Reporter-turned-p.i. Tess Monaghan loves every inch of her native Baltimorea quirky city where baseball reigns, and homicide seems to be the second most popular sport. Business tycoon Wink Wynkowski wants to change all of that by bringing pro-basketball back to towna laudable mission thats greeted with widespread cheers . . . and a muckraking front page exposÉ of his past in the Baltimore Beacon-Light. The Blights surprised editors are sure they killed the piece. Instead, the piece kills Wynkowski, whos discovered asphyxiated in his garage with his cars engine running. Now the paper wants former newshound Tess to track down the rogue computer hacker whose prank took a human life. But theres more than cyber-crime involved hereand Tess is about to discover firsthand that trying to stay alive in Charm City is murder these days.
About the Author
Laura Lippman is the author of eleven novels featuring Baltimore private detective Tess Monaghan, seven stand-alone novels, and a short story collection. Her six most recent books have all been New York Times bestsellers. Lippman has won numerous literary prizes for her work, including the Edgar®, Anthony, Nero Wolfe, Agatha, Gumshoe, Barry, and Macavity Awards. A recent recipient of the first-ever Mayor's Prize, she lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband, David Simon; their daughter; and her stepson.
Praise for Charm City: A Tess Monaghan Novel…
“Both entertaining and unexpectedly touching. More Please.”
Mystery fans can anticipate an engrosising series.