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