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Lady in the Lake

Laura Lippman conjures up a compelling picture of 1960s Baltimore in this fine piece of immersive crime writing. When a seemingly solid marriage crumbles, Maddie Schwartz sets her sights on becoming a reporter for the local newspaper. She’s determined to make a name for herself,…
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Lady in the Lake

Written by Laura Lippman — Here’s an author who has garnered a legion of fans over the years – including Stephen King, who has reviewed Lady in the Lake for the New York Times, no less – so how does Laura Lippman keep writing such…
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Back to Poe land

On the Radar — The Baltimore area was home to one of the first great crime fiction authors in the form of Edgar Allan Poe, and it’s also home to one of the contemporary greats, Laura Lippman. It’s her latest release, Lady in the Lake,…
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Sunburn

Written by Laura Lippman — As well as her Tess Monaghan series of detective books, Baltimore-based crime author Laura Lippman also writes incredible standalone crime novels that conjure up very real characters and very human situations in an effortless and composed manner. What the Dead…
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It's not Easy, but it's out this week

On the Radar — The coming week sees the launch of top US author Walter Mosley’s latest detective novel, and the surprise here is that it doesn’t feature his number one star character Easy Rawlins. But that’s OK, because we’re always on the lookout for…
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