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Charm City

Laura Lippman

Tess Monaghan Mystery #2

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ISBN
9780571319954
Date Published
13.01.2015
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Summary

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 exposé 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’s novels have won many crime fiction prizes, including the Edgar, Anthony and Agatha Awards. Sunburn (2018), her second consecutive novel to win the eDunnit Award at Crimefest, was also nominated for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and was a Waterstones Book of the Month. Her 2019 novel Lady in the Lake featured in numerous Best of Year Lists,…

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