RaveThe Washington PostEvery Man a King reminds us why [Mosley] is a master of the genre ... The issues of inequity, race, poverty, wealth and class are all here in prose and plot, animated by everyman characters unbowed by convention, who leap off the page level-eyed and unrepentant ... There are layers of complexity. Actions don’t just have equal and opposite reactions, they slam back deadly, twofold ... Just when you think the story can’t get twistier, it does, but you don’t mind because Mosley’s writing is so rich, and his characters are not like anyone else’s, anywhere. It’s noir with a social conscience, noir with its thinking cap on.