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Fear Itself

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Fear Itself

Fearless Jones Series, Book 2
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Written with the voice and vision that have made Mosley one of the most entertaining writers in America, "Fear Itself" marks the return of a master at the top of his form. Unabridged 6 CDs.

Written with the voice and vision that have made Mosley one of the most entertaining writers in America, "Fear Itself" marks the return of a master at the top of his form. Unabridged 6 CDs.

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  • Walter Mosley is the author of Fearless Jones and the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series, among other books. He was born in Los Angeles and lives in New York.
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    June 16, 2003
    In this eagerly anticipated follow-up to Fearless Jones
    (2001), Watts bookstore owner Paris Minton and the dangerous but principled Fearless Jones tread the familiar territory mapped so successfully by Mosley's original detecting duo, Easy Rawlins and Raymond "Mouse" Alexander. The author depicts 1950s Los Angeles with his usual unerring accuracy, but a somewhat different dynamic drives his heroes. When Fearless drags the reluctant Paris into helping him look for Kit Mitchell (aka the Watermelon Man), their quest turns quickly murderous. Timid bookworm Paris gets caught in a deadly game of hide-and-seek whose players deal in lead, money and lies and include members of the fractured and fractious family of millionaire black businesswoman Winifred L. Fine. Neither Fearless nor Paris is sure who or what the various seekers are after—the missing Mitchell, a fabulous emerald pendant or a family diary—only that it's valued more than the lives lost trying to find it. A desire to aid his friend Fearless initially motivates Paris, but his journey becomes a voyage of self-discovery. While Paris possesses a narrative voice that's more literate and middle-class than that of the street-smart Easy, it should still resonate with Mosley's legions of fans. (July 2)FYI:Mosley's most recent Easy Rawlings novel is
    Bad Boy Brawly Brown (Forecasts, June 17, 2002).

  • The Voice Literary Supplement “Mosley writes in a page-turning style filled with tough, terse, sucker-punch sentences.”
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Mosley’s secret is his engaging characters— they’re fun to watch and fun to know.”
  • The Providence Sunday Journal “We plunge through the maze breathless as it twists and turns and circles.”
  • San Antonio Express News “Sizzles with all the heat of classic noir fiction where sex and violence collide and ‘a kiss could be like a loaded gun.’”
  • New York Times Book Review “A literary artist as well as a master of mystery.”
  • Newsday “The best living stylist among action writers.”
  • Chicago Sun-Times “Detective fiction at its best—bold, breathtaking, and brutal.”
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