This Date In Crime: DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS

On this Date, in 1990, Norton published DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS by Walter Mosley. The novel introduced the world to Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins, a WW II vet turned PI. In the early books, Rawlins was simply looking to pay his mortgage. As the series went on, Mosley brought Rawlins  from post-WW II L.A to the Red Scare and eventually to the revolutionary movement in the late 60s. The novel was well-received and won the Shamus Award (Presented by the Private Eye Writers of America) for Best First Novel. But it was not until then presidential candidate Bill Clinton declared Mosley one of his favorite authors. In 1995, Oscar-winner Denzil...

Walter Mosley talks about LITTLE GREEN. Jun27

Walter Mosley talks about LITTLE GREEN.

Easy Rawlins is Back! Feb18

Easy Rawlins is Back!

In the first Easy Rawlins story since 2007 Walter Mosley has brought back his fan favorite detective in the up coming LITTLE GREEN which goes on sale May 14th from Knopf Doubleday  and June 6th in the UK from W&N. After bursting in to the genre with DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS Mosley has been gaining more fans with each book.  Book twelve of the Rawlins sees Easy waking from a coma and diving right into a case and right into sixties counter culture looking for a missing son of a friend. It’s been a long 6 years, but looks like patience has paid off! Thank You Walter!      ...