Hired by a hotel magnate to locate a priceless Japanese manuscript, L. A. private eye Elvis Cole encounters the notorious Yakuza, the Japanese mob, and is drawn into a game of sexual obsession, amorality, and evil. Stalking the Angel is a righteous California book intelligent, perceptive, hard, clean.
James Elroy Elvis Cole provides more fun for the reader than any L. A. private eye to come along in years. Joseph Wambaugh Introduced in The Monkeys Raincoat, L.
A. private eye Elvis Cole has a smart mouth, a flair for martial arts, a passion for truth, and a borderline sociopath for a partner. When a ruthless hotel magnate hires Cole to find a priceless Japanese manuscript, Cole heads into a nest of notorious Yakuza in the heart of L. A. s Little Tokyo.