In Big Trouble (Mass Market Paperbound)
Tess Monaghan has learned the hard way how to survive on the streets of Baltimorefirst as a fearless investigative reporter and lately as a p.i. But a new case is about to take her way out of her element. What begins with a tantalizing shard of a newspaper headline, In Big Trouble, above a photograph of an old boyfriend will end far away in another world, where people dress and talk differently . . . and rich peoples games can have lethal consequences. Here where the sun is mercilessand curiosity can kill faster than a rattlers biteTess is going to have to confront her past and, hopefully, live to tell about it. For the answers she seeks about a man she thought she knew may be somehow linked to a murderer who two-steps to a very deadly drummer.
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 Gonecoming out inFebruary, 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.