By Sara Gran
“Reads . . . as if David Lynch directed a Raymond Chandler novel.”—CNN
This knock-out begin to a bracingly unique new sequence positive aspects Claire DeWitt, the world’s maximum PI—at least, that is what she calls herself. A one-time youngster detective in Brooklyn, she is a follower of the esoteric French detective Jacques Silette, whose mysterious instruction manual Détection inspired Claire’s strange practices. Claire additionally has deep roots in New Orleans, the place she was once mentored through Silette’s scholar the bright Constance Darling—until Darling was once murdered. while a revered DA is going lacking she returns to the hurricane-ravaged urban to determine why.
“The hard-living, wisecracking titular detective bounces round post-Katrina New Orleans attempting to song down a lacking prosecutor during this auspicious debut of a brand new secret series—and the massive effortless is every piece her equivalent in sass and flavor.”—Elle
“Reminds me why I fell in love with the genre.”—Laura Lippman
"I love this book!" -- Sue Grafton