Tempest Tales, The
FICTION / General
The author of 30 critically acclaimed works, Walter Mosley has had his novels translated into 23 languages. The Tempest Tales, an Essence Book Club Recommended Read, features Tempest Landry, a black man shot down by an over-eager cop. But that’s not the end of the line for Tempest. Unwilling to accept St. Peter’s judgment that he spend eternity in Hell, Tempest is sent back to Harlem— guardian angel in tow—to make things right.