When the Thrill Is Gone
A Leonid McGill Mystery
By Walter Mosley
(NAL Trade, Paperback, 9780451235657, 384pp.)
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
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Leonid McGill can't say no to the beautiful woman who walks into his office with a stack of cash and a story. She's married to a rich art collector. Now she fears for her life. Leonid knows better than to believe her, but he can't afford to turn her away, even if he knows this woman's tale will bring him straight to death's door.
Walter Mosley is one of America's most celebrated and beloved writers, and is the author of the Easy Rawlins novels as well as the new Leonid McGill series. Born in Los Angeles, he lives in New York.
- Leonid McGill references the strings of "karma" in conjunction with his relationship with Iran. How does karma haunt and benefit each of the book's characters? What other aspects of karma come up in this story?