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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE MAIDENS (HB)
Alex Michaelides
899

We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.


'A thrilling, heart-in-throat...(+)
Author Spotlight

Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction - at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal ...(+)

  Quentin Tarantino  
 
 
 
Charm City
Laura Lippman

Classification :
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Orion
Page Extent : 304
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780752843612
Price : 520

About the book
As a practised reporter until her newspaper went to that great pressroom in the sky, PI Tess Monaghan knows and loves every inch of her native Baltimore. It's a quirky city where baseball reigns, but lately homicide seems to be the second most popular local sport. Business tycoon 'Wink' Wynkowski is trying to change all that by bringing pro basketball back to town, and everybody's rooting for him - until a devastating, muckraking expose of his lurid past appears on the front page of the BALTIMORE BEACON-LIGHT. It's a surprise even to the newspaper's editors, who thought they'd killed the piece. Instead, the piece killed Wink, who's found in his garage with the car running. Tess is hired to find the unknown computer hacker who planted the lethal story - but it doesn't take long for her to discover deeper, darker secrets...

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Laura Lippman
Before becoming a full time novelist, Laura Lippman was a newspaper
reporter for 20 years, including 12 at the Baltimore Sun. She lives in
Baltimore.
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In a Strange City (PB)
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The Last Place (PB)
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The Sugar House (PB)
What the Dead Know (PB)
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