Thorndike Press

Out of the Easy

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  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1410458733
  • ISBN-13: 9781410458735
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.30 lbs ( .59 kgs)
  • 456 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released June 2013
  • Bestsellers

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A New York Times Bestselling Author

It’s 1950 in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The daughter of a brothel prostitute‚ Josie Moraine wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan to get out‚ but a mysterious death leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother‚ her conscience‚ and Willie Woodley‚ the brusque madam on Conti Street. Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a quest for the truth.


Customer Reviews

“The sensual yet rigidly class-based setting is a real standout … Readers will fin Josie irresistible from the get-go and will devour the sultry mix of mystery‚ historical detail‚ and romance.”

— Publishers Weekly (starred)