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Author: Louise Hare |
Release Date: August 29, 2023
A body falls from a town house window in Harlem, and it looks just like the newest singer at the Apollo...in this evocative, twisting new novel from the author of Miss Aldridge Regrets.Harlem, 1936: Lena Aldridge grew up in a cramped corner of London...
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Author: Erin E. Adams | Narrator: William DeMeritt and Sandra Okuboyejo
Release Date: October 04, 2022
RECOMMENDED BY GILLIAN FLYNN ON THE TODAY SHOW • A young Black girl goes missing in the woods outside her white rust belt town. But she's not the first—and she may not be the last. . . .“I read this thriller that is Get Out meet...
Author: Louise Hare | Narrator: Georgina Campbell
Release Date: July 05, 2022
“Super cinematic and every bit as Agatha Christie-esque as its sounds... ifyou like murder mysteries, pick this one up!”   -Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book LoversNamed A Most Anticipated Mystery of Summer b...
Author: Nekesa Afia | Narrator: Shayna Small
Release Date: June 28, 2022
Named a 2022 People Magazine best book of the summer!A riveting Harlem Renaissance Mystery featuring Louise Lloyd, a young Black woman working in a hot new speakeasy when she gets caught up in a murder that hits too close to home...Harlem, 1927. Twen...
Author: Nekesa Afia | Narrator: Shayna Small
Release Date: June 01, 2021
“In this terrific series opener, Afia evokes the women’s lives in all their wayward and beautiful glory, especially the abruptness with which their dreams, hopes and fears cease to exist.”--The New York TimesThe start of an exc...
Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: September 23, 2014
Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.In this new mystery set in the Patty Hearst era of radical black nationalism and political abductions, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolica, the leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched...
Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: Michael Boatman
Release Date: May 14, 2013
When Walter Mosley burst onto the literary scene in 1990 with his first Easy Rawlins mystery, Devil in a Blue Dress—a combustible mixture of Raymond Chandler and Richard Wright—he captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of readers...
All I Did Was Shoot My Man Cover
Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: Mirron Willis
Release Date: January 24, 2012
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 w...
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When the Thrill Is Gone Cover
Author: Walter Mosley | Narrator: Mirron Willis
Release Date: March 08, 2011
Leonid McGill is back, in the third-and most enthralling and ambitious-installment in Walter Mosley's latest New York Times- bestselling series. The economy has hit the private-investigator business hard, even for the detective designated as "a mor...
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New England White Cover
Author: Stephen L. Carter | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: June 26, 2007
The author of The Emperor of Ocean Park, with the powers of observation and richness of plot and character, returns to the New England university town of Elm Harbor, where a murder begins to crack the veneer that has hidden the racial complications o...
New England White Cover
Author: Stephen L. Carter | Narrator: Peter Francis James
Release Date: June 04, 2002
An extraordinary fiction debut: a large, stirring novel of suspense that is, at the same time, a work of brilliantly astute social observation. The Emperor of Ocean Park is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the...