Out of The Easy

Out of The Easy - Ruta Sepetys Ruta Sepetys has made a fan out of me! Shades of Gray was a great, if dark read with a strong heroine. This book brings the same strength of character with Josie. The New Orleans setting was what really sold me. I visited a couple of years ago and found the city very captivating- there's so much character and history. Sepetys captures the spirit of the city and the times.

Also, Willie. The whorehouse madam is really something. Her character weaves all the other threads together. This book is part mystery, part straight historical fiction and 100% a great read from start to finish.