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Easy Rawlins mysteries

Author:
Mosley, Walter
 
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Star rating for Devil in a blue dress
Series Volume:
1.
Average Rating:
3.5 stars
Description:
Los Angeles, 1948: Easy Rawlins is a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. 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 Money, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs....
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Star rating for A red death
Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
5 stars
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Star rating for White butterfly
Series Volume:
3.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
In this reissued Easy Rawlins mystery, the time is 1956 and no one in Los Angeles is much bothered as a serial killer proceeds to murder three black bar girls. But when a white stripper is similarly murdered, the heat is finally on to arrest somebody.

4.  Black Betty: an Easy Rawlins mystery

 
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Series Volume:
4.
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Star rating for A little yellow dog
Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
1964: Easy has given up the street life and has taken on a job as a supervising custodian at Sojourner Truth High School. But his newly found carefree lifestyle is threatened when two corpses are discovered at the school and the police think Easy is involved.
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Star rating for Gone fishin'
Series Volume:
6.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
A novel exploring the early years of Easy Rawlins and Mouse Alexander, protagonists in a current black PI series. The setting is Texas, the time the 1930s, and the two embark on a car ride which will engulf them in the bayou world of voodoo, sex and murder.
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Star rating for Bad Boy Brawly Brown
Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
Young Brawly Brown has traded in his family for The Clan of the First Men, a group rejecting white leadership and laws. Brown's mom asks Easy to make sure her baby's okay, and Easy promises to find him. His first day on the case, Easy comes face-to-face with a corpse, and before he knows it he is a murder suspect and in the middle of a police raid. Brawly Brown is clearly the kind of trouble most folks try to avoid. It takes everything Easy has just...
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Star rating for Six easy pieces
Series Volume:
8.
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Star rating for Little Scarlet
Series Volume:
9.
Description:
An irresistible story of love and death, this Easy Rawlins mystery takes place during the devastating 1965 Watts riots. Easy's hunt for a killer reveals a new city emerging from the ashes — and a new life for Easy and his friends.
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Star rating for Cinnamon kiss
Series Volume:
10.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
In this thrilling mystery, Easy Rawlins takes a job to find a missing attorney and his beautiful assistant—and faces danger around every corner.
It is the Summer of Love and Easy Rawlins is contemplating robbing an armored car. It's farther outside the law than Easy has ever traveled, but his daughter, Feather, needs a medical treatment that costs far more than Easy can earn or borrow in time. And his friend Mouse tells him...
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Star rating for Blonde faith
Series Volume:
11.
Description:
Easy Rawlins, L.A.'s most reluctant detective, comes home one day to find Easter, the daughter of his friend Chrismas Black, left on his doorstep. Easy knows that this could only mean that the ex-marine Black is probably dead, or will be soon. Easter's appearance is only the beginning, as Easy is immersed in a sea of problems. The love of his life is marrying another man and his friend Mouse is wanted for the murder of a father of twelve. As he's...
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Star rating for Little green
Series Volume:
12.
Description:
Surviving a near-fatal car wreck and cruising the streets of the Sunset Strip during the heyday of the late 1960s, Easy Rawlins investigates the disappearance of a young African-American, a case that is complicated by Rawlins's changing perspectives.
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Star rating for Rose Gold
Series Volume:
13.
Average Rating:
2 stars
Description:
When a boxer-turned-revolutionary kidnaps the daughter of a weapons manufacturer and threatens to publicly execute her in exchange for a lucrative ransom, Easy Rawlins is tapped by the LAPD to make a difficult border crossing to navigate an ensuing standoff.
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Star rating for Charcoal Joe
Series Volume:
14.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
Walter Mosley’s indelible detective Easy Rawlins is back, with a new detective agency and a new mystery to  solve.
Picking up where his last adventures in Rose Gold left off in L.A. in the late 1960s, Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins finds his life in transition. He’s ready—finally—to propose to his girlfriend, Bonnie Shay, and start a life together. And he’s taken the money he got from the...
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Star rating for Blood grove
Series Volume:
15.
Average Rating:
4.5 stars
Description:
After being approached by a shell-shocked Vietnam War veteran who claims to have gotten into a fight protecting a white woman from a black man, Easy embarks on an investigation that takes him from mountaintops to the desert, through South Central and into sex clubs and the homes of the fabulously wealthy, facing hippies, the mob, and old friends perhaps more dangerous than anyone else.
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Star rating for Farewell, Amethystine
Series Volume:
16.