All I Did Was Shoot My Man - Walter Mosley

All I Did Was Shoot My Man

By Walter Mosley

  • Release Date: 2012-01-24
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 216 Ratings


In this gritty, fast-paced crime novel, a resilient ex-con seeks redemption and uncovers a web of high-stakes secrets as Detective Leonid McGill tries to prove her innocence.

Zella Grisham never denied shooting her boyfriend. That’s not why she did eight years of hard time on a sixteen-year sentence. It’s that the shooting inadvertently led to charges of grand theft. Talk about bad luck.

Leonid McGill has reasons to believe she’s innocent. But reopening the case is only serving to unsettle McGill’s private life even further—and expose a family secret that’s like a kick to the gut.

As the case unfolds, as the truth of what happened eight years ago becomes more damning and more complex than anyone dreamed, McGill and Zella realize that everyone is guilty of something, and that sometimes the sins of the past can be too damaging to ever forget. Or ever forgive.


  • All I did was shoot my man

    By wkays
    Superbly written with multiple layers of complex story lines.
  • Sci o mom

    By 1Bigtime
    Well written did not expect the ending.exciting