The Cocktail Waitress

by James M. Cain

Following her husband's death in a suspicious car accident, beautiful young widow Joan Medford is forced to take a job serving drinks in a cocktail lounge to make ends meet and to have a chance of regaining custody of her young son. At the job she encounters two men who take an interest in her, a handsome young schemer who makes her blood race and a wealthy but unwell older man who rewards her for her attentions with a $50,000 tip and an unconventional offer of marriage...

"The Cocktail Waitress is another gem for Cain fans - and all lovers of classic noir." - Noir Journal

Year First Published:2012

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