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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (767 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Walter Mosley Narrator: M. E. Willis Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Easy Rawlins Mysteries Release Date: July 2003 ISBN: 9781593973247
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New Easy Rawlins mysteries--original short stories from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery author. As Carolyn See said in The Washington Post Book World: "God bless the day that Walter Mosley created Easy Rawlins!"

This handsome collection contains six interconnected stories. Fans can now add these original stories in Six Easy Pieces to their Walter Mosley library: "Smoke," "Crimson Stain," "Silver Lining," "Lavender," "Gato Green," "Gray-Eyed Death," and "Amber Gate."

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Walter Mosley is a new, strong, and original voice, here to stay and not to be missed. The Los Angeles Times

  • [The Easy Rawlins mysteries are] at once exotic, and believable . . . memorable . . . and morally complex. The Wall Street Journal
  • Mosley . . . a writer whose work transcends the thriller category and qualifies as serious literature. Time
  • Mosley's skill in rendering the time and place of his novels brings to mind the inevitable comparison to genre masters such as Hammett and Chandler . . . San Francisco Chronicle

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda Rowland | 1/18/2014

    " A bit different, as Gone Fishin' was, but less enjoyable for me. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ed Brown | 1/15/2014

    " Six Easy Rawlins stories, loosely linked together. I enjoyed the first one, but the formula got tedious. Rawlins is given a complex biography, but his bio doesn't seem to have much to do with the mysteries he gets involved in. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mariana | 1/14/2014

    " Seven short stories, good but not great. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ms. Angie | 12/31/2013

    " I love Easy Rollins' smooth street smarts and savvy. I love mysteries and solving problems and I found his books both satisfying and entertaining. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Warner | 12/31/2013

    " Another great Easy Rawlins story "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ashley | 12/4/2013

    " Interesting perspective of a black man in the 60's. I like the investigations but the language and situations are not for the light hearted. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 11/15/2013

    " The master shows us how it is done short story style. Great primer. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherrill Dodson-lewis | 9/21/2013

    " OK Walter Mosley Chester Himes Love there style of writing "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kimberley Bugg | 7/7/2013

    " If you like Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins series you will not be disappointed. All those great characters that we have come to expect in an Easy mystery are included. Its a nice culmination of alot of other stories "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Benjamin Plume | 6/24/2013

    " Six Easy Pieces = Six Quality Short Stories featuring one of my favorite print characters. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Krystle | 2/12/2013

    " A hard book to read for me,but the story line is very interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 June anne | 11/19/2012

    " Easy reading, familiar faces... six short Easy Rawlins stories that have a common thread - is the Mouse there for Easy... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 aPriL MEOWS often with scratching | 7/9/2012

    " Six stories, six more reasons to admire WM. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Thom (T.E.) | 5/22/2012

    " A very solid collection of short stories and novelettes based around the Easy Rawlins character. Occasionally a plot is slightly underdeveloped (or, more frequently, the story cries out for some more of Mosley's magic). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 1/31/2012

    " Of course, I even loved reading about my anti-hero in short story format, a format I usually distain! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ed | 2/2/2011

    " Six Easy Rawlins stories, loosely linked together. I enjoyed the first one, but the formula got tedious. Rawlins is given a complex biography, but his bio doesn't seem to have much to do with the mysteries he gets involved in. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 June anne | 1/30/2011

    " Easy reading, familiar faces... six short Easy Rawlins stories that have a common thread - is the Mouse there for Easy... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Thom | 10/14/2010

    " A very solid collection of short stories and novelettes based around the Easy Rawlins character. Occasionally a plot is slightly underdeveloped (or, more frequently, the story cries out for some more of Mosley's magic). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherrill | 4/2/2010

    " OK Walter Mosley Chester Himes Love there style of writing "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Krystle | 3/2/2010

    " A hard book to read for me,but the story line is very interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mariana | 3/27/2009

    " Seven short stories, good but not great. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Warner | 9/11/2008

    " Another great Easy Rawlins story "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 1/4/2008

    " Of course, I even loved reading about my anti-hero in short story format, a format I usually distain! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ms. | 11/3/2007

    " I love Easy Rollins' smooth street smarts and savvy. I love mysteries and solving problems and I found his books both satisfying and entertaining. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kimberley | 9/28/2007

    " If you like Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins series you will not be disappointed. All those great characters that we have come to expect in an Easy mystery are included. Its a nice culmination of alot of other stories "

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About the Author
Author Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the author of more than forty novels in several series, most notably fourteen Easy Rawlins mysteries, several of which have been made into major motion pictures. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and several NAACP Image awards. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Goddard College, he holds an MFA from CCNY and lives in Brooklyn, New York.