Title: Devil in a Blue Dress
Author: Mosley, Walter (Author’s Website)
Genre: Mysteries, African-American Fiction
Bibliographic: Washington Square Press, 263 pages, Hardcover List Price $42.00, Paperback List Price $16.00, Audiobook CD List Price $9.99, Audiobook List Price $21.95, ISBNs 9780393028546, 9780743451796, 9780671511425, 9780671019822, 9781442082427, 9781560547228, 9781451612486, 9781852427498, 9780330321143, 9781841975276
Publication Date: June 17, 1990
Rating: ★★★★☆/♥♥♥♥♡ (The rating scale is here).
Appeal Factors: Character-driven, atmospheric, gritty, books to movies
Why I picked it up: I attended an event recently where Walter Mosley was the keynote speaker, and he was phenomenal, so I bought this for the bus ride home.
S.I.A.S.: Easy Rawlins needs money, and finding Daphne Monet seems like a good way to get some.