Devil in a Blue Dress By

Walter Mosley


The time is 1948, the town is Los Angeles, and Easy Rawlins is a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friends' bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs..

Devil in a Blue Dress