Devil in a Blue Dress (Paperback)

Walter Mosley

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

* WINNER OF THE CWA JOHN CREASEY AWARD*

* THE FIRST NOVEL BY INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER WALTER MOSLEY *

'A damn good read'
VAL MCDERMID

'A brilliant novel'
JONATHAN KELLERMAN

'A first novel of astonishing virtuosity'
SUNDAY TIMES

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...

'Magnificent... a wonderful new talent' Financial Times

'Sharp and meatily convincing' The Times

'Perfectly balanced concoctions of lust, violence, politics and race' Sunday Times

Publication date: 12/01/2017

£8.99

ISBN: 9781781255193

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Crime, Fiction, Serpent's Tail Classics

Introduction by: Val McDermid

Devil in a Blue Dress (Ebook)

Walter Mosley

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

* WINNER OF THE CWA JOHN CREASEY AWARD*

* THE FIRST NOVEL BY INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER WALTER MOSLEY *

'A damn good read'
VAL MCDERMID

'A brilliant novel'
JONATHAN KELLERMAN

'A first novel of astonishing virtuosity'
SUNDAY TIMES

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...

'Magnificent... a wonderful new talent' Financial Times

'Sharp and meatily convincing' The Times

'Perfectly balanced concoctions of lust, violence, politics and race' Sunday Times

Publication date: 12/01/2017

£4.99

ISBN: 9781847652362

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Crime, Fiction, Serpent's Tail Classics

Introduction by: Val McDermid

Devil in a Blue Dress (Paperback)

Walter Mosley

30th Anniversary edition of the bestselling novel with a timely new introduction by the National Book Award Lifetime Achievement Medal-winning author

'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.

Publication date: 08/10/2020

£9.99

ISBN: 9781788167956

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Crime, Fiction, Serpent's Tail Classics

Introduction by: Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley

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.