Baltimore Blues: The Crime Fiction of Laura Lippman
Since bursting onto the scene with "Baltimore Blues" in 1997, Laura Lippman has established herself as a major force in crime fiction. Starting with her Baltimore-based Detective series featuring PI Tess Monaghan and then branching out into a remarkable string of stand alone novels, including the best-selling "What the Dead Know", Lippman has developed a reputation for superb plotting, psychologically complex characters, and an elegant, unadorned writing style. She has won every major award the mystery and crime fiction field has to offer.
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