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Blood Grove

Ezekiel Porterhouse Rawlins has reached a professional and personal peak by the summer of 1969 in Blood Grove, the latest novel in the series by Walter Mosley. He owns the WRENS-L detective agency, drives a 1968 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI, and lives in a gated community…
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Blood Grove by Walter Mosley

Blood Grove is the 15th novel in Walter Mosley’s hardboiled detective series featuring Ezekiel Porterhouse Rawlins, which began with Devil in a Blue Dress in 1990. Easy is an African American from Texas who fought in World War II and moved to Los Angeles after demobilising. By…
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The evil lurking

On the Radar — Here we are with our weekly round-up of new crime releases, and it’s safe to say that there’s evil lurking – in its own unique way – in each one of them. In Michael Farris Smith’s book, it’s creepy like a…
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It's not Easy, but it's out this week

On the Radar — The coming week sees the launch of top US author Walter Mosley’s latest detective novel, and the surprise here is that it doesn’t feature his number one star character Easy Rawlins. But that’s OK, because we’re always on the lookout for…
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Summertime, and the living is EZ

On the Radar — Ezekiel ‘Easy’ Rawlins returns this week for another neon-lit adventure among the hills and boulevards of Los Angeles. We’ve also got a new printing of Dashiell Hammett’s short stories, and a great selection of further crime novels to try. Charcoal Joe…
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Rose Gold

Written by Walter Mosley — It is the mid 1960s and in Los Angeles black folks have, to a degree, been replaced by young political activists and hippies as the biggest perceived threat to the white middle classes – and the LAPD. Even so, PI…
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