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Hush Hush

Laura Lippman‘s Tess Monaghan books have taken a back seat to her standalone writing in recent years, but thankfully the ‘accidental detective’ is back in Hush Hush – the 12th in the series. Monaghan now has a three-year-old daughter and this weighs heavily on her mind because…
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Interview: Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman began her crime-writing career while working as a journalist, including 12 years at the Baltimore Sun (which also employed David Simon, creator of The Wire and Lippman’s husband). Her eighth standalone novel, After I’m Gone, was recently published in paperback and this month…
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Hush Hush

Written by Laura Lippman — If you hadn’t been paying attention, it would be easy enough to miss the fact that Laura Lippman has written a series featuring private detective Tess Monaghan since the late 90s. In recent years, Lippman’s perhaps been better known for her…
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Death Can't Take a Joke

On the Radar — This week our new books column brings you novellas, short stories and novels from writers across the spectrum of crime fiction. We’ve got Anya Lipska’s second novel entitled Death Can’t Take a Joke, a new one from Laura Lippman and 12…
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Questions are being asked

On the Radar — We’ll start this week with Laura Lippman’s latest release in which old crimes are unravelled after four decades when, finally, someone starts asking the right questions. There’s a return to Hull with David Mark, and Chris Pavone follows up his hit…
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