By Walter Mosley
Picking up the place his final adventures in Rose Gold left off in L.A. within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins unearths his lifestyles in transition. He’s ready—finally—to suggest to his female friend, Bonnie Shay, and begin a existence jointly. And he’s taken the cash he bought from the Rose Gold case and, including companions, Saul Lynx and Tinsford “Whisper” Natly, has begun a brand new detective supplier. But, inevitably, a case will get within the means: Easy’s good friend Mouse introduces him to Rufus Tyler, a truly outdated guy everybody calls Charcoal Joe. Joe’s friend’s son, Seymour (young, vibrant, most sensible of his category in physics at Stanford), has been arrested and charged with the homicide of a white guy from Redondo seashore. Joe tells effortless he'll pay and pay good to determine this younger guy exonerated, yet seeing as how Seymour actually was once came across status over the man’s useless physique at his cabin domestic, and contemplating the racially charged reasons probably in the back of the homicide, that will turn out to be a tall order.
Between his new corporation, a middle that are supposed to be damaged yet isn't really, a complete raft of latest undesirable men on his tail, and a nasty smell that surrounds Charcoal Joe, effortless has his fingers complete, his horizons askew, and his existence in shambles round his feet.
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Charcoal Joe: An Easy Rawlins Mystery (Easy Rawlins Series) by Walter Mosley