Fear of the Dark

When his aptly named cousin Useless embroils him in extortion and murder, cowardly bookseller Paris Minton turns once again to Fearless Jones, ”the Lancelot of South L.A.”

Femme Fatale
Black goddess Angel Allmont entices white businessmen to their ruin.

Bottom Line
Another of Mosley’s sharp portraits of mid-’50s ghetto life and racial tension, but Fearless is too good to be true — and the plot too slack to yield much suspense.

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