Five years have passed since the White Butterfly Affair, there?s a Kennedy in the White House and Martin Luther King is in the news. It might look like a new dawn for Black America but for Easy Rawlins times are only getting tougher - his real-estate empire is deep in the hole. Trouble comes knocking once more when Easy?s asked to find a missing woman, Elizabeth Eady, aka ?Black Betty?. From her native Houston to her position as housekeeper for a wealthy Beverly Hills family, Betty?s beauty and raw sensuality have left a trail of chaos and mayhem in her wake. Walter Mosley?s previous Easy Rawlins novels are White Butterfly, A Red Death and Devil in a Blue Dress, a film starring Denzel Washington as Easy.
Walter Mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His popular mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins began with Devil in a Blue Dress in 1990, which was later made into a film starring Denzel Washington. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in New York.
Times, leaders and heroes change... It seems somehow fitting that Bill Clinton's favorite do-gooder is Easy Rawlins, a savvy, down-to-earth African-American private eye based in Los Angeles
It should not be held against Walter Mosley that his books have been praised by the President of the United States... Mosley captures the era with masterful dialogue, subtle social comment and a total command of place and time. Even Clinton can be right
One of the boldest of contemporary American fiction... gripping crime novels with a social conte