Sometimes I find myself looking for books on certain topics instead of genre and it gets really frustrating when trying to narrow that down to authors of color. I've often wished for a database that would allow me to search for books by topic or subject matter. No luck yet. Meanwhile, I thought I'd start bringing my readers some lists of books by authors of color on various subjects. My inaugural lists actually visits a topic I never indulge in but, the Mr. does. So, here's some crime fiction...
Uncredited Rewrite says you should read this one because it's "a slick thriller that shows the seedy side of L.A. Ridley's characters arrive in the city of angels with dreams but end up just trying to survive."
Uncredited Rewrite says check this one out because "it's a black comedy about four women crying out for better treatment than their lives have to offer."