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Cinnamon Kiss

Cinnamon Kiss

Author(s): Walter Mosley

Location(s): San Francisco

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1960s



It is the Summer of Love, and Easy Rawlins is contemplating robbing an armoured car. it’s further outside the law than Easy has ever travelled, but his daughter needs medical treatment that costs far more than Easy can borrow or earn. Then a friend offers a job that might solve Easy’s problem without risking jail time. He has to track the disappearance of an eccentric, prominent attorney and his assistant, the beautiful “Cinnaomon” Cargill. Easy can tell the story is more complex than he is being told, but his need overcomes all concern, so Easy plunges into unfamiliar territory.

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Executed in the deft, cool prose that is Mosley’s trademark’ (GUARDIAN )

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