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by Sin Soracco (Goodreads Author)
For a down-on-her-luck parolee with still-nimble fingers, sex, dope, and a boss with a penchant for discrete blackmail are all in a day's work--and murder is just a matter of time. Sin Soracco's new streetwise seduction of a novel combines the knowing noir of Jim Thompson with a sexy swagger that's all her own.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published November 1st 1992 by Dutton Books
(first published 1992)
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Edge City follows Reno, a white woman fresh out of prison. Except for an unfriendly parole officer, no one is waiting for her outside the prison walls. . She checks into a cheap hotel and worries about how to pay the rent. Her ex-girlfriend Susanna, who now goes by Su’ad the Fortunate, is working as a belly dancer in the rundown Club Istanbul. Although Susanna is none too thrilled to see her, Reno begins waitressing at the club, beginning the dreary hustle of trying to make ends meet without ...more