Who is Big Ed and who does he want detective Jake Rossiter pushing up daisies? To find out, Rossiter—with the help of his able-bodied girl Friday, Miss Jenkins—digs through layers of vice & violence in Seattle’s seamy underbelly, and he uncovers a case of corruption & prejudice that pits him one-to-one with hysterical dames, out-of-town muscle & the entire Rat City police force.
2001 Shamus Award Nominee for "Best First P.I. Novel"
About the Author
Curt has also written a series of humorous mysteries with Waverly Fitzgerald, under the pen name of Waverly Curtis. The first in the series, Dial C for Chihuahua, was published by Kensington in October 2012, followed by Chihuahua Confidential and The Big Chihuahua in 2013, and A Chihuahua in Every Stocking and The Chihuahua Always Sniffs Twice in 2014. The Silence of the Chihuahuas has a publication date of October 2015.
Rat City is the first in a series of detective novels featuring Jake Rossiter and Miss Jenkins. Their adventures continue in Sayonaraville and Queer Street