Search Results: "Laura Lippman"


BOOK REVIEW

LAURA by Larry Watson
Released: June 1, 2000

"A finely wrought, if emotionally cool, tale of enduring passion."
The story of a man's long obsession with a beautiful woman poet, the latest from award-winning novelist Watson (White Crosses, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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LAURA by Hilary Norman
Released: Sept. 19, 1994

"Shallow escapism for the romance-starved. (First serial to Good Housekeeping; Literary Guild selection)"
A Cinderella story of a woman educated in the school of hard knocks, by pulp veteran Norman (Spellbound, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >

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HARDLY KNEW HER by Laura Lippman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 2008

"Lippman fans won't be disappointed with these small treasures."
People, places and the things they love are the focus of Lippman's unwavering gaze in this collection of 17 stories, 15 of them reprints from 2001-07. Read full book review >

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WHAT THE DEAD KNOW by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 13, 2007

"Lippman (To the Power of Three, 2005, etc.) crafts a tale that resonates long after the last page is turned."
A hit-and-run on the Beltway forces the Baltimore County police to reopen a 30-year-old kidnapping. Read full book review >

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IN A STRANGE CITY by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 11, 2001

"If Lippman has her way, Baltimore will be a strange city no longer, but the delight of readers from there to San Diego."
It should be a routine case for private investigator Tess Weinstein Monaghan (The Sugar House, 2000). Read full book review >

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THE MOST DANGEROUS THING by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 23, 2011

"No one explores the delicate interplay between children and the adults they grow into better than Lippman (I'd Know You Anywhere, 2010, etc.)."
Childhood playmates can't quite put their past behind them in Lippman's tale of growing up too fast but not at all. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER THING TO FALL by Laura Lippman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 2008

"Like lunch at Atwater's, Tess's latest leaves you fully satisfied but looking forward to next time."
An early morning rowing accident lands Baltimore PI Tess Monaghan (No Good Deeds, 2006, etc.) what may be the worst job of her life. Read full book review >

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NO GOOD DEEDS by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 27, 2006

"After Lippman's crossover stint (To the Power of Three, 2005, etc.), Tess is better than ever."
Trying to save the world one boy at a time buys a world of trouble for private eye Tess Monaghan and her boyfriend Crow. Read full book review >

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EVERY SECRET THING by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 2, 2003

"Lucid, tight, and compelling. It's Lippman's gift to show the Good Ronnie and Bad Ronnie in every one of her characters, leaving no one unscathed and no one unredeemed."
The creator of Tess Monaghan (The Last Place, 2002, etc.) crosses over in a chilling study of mothers, daughters, love, and murder. Read full book review >

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THE LAST PLACE by Laura Lippman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Tess never stops searching—for answers, for justice, and for self-perception—and Lippman never quits until she's captured each breathtaking moment of her heroine's dizzying trip."
When Whitney Talbot offers Tess Monaghan a job, Tess is inclined to brush her best friend off. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Like Mary Cassatt, Lippman studies families with a different eye than her male contemporaries, showing the heartbreaking complexity of life with those you love."
Lippman (The Most Dangerous Thing, 2011, etc.), who specializes in tales of feckless parents and their luckless kids, puts a madam at the center of her latest dysfunctional family. Read full book review >

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I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE by Laura Lippman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"Ex-journalist Lippman (Life Sentence, 2009, etc.) never forgets as she moves from past to present and from perspective to perspective that nothing is more important—or more elusive—than the truth."
A suburban wife and mother confronts her past when she receives a letter from the man who kidnapped her as a teenager. Read full book review >