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All I Did Was Shoot My Man (Hardcover)

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I grieved the ending of the Easy Rawlins series, set in L.A., but am enjoying his new series featuring another interesting protagonist, P.I. Leonid McGill, a NYC ex-con who wants to atone for his past criminal life. All I Did Was Shoot My Man is the latest in this series, about McGill's attempt to help a woman get her life back on track after being imprisoned unjustly, while his own family life comes unraveled. Publishers Weekly's starred review called the book "complex and satisfying." This series just gets better.

— Nancy


In the latest and most surprising novel in the bestselling Leonid McGill series, Leonid finds himself caught between his sins of the past and an all-too-vivid present.

Seven years ago, Zella Grisham came home to find her man, Harry Tangelo, in bed with her friend. The weekend before, $6.8 million had been stolen from Rutgers Assurance Corp., whose offices are across the street from where Zella worked. Zella didn't remember shooting Harry, but she didn't deny it either. The district attorney was inclined to call it temporary insanity-until the police found $80,000 from the Rutgers heist hidden in her storage space.

For reasons of his own, Leonid McGill is convinced of Zella's innocence. But as he begins his investigation, his life begins to unravel. His wife is drinking more than she should. His oldest son has dropped out of college and moved in with an exprostitute. His youngest son is working for him and trying to stay within the law. And his father, whom he thought was long dead, has turned up under an alias.

A gripping story of murder, greed, and retribution, All I Did Was Shoot My Man is also the poignant tale of one man's attempt to stay connected to his family.

About the Author

Walter Mosley is one of America's most celebrated, beloved, and bestselling writers. His books have been translated into at least twenty-one languages, and have won numerous awards. Born in Los Angeles, Mosley lives in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594488245
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Publication Date: January 24th, 2012
Pages: 336