Devil in a Blue Dress

Introduction by: Val McDermid
Imprint: Serpent's Tail
Pages: 231
Subject: Fiction, Serpent's Tail Classics, Crime

Devil in a Blue Dress

Walter Mosley

The bestselling, award-winning first novel by the internationally acclaimed crime writer Walter Mosley introduces his most famous character - Easy Rawlins

Paperback(Preorder only)
9781781255193 (Published 12 Jan 2017)
£8.99

About the book

I need to find somebody and I might need a little help looking ... 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 ...

About the author

Walter Mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His popular mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins began with Devil in a Blue Dress in 1990, which was later made into a film starring Denzel Washington. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in New York.

Reviews

A first novel of astonishing virtuosity, upending Chandler's LA to show a dark side of a different kind

- Sunday Times

Magnificent ... a wonderful new talent

- Financial Times

A brilliant novel. Period.

- Jonathan Kellerman

Always a damn good read

- Val McDermid

Sharp and meatily convincing ... one of the most impressive first crime novels

- The Times

Additional Information

Introduction by: Val McDermid
Imprint: Serpent's Tail
Pages: 231
Subject: Fiction, Serpent's Tail Classics, Crime