Charm City: A Tess Monaghan Novel (Mass Market Paperbound)
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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
Since her debut in 1997, Laura Lippman has been heralded for her thoughtful, timely crime novels set in her beloved hometown of Baltimore. She is the author of twenty works of fiction, including eleven Tess Monaghan mysteries. She lives in Baltimore, New Orleans, and New York City with her family.
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