from the brink of death to investigate the dark side of that haven for Los Angeles hippies, the Sunset Strip. Washington Square Press. With his murderous sidekick, Mouse.
Used book in Good Condition. They’ve been hired to look for a young black man, Evander “Little Green” Noon, who disappeared during an acid trip. Fueled by an elixir called gator’s Blood, andemotional resurrection, spiritual, Easy experiences a physical, but peace and love soon give way to murder and mayhem.
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Six Easy Pieces: Easy Rawlins Stories Easy Rawlins Mystery
Easy should be living a contented life, with steady work as senior head custodian of Sojourner Truth High School, and a loving family. Vintage Books. Trading favors and investigating cases of arson, murder, missing persons, and false accusations, it's hard to steer clear of trouble. Used book in Good Condition.
Washington Square Press. Easy walks the line in this must-have collection from bestselling, award-winning author Walter Mosley. But happiness is as elusive for Easy as smoke in shadows. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Easy's the man folks seek out when they can't take their problems to anyone else.
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Bad Boy Brawly Brown Easy Rawlins
Young brawly brown has traded in his family for The Clan of the First Men, history, a group rejecting white leadership, and laws--and they're dangerous. Written with the voice and vision that have made Walter Mosley one of the most important writers in America, this book marks the return of a master at the top of his form.
. His first day on the case Easy gets harassed by the cops and comes face to face with a corpse. Brown's mom, needs to know her baby's okay, Alva, and Easy promises to find him. It takes everything easy has just to stay alive as he explores a world filled with promises, betrayals, and predators like he never imagined.
But living around desperate men means life gets complicated sometimes. Used book in Good Condition. Before he knows it he is on a short list of murder suspects and in the middle of a frenzied police raid on a Clan of the First Men rally. The only thing he discovers about Brawly Brown is that he's the kind of trouble most folks try to avoid.
When an old friend gets in enough trouble to ask for Easy's help, he finds he can't refuse. Washington Square Press. Used book in Good Condition. Bad boy brawly brown is the masterful crime novel that Walter Mosley's legions of fans have been waiting for.
Havana Red Mario Conde Investigates
Used book in Good Condition. Havana red has won numerous literary prizes, including the Hammett prize in Spain. Used book in Good Condition. Haunted by the tragic story and passion of its characters. Magazine littérairethe first of the Havana quartet featuring Inspector Mario Conde, a tropical Marlowe. Vintage Books.
He is a novelist, essayist, journalist and scriptwriter. Used book in Good Condition. Washington Square Press. A young transvestite in a beautiful red dress is found strangled in a Havana park. A magnificent novel. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Conde’s investigation into a violent murder exposes a stifling, corrupt society, a Cuban reality where nothing is what it seems.
A dark and fascinating world of men and women born in the revolution who live without dreaming of exile and seek their identity in the midst of disaster. Leonardo Padura lives in Cuba.