by Walter Mosley - £8.99 Orion Publishing Co. (2004)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780753818367 | ISBN 10: 0753818361
Paris Minton is a man who would rather walk away from trouble, but in 1950s' Los Angeles, it just comes and finds you.
Fearless Jones turns up on Paris's doorstep one night asking him to help an attractive woman find her husband. One night later a stranger shows up looking for the same man.
It isn't long before Paris is running for his life, and it looks like even his friend Fearless might not be able to save him.
"In Mosley's world, a pretty woman with a missing husband is shorthand for trouble, and the ensuing imbroglio involving a black millionairess, vanished jewels, bigoted policemen and a rising body count is executed with the author's signature mix of high-velocity action and effortless style."
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