In this riveting mystery from New York Times bestselling author Walter Mosley, Ptolemy Grey is back and on the hunt for a killer. Ptolemy Grey is 91 years old and not long for this world. But he’s still sharp as a tack, and when his friend Toussaint dies suddenly, leaving behind an unfinished manuscript clueing Ptolemy in to the location of hidden treasure, he knows it’s up to him to find it before anyone else does. accompanied by his young neighbor named Zenobia Brown – who might be either salvation or destruction – Ptolemy sets out into the streets of Los Angeles on what could very well be his final adventure. With enemies all around him and time running short, Ptolemy has to rely on more than just his wits if he wants to make it out alive.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves a good mystery. With enough suspense to keep you on the edge of your seat, it’s perfect for those looking for a thrilling read.
- The characters are interesting and well-drawn
- The plot is fast-paced and thrilling
- It’s a great book for seniors
- The book is too short
- The ending is unsatisfying
- Ptolemy Grey is annoying
Learn more about the author
Walter Mosley is one of the most acclaimed and popular writers in America today. He has written more than 35 books, including 11 New York Times bestsellers. His work has been translated into nearly 20 languages and won numerous prizes, including an O Henry award, a Grammy Award, and two NAACP Image Awards. In 2009 he was inducted into the French Order of Arts and Letters.
“Mosley’s fans will not be disappointed as the author has created another engaging and complex character in Ptolemy Grey…[The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey] is a fast-paced, suspenseful mystery that never flags.”
“Walter Mosley is a master at writing complex and layered mystery novels…The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey is no exception. The novel is filled withMosley’s signature elements – rich characters, settings steeped in history, and intricate plot lines.”
“Walter Mosley never disappoints! The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey is a spellbinding mystery that will keep you guessing until the very end. I absolutely loved it!”