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Posted November 19, 2007
Easy Rawlins returns¿
Easy Rawlins is back in the tenth book of this series. Walter Mosley entwines a multitude of threads to form an intricate tale. It is 1967, Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is a certified private investigator. Easy regretted his decision to kick Bonnie Shay out of his home the year before, He still loved her and wanted her to come home but his pride prevented him from calling her now it is too late, she was planning on marrying someone else. However, he is not so torn up that he is not tempted by Tourmaline Goss or Faith Laneer. Christmas Black is a former Marine, a government trained killer. Christmas has disappeared after leaving his adopted, 8 year old, Vietnamese daughter at Easy¿s home he leaves no explanation. Easy suspects the missing man is dead or soon will be. The military is also searching for Black. In his Easy encounters drug dealers and murderers. Raymond ¿Mouse¿ Alexander is Easy¿s oldest friend and considered the area¿s most dangerous man. When Etta Mae begs Easy to find her husband, Easy cannot say no. The police suspect Mouse has murdered Pericles Tarr, the father of twelve. Easy¿s task is to find the man and prove him innocent. Blonde Faith grabs the reader¿s attention by beginning with Easy¿s search for Chevette, a 16 year old runaway. She was working the streets for Porky. Easy won my admiration with the way he interacted with the teen. The talented author interlaced the story of the two missing men and Easy¿s personal life to give the readers a complicated tale. The focus shifts repeatedly from one investigation to the other to thoughts of Bonnie. Blonde Faith is a page-turner, I eagerly read the whole night, unable to stop until I had finished the story. Easy is a complex character, growing and developing throughout this series. Fans of mystery and suspense will not want to miss Blonde Faith . Reviewed by Amelia Emerson for ReviewYourBook.com, 9/07
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Posted April 2, 2012
Easy Moving on
I thought I had read this one. I would have remembered the wrapping up of Easy's life. Putting things in order so to speak, and definitely his demise. Unless some how he survives, I've got to start on another of Mosley's characters (Leonid McGill is next). I've loved all Easy's friends and foes, and to be honest, I'm sorry to see him go. Nothing lasts forever. Thanks WM for a great ride.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
My suggestions would be to start with the first book Devil in a Blue Dress.
Posted February 21, 2010
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Walter Mosley never fails to come through with his engaging characters and plot lines. I love the inner struggles of each character, new and old. Can't wait for the next book in the Fearless Jones series.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 20, 2010
Posted November 20, 2007