Books by Joe Ide

HI FIVE  by Joe Ide
Released: Jan. 28, 2020

"Mystery and detection compete with a gorgeous swarm of supercharged personalities on their own wild rides."
Unlicensed, untrammeled, uncensored South Central shamus Isaiah Quintabe's fourth case could be his toughest—and not because it's so hard to figure out whodunit. Read full book review >
WRECKED by Joe Ide
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"There's a harder, darker edge to the violence that gives this ripsnorting follow-up a rueful yet resonant aftertaste, perhaps in anticipation of more unsettling jolts in the hero's future."
The hip-hop generation's answer to Sherlock Holmes returns fast and furious in the third installment of Ide's (Righteous, 2017, etc.) celebrated series. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"A thrilling follow-up to one of the more auspicious detective-series debuts in recent memory."
The game's afoot once again for 20-something genius sleuth Isaiah Quintabe, who has two cases to deal with: one leading him to mayhem in Las Vegas, the other to the man responsible for his brother's death. Read full book review >
IQ by Joe Ide
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"The present day, with its high-strung social media and emotional overload, could use a contemporary hero like Ide's, more inclined to use his brain than his mouth (or fists) to vanquish evil and subdue dread."
Sherlock Holmes comes to South Central Los Angeles. Only he's black, never finished high school, and can't seem to hold on to a regular job. Read full book review >