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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

Laura Lippman is the author of eleven novels featuring Baltimore private detective Tess Monaghan, eight stand-alone novels, including After I'm Gone coming out in February, 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(R), Anthony, Nero Wolfe, Agatha, Gumshoe, Barry, and Macavity Awards.

Praise For…

“Both entertaining and unexpectedly touching. More Please.”
-Baltimore Sun

Mystery fans can anticipate an engrosising series.
-Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062070760
ISBN-10: 0062070762
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: November 29th, 2011
Pages: 384
Language: English