Devil in a Blue Dress
* WINNER OF THE CWA DIAMOND DAGGER FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT * * A STUNNING NEW 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION * *INCLUDES AN AFTERWORD BY VAL MCDERMID *
'One of fifty books to read before you die' - SUNDAY MIRROR 'Mosley is a literary artist as well as a master of mystery' - NEW YORK TIMES
'I need to find somebody and I might need a little help looking...'
It's the summer of '48 in the city of Angels and there's heat on the streets when Daphne Monet hits the sidewalk. Heat when she disappears with a trunkload of somebody else's cash.
Easy Rawlins is a war veteran just fired from his job. Drinking in a friend's bar, he wonders how to meet his mortgage when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will locate Miss Monet, a blonde with a reputation. It's a simple decision, but for one thing. Nobody warned him - better the devil you know... In the sleazy, fearful city, Easy must rely on his instincts, not just to solve the case, but to save his own life.Adapted into an award-winning film starring Denzel Washington and Don Cheadle, Devil in a Blue is a legendary novel from a master of the mystery genre.
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