Leonid McGill #2
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Featuring: Leonid McGill; Tara
Paperback / e-Book
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Mystery Private Eye
The Walter Mosley and his new hero, Leonid McGill, are
back in the new New York Times-bestselling mystery series
that's already being hailed as a classic of contemporary
Leonid McGill-the protagonist introduced in The Long Fall,
the book that returned Walter Mosley to bestseller lists
nationwide -is still fighting to stick to his reformed
ways while the world around him pulls him in every other
direction. He has split up with his girlfriend, Aura,
because his new self won't let him leave his wife-but then
Aura's new boyfriend starts angling to get Leonid kicked
out of his prime, top-of-theskyscraper office space.
Meanwhile, one of his sons seems to have found true love-
but the girl has a shady past that's all of sudden
threatening the whole McGill family-and his other son, the
charming rogue Twilliam, is doing nothing but enabling the
Most ominously of all, Alfonse Rinaldo, the mysterious
power-behind- the-throne at City Hall, the fixer who seems
to control every little thing that happens in New York
City, has a problem that even he can't fix- and he's come
to Leonid for help. It seems a young woman has
disappeared, leaving murder in her wake, and it means
everything to Rinaldo to track her down. But he won't tell
McGill his motives, which doesn't quite square with the
new company policy- but turning down Rinaldo is almost
impossible to even contemplate.
Known to Evil delivers on all the promise of the
characters and story lines introduced in The Long Fall,
and then some. It careens fast and deep into gritty,
glittery contemporary Manhattan, making the city pulse in
a whole new way, and it firmly establishes Leonid McGill
as one of the mystery world's most iconic, charismatic
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